(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer For Sacramento rookie Jimmer Fredette, there's one aspect of the NBA life that's proving difficult to handle.
It's not the intricate defenses, not the physicality, not even the demanding schedule, even though he confesses that he's gotten his hotel room number in one city confused with what it was the previous night in another city.
It's the losing.
Over the last six years - his four college seasons at BYU and his final two starring at Glens Falls High School in upstate New York - Fredette's teams went 158-31. The Kings will take a 10-21 record into their game Tuesday in Miami against LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the NBA-leading Heat, so at the team's current rate, Fredette will experience far more losses this season than he had in the past half-dozen combined.
''Keep playing hard and eventually things will turn around,'' Fredette said. ''You've just got to instill a ...