Feb 12, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Sacramento Kings point guard Jimmer Fredette (7) brings the ball up court during the first half against New York Knicks shooting guard Toure' Murry (23) at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Rumors: Sacramento Kings talking Jimmer Fredette trade with several teams

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The Sacramento Kings had high hopes for guard Jimmer Fredette when they made the former BYU Cougars’ star the 10th overall pick of the NBA Draft (via the Milwaukee Bucks).

Those hopes have not come to fruition. Fredette has struggled in his young career and this season, he can barely get off the bench. Fredette has appeared in 40 of the Kings’ 53 games and is playing just 11.5 minutes per game. He’s averaging 6.0 points, 1.5 assists and 1.1 rebounds per game.

According to sources of Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Kings are discussing a Fredette trade with several teams.

Starting point guard Isaiah Thomas is out after an MRI showed strained ligaments in his shooting wrist. Wojnarowski reports that “further complications could lead to him missing time,” but one of Wojnarowski’s sources called it “a short-term nuisance.”

The Kings are close to acquiring Jason Terry and Reggie Evans from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Marcus Thornton.

Terry, who has really struggled in Brooklyn, could replace Fredette with a veteran presence and give the Kings a reliable option to step in while Thomas’ wrist heals.

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Tags: Isaiah Thomas Jason Terry Jimmer Fredette Marcus Thornton Reggie Evans Sacramento Kings

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