Growing up, Jimmer Fredette always dreamed of playing in the NBA. Years later, after being named college basketball’s Player of the Year by almost every outlet, he achieved more than he could have ever dreamed. The Making of Jimmer tells the story of how Jimmer came to conquer the world of college hoops, as well as the trials and tribulations he encountered along the way. Check out the trailer: Read More »
Wait, so you’re telling me that someone made a documentary about Jimmer Fredette and BYU Basketball this season? Is that something you might be interested in? Yes. If you’re like me, check out the trailer for the upcoming documentary titled, Amazing, chronicling BYU’s historic 2010-11 season and run to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.
On Monday, Jimmer Fredette formally introduced the world to his girlfriend, BYU cheerleader Whitney Wonnacott, while getting the VIP treatment at the Real Salt Lake (Major League Soccer) game in Sandy, Utah. Now, through his all-access series on YouTube called “Follow Jimmer,” we get a one-on-one interview with Whitney where she dishes on her relationship with Jimmer and how they’re going to make it work once he’s in the NBA.
Thankfully for all you fanatics out there, Jimmer Fredette is documenting every step of the way as he prepares for the NBA Draft and beyond. Going behind the scenes with an ongoing, all-access series on YouTube called “Follow Jimmer,” you can watch him workout, eat in his hotel room and do just about anything else. In one of his latest entries, Jimmer introduces us to his girlfriend, BYU cheerleader Whitney Wonnacott, while getting the VIP treatment at the Real Salt Lake (Major League Soccer) game at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. Play on, playa.
Now that Jimmer Fredette’s college career has come to an end, it’s time to look at his NBA potential. Tyler Hansbrough, J.J. Redick and Stephen Curry stirred similar controversy when their record-breaking careers ended and the NBA horizon loomed. Take a look as we debate the potential of arguably the best player in college basketball. Read More »
After a program-defining win at San Diego State, the BYU men’s basketball team, owners of a stellar 27-2 record and first place in the Mountain West Conference at the time, looked poised to capture a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. With the National Player of the Year in point guard Jimmer Fredette, and a No. 3 ranking in the country, fans in Provo were preparing for a run deep into March. Suddenly, however, the best team in the 136-year history of the Mormon school seemed to evaporate overnight. Forward Brandon Davies, the Cougars’ leading rebounder and third leading scorer, was dismissed from the team for violating the university’s honor code. Read More »
As SI.com’s Hot Clicks noted this morning, “It’s impossible to keep up with all the videos dedicated to BYU guard Jimmer Fredette.” But there’s none that even compare to this. Watch as Scott Winn and Stephen Jones of The Known Network mashup The Jimmer with the man from “Bed Intruder” fame, Antoine Dodson, in “Court Intruder.” And yes, there is plenty of Auto-Tune.
Jimmer Fredette does not play in a conference with seven ranked teams. Nor does he have the majority of his games nationally televised. He will not wow you with a handle straight from the playgrounds of New York City or Chicago, and his athleticism leaves a lot to be desired.
But the Glen Falls, N.Y., native has emerged as the best player in college basketball. Read More »