Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Jimmer For Threee!

During the NBA draft on June 23, the Sacramento Kings received rights to the services of former Brigham Young University standout, Jimmer Fredette due to a trade with the Milwaukee Bucks and the Charlotte Bobcats earlier that night.

With the addition of Fredette, who averaged 29 points per game and earned the National Player of the Year award during his last season at BYU, the Kings are built to put a lot of points on the board for many seasons to come. Former R.O.Y. ( Rookie of the Year), Tyreke Evans will be in his third season with the Kings and he and Fredette will potentially have the opportunity switch off the point guard and shooting guard positions during games in the upcoming season.

I think Evans should be the primary point guard because his ability to get to the rim off the dribble, as well as, his court vision are very impressive. And with Fredette's unrealistic range from beyond the three-point line the Kings would be a hard team to guard, especially with Evans demanding help from the defense with his penetration.

The Kings have another pure scorer in Marcus Thornton who could also shoot the lights out from anywhere on the court, and they have a sometimes hotheaded, but very talented young big man in DeMarcus Cousins who (when focused) can produce a 20 point 10 rebound game every night.

Sacramento is very young, but talented team and have the potential to make some noise and get into the playoffs in the near future just like another young and talented team that made it into the playoffs this past NBA season, the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Kings' announcers will be in for a lot of "Jimmer for threeee!" statements when this pinpoint shooter begins his, hopefully long career in the NBA.

1 comment:

  1. Hi - what's happening in the sports arena?