Some say the trouble lies with the Kings’ coaches and front office. Maybe. But they aren’t alone in their assessment of Fredette as a role player. He was the 10th pick in a shallow 2011 draft. A source close to the Jazz says they wouldn’t have picked him even if he had been available with the 12th pick.
Either way, Fredette needs a change of scenery, and he’ll likely get it since he’s a free agent next summer. But that won’t drastically alter the picture.
“He’s played well lately, but the one thing that hurt him, and the whole team, is turnovers,” said coach Mike Malone. “He has to value the ball at a high level.”
Turnovers, defense, trouble getting open the story doesn’t change. Fredette is in an uneasy place.
But he can shoot.
The question is whether more shots will ever come his way.
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