|July 18 7:32 AM PT8:32 AM MT9:32 AM CT10:32 AM ET14:32 GMT22:32 7:32 AM MST9:32 AM EST18:32 UAE16:3210:32 ET9:32 AM CT13:32 - People familiar with the moves say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to contract terms with guard Jimmer Fredette and forward Darius Miller. Two people confirmed Fredette's deal.
Analysis: The 6-foot-2 Fredette averaged 5.6 points in 49 games last season with Sacramento and Chicago, shooting nearly 48 percent from 3-point range. A former NCAA national player of the year with BYU, Fredette was picked 10th overall by Sacramento in 2011.
|Mar. 1 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET23:07 GMT7:07 4:07 PM MST6:07 PM EST3:07 UAE (+1)00:0718:07 ET5:07 PM CT22:07 - The Chicago Bulls and free-agent guard Jimmer Fredette have announced a contract that covers the rest of the season.
Analysis: Fredette, the 10th overall pick in the 2011 draft, was bought out by the Sacramento Kings on Thursday and cleared waivers on Saturday. He is averaging just 5.9 points and 11.3 minutes in his third season.
|Feb. 25 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET16:35 GMT0:35 9:35 AM MST11:35 AM EST20:35 UAE17:3511:35 ET10:35 AM CT15:35 - A person familiar with the talks says the Sacramento Kings and Fredette are working on a buyout of his contract.
Analysis: Fredette would be a free agent if he clears waivers. The Kings drafted Fredette with the 10th pick in 2011 after a sensational run at BYU, where he won The Associated Press' player of the year award his senior season. Fredette never lived up to the fanfare in Sacramento, though the franchise's turmoil - and playing for three different coaches - didn't help his cause.
|Feb. 12 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:5823:58 ET10:58 PM CT2:58 - Fredette scored a career-high 24 points Wednesday in a win over New York.
Analysis: Don't let it fool you. His minutes and scoring average are both down this season from his first two years in the league.