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Published: Sunday, March 2 2014 3:15 p.m. MST

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Salt Lake City , UT

Good luck to Jimmer. Some of us (may be just me) Utah fans are cheering for you.

Orem, UT


Make it count Jimmer. Can't wait to see what you can do on a real team.

Joe Schmoe
Orem, UT

Wait a minute. All of those guys with the pac 12 stickers on their cars (Is pac 12 a team?) told me that he was going to Turkey?

CHICAGO BULLS! Nice. Best of luck to Brother Fredette!

Big 12 Call Yet?
Ogden, UT

Good for jimmer, it will be interesting to see if Tom thibodeau can turn him into a playable player.

I'm just really surprised that the best player at byu in over 30 years isn't good enough to start anywhere in the NBA.

Who was the last byu player to start regularly in the NBA?

I think Shawn Bradley, who is regarded as one of the biggest flops ever(for such a high pick) is the only player to really do much in the NBA in 3 decades.

And it doesn't look like Jimmer or Davies has much of a future other than minor role players.

Anyway, best of luck Jimmer. If it doesn't work out, there's nothing wrong with playing in Europe. Maybe your wife would like to live in Europe.

Provo, UT

Is this Chicago in Germany or Turkey? All I remember reading is he would have to sign in Europe and that he was done in the NBA. Any help on my world geography would be appreciated.

Farmington, UT


Thanks for the nice sentiments. I also wish Jimmer success.

Salt Lake City, UT

Great news! I hope they put you to work Jimmer. The paycheck is great I am sure, but will be much better if the Bulls have you earn it. Love what you did gainst NY last month and would love to see a repeat this month. Congrats on another chance to demonstrate your skills!

Overton, NV

But, but, but...we all heard that nobody wanted him! This simply can't be true!

In all seriousness, good luck, Jimmer. Work hard and make the most of your opportunities.

Anaheim, CA

Jimmer is free at last - good luck in the Windy City!

I think he's going to surprise a few naysayers.

Christopher B
Ogden, UT

If Jimmer doesn't get much playing time in Chicago I wonder if byu fans still start blaming it on the Bulls organization like they did to Sacramento? Or will reality start to set in that Jimmer is not NBA starter material, even though he's the best player from byu in 30 years.

I think based on the fact that Jimmer is the best player at byu in several decades, byu fans assumed that meant he was good enough to be more than just a minor role player in the NBA.

But he's not very athletic and athleticism is important in the NBA.

Riley Mendenhall
Provo, UT

I don't understand the obsession with Jason Collins and Jimmer Fredette.

Collins and Fredette are 12th men in the NBA but the media treats them like they are Michael Jordan.

Stop The Nonsense
El Paso, TX

Well great, now that Jimmer is out of Sacramento what am I going to fast for tomorrow?

B Russ
Ephraim, UT

Glad to see Jimmer get out of Sacramento. Thibbs appreciates good shooters and will give him a fair shot in Chicago.

Salt Lake City, UT

I am now a Bulls fan.

Provo, UT

Kings just lost a fan, Lets go Bulls. I mean Jazz still better

Steve C. Warren

@Big 12 Call Yet?

Apparently you forgot about Danny Ainge.

Go Jimmer.

River Coug
Fort Mohave, AZ

To the person asking about BYU players in the NBA in the last. 30 years, Fred Roberts was a regular starter and Danny Ainge was an All-Star and had more playoff success than any Ute. Now can you answer mine? Chris doesn't seem to want to answer them. Which program, BYU or Utah, has more NBA draft picks in the past ten years (hint: it's 3-1)? Ready for another? Which program, BYU or Utah, has more NCAA appearances in the past 10 years (hint: it's 7-3)? Which program, BYU or Utah, has produced more consensus NCAA players of the year in the past ten years (hint: it's 1-0)? Which program, BYU or Utah, has won 7 of 8 and 11 of 13 in the rivalry? Last question: What does it say about the U that a team with so little success putting players in the NBA has so dominated them? Thank you ahead of time.

metamora, IL

Glad to hear Jimmer got a team to sign him. Sorry to hear it was the Bulls. Can I just cheer for Jimmer without cheering for the Bulls?


Very good news from young Mr. Fredette. I hope he finds the situation that best suits him. Good luck Jimmer.

Provo, UT

What you don't understand is that "13th man" is a euphemism for water boy.

Good luck, Jimmer. You continue to be overrated.

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