JIMMER FREDETTE SELECTED TO 2016 NBA D-LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM

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WHITE PLAINS, January 29, 2016 – The NBA Development League announced today that guardJimmer Fredette has been selected to represent the Eastern Conference at the 2016 NBA D-League All-Star Game presented by Kumho Tire on Saturday, Feb. 13. The game, featuring 24 top prospects from the NBA’s official minor league, will air live on NBA TV and NBA TV Canada at 2:00 p.m. ET from Toronto’s Ricoh Coliseum.

Fredette, 6-2, 195 pounds, was originally acquired by the Westchester Knicks in the 2015 NBA D-League Draft (first round, second overall). The Glens Falls, NY native became the second GATORADE Call-Up of the 2015-16 NBA Development League season when he was signed by the New Orleans Pelicans on Nov. 10, 2015. Fredette returned to Westchester after being waived by the Pelicans on Nov. 19, 2015.

Appearing in 22 games for Westchester so far this season, Fredette is averaging 22.1 points, 5.1 assists, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.9 steals over 36.9 minutes per game and currently ranks fifth in the league in scoring (22.1 points) and seventh in steals (1.9 steals).

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