The NBA is facing an imminent lockout -- which means it's the PERFECT time for former BYU superstar Jimmer Fredette to go on his Mormon mission ... right? RIGHT? READ MORE >
James Taft "Jimmer" Fredette (born February 25, 1989) is an American professional basketball player with the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted 10th overall in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks and subsequently traded to the Sacramento Kings on Draft night. He gained national fame during his collegiate career at Brigham Young University, where he was the 2011 leading scorer in all of the NCAA Division I basketball, earning all major National Player of the Year honors, including the Wooden Award, the Naismith Award, the Adolph Rupp Trophy, and the Oscar Robertson Trophy. Fredette is a native of Glens Falls, New York. Fredette was born in Glens Falls, New York to parents Al and Kay Fredette, as the youngest of three children. Named James Taft Fredette, he later received the nickname "Jimmer" from his mother.