Thurl Talk

Jimmer Fredette talks about COVID-19, BYU, the NBA, and his time playing overseas

Thurl Bailey is joined by Jimmer Fredette(professional basketball player) to talk about how COVID-19 has shaped international basketball, growing up in Glen Falls, NY,  and the benefits of growing up in an athletic and competitive family.

Then we talk about how Jimmer’s early game was refined in 3-on-3 games across New York, his decision to attend BYU after not getting heavily recruited, and the power of setting a goal.

We also dive into Jimmer’s time at BYU and how his approach towards practice set him up for success throughout his college career.

Jimmer then describes how a great game against San Diego State changed his life, his early struggles with the Sacramento Kings, and what Jimmer learned from his time playing in China.

Lastly, we talk about the level of competition in the EuroLeague and some of his goals in his basketball and post-basketball career.

Published: Tuesday April 14, 2020
Runtime: 01:03:17