BYU basketball star Fredette not thinking about NBA — for now

by | Feb. 02, 2010

Saints & Sports

During post-practice interviews on Monday was the first BYU guard Jimmer Fredette heard of Utah coach Jim Boylen's endorsement of the high-scoring guard's potential as an NBA player and a potential candidate for early entry into this summer's NBA draft.

But even though Fredette was caught off guard by questions on the subject, it's clear by his answers that he's at least thought about it, and that he's fully aware of his pre-NBA draft options.

"After the season I'll have a good talk with the coaches and with my family and everyone that's close to me and make a decision on what to do," Fredette said.

For now, however, he insists he's not giving the matter much thought.

"I'm just thinking about the season and thinking about going out there and playing every single game to the best of my ability ... I'm just really excited to continue to play here ... it's pretty common sense that you don't worry about it until after the season is over, so that's exactly the kind of approach I'm going to take," Fredette said.

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