We're just 6 days away from the NBA Draft - which will completely change the life of Jimmer Fredette. But on Friday afternoon, the Glens Falls native managed to squeeze in a visit to his hometown and former elementary school before he becomes a professional basketball player.
Jimmer Fredette is about to become a player in the NBA but the Glens Falls High School graduate is already a player on the reality television scene. Today, "Jimmer Fredette - Follow Jimmer" began airing in webisodes on a dedicated YouTube channel and is also being &nb…
Admittedly, that's a little bit of hyperbole. Ok. That's an absurd amount of hyperbole. But as we begin to examine the NBA prospects of the fightin' Jimmer, I think a realistic comparison can be made with a certain Canadian point guard who plays in the desert.
Jimmer got Jimmered. In the end, Jimmer Fredette just ran out of steam as the Sweet 16 wasn't so sweet for BYU. Florida defeated BYU in the Southeast Regional Semifinal, 83-74 in overtime - putting an end to the college career of the Glens Falls native.
The NCAA Tournament Edition of the "Jimmer Show" premiered in Denver on Thursday night and opening night was quite entertaining. Fredette scored 32 points to lead 3rd seeded BYU to a 74-66 win over #14 Wofford in the Southeast Region.