"Certainly, it's a unique situation," Kings coach Paul Westphal said of Jimmermania on Saturday. "I've been in some situations where some of my players have had cult followings before. It's often part of the NBA. If it continues, it means you're really, really good. I know Jimmer has not been caught up in overvaluing that. You appreciate the fans and the adulation and it's something special. We want him to embrace that and the team to embrace that.
"But at the same time, it doesn't mean anything if you can't back it up. Your focus is the job and the circus is the circus. I know Jimmer is very good at separating that."
Westphal looks forward to Fredette bringing the Jimmermania circus to Sacramento.
"I take it as a big plus," he said. "We want people to watch us play and enjoy watching us and think it's a lot of fun. We look forward to it."
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