Utah Jazz impressed by Jimmer Fredette’s homecoming performance
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 28, 2012 11:56PM MDT
Sacramento rookie Jimmer Fredette’s first game against the Utah Jazz since his glory-filled days at BYU drew a favorable reaction from the team he nearly beat Saturday night.
Fredette finished with 14 points, but he missed a go-ahead 3-point shot with 5.9 seconds remaining and the Jazz escaped with a 96-93 victory.
“You know what?” Utah coach Tyrone Corbin said. “I thought he handled the pressure really well. I thought he did a good job of coming out and playing his game.
“He didn’t seem to pres...
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