2012

From hoop stars to rock stars, Jimmermania has celebrities talking

by | Jan. 27, 2011

Saints & Sports

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder scored 47 points in an NBA game Wednesday night. But he only ranked his performance second-best.

The man Durant claims as his superior? BYU senior guard Jimmer Fredette.

On his Twitter account late Wednesday night, Durant posted this exclamation: "Jimmer Fredette is the best scorer in the world!!"

Washington Wizards guard John Wall wasn't far behind, tweeting, "Jimmer Fredette is cold! Respect."

They should know. Fredette spent time with the USA Men's Basketball camp last summer, where he got to match up against talent like Durant, Derrick Rose, Rajon Rondo and Stephen Curry. So NBA stars have seen Jimmer's game first-hand -- and they're not shy about giving props.

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