Can Jimmer Fredette make it?

Breaking down the disappointing season of the Kings' popular rookie

Originally Published: March 21, 2012
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.
Jimmer Fredette Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images
When Adam Morrison was an NBA rookie, he averaged 14.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists (per 36 minutes), made 37.6 percent of his field goals and hit 33.7 percent of his 3s. His team won 40 percent of its games and went 7-16 in games he started.

This season, rookie Jimmer Fredette is averaging 14.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists (per 36 minutes), makes 38.3 percent of his shots and hits 37.4 percent of his 3s. His team is winning 35 percent of its games and has gone 1-5 in games he's started. He has lost most of his rotation minutes to a 5-9 player who was the last pick of the NBA draft.