By: Jay Yeomans
Published: May 26, 2020
With the EuroLeague announcement that the remainder of its season and playoffs have been canceled, the season is officially over for Panathinaikos and BYU legend Jimmer Fredette. While his numbers in Greece don’t compare to the numbers he put up in China, the former BYU star had a really productive year while delivering some memorable performances in both EuroLeague and Greek League play.
Here is the list of the best of those games during the 2019-20 season.
All highlight videos are from The Jimmer Watch YouTube channel.
10. December 13, 2019
98-86 loss to Barcelona in EuroLeague
Fredette had a really efficient shooting night in a losing effort to Brandon Davies and Spanish League power Barcelona. In the loss, he finished with a team-best 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting from the floor, including 2-for-4 from 3-point land and 3-for-3 at the foul line. He added a season-high three steals, three assists, and a rebound in 28:02 on the court.
9. October 24, 2019
89-79 win over Zenit St. Petersburg in EuroLeague
Jimmer caught fire in the second half scoring 16 points after the break as Panathinaikos came away with the 10-point win. All told, he finished with a game-high 22 points on 50 percent shooting from the floor and 6-for-6 from the charity stripe. He chipping in with four assists and a pair of rebounds in 21:08 on the floor.
8. October 19, 2019
104-88 win over PAOK in Greek League
Fredette showed off his remarkable range as the Greens knocked off PAOK, 104-88. He recorded a team-high 23 points on 8-for-14 shooting from the floor, including 6-for-7 shooting from beyond the arc. He also totaled a season-high seven assists and three rebounds in 29 minutes.
7. December 17, 2019
81-78 win over Fenerbahce Istanbul in EuroLeague
The Cougar legend came up with a huge steal in the final minute and iced the game from the foul line as the Greens held on for the dramatic 3-point win. In the win, Fredette totaled 22 points on 5-for-9 shooting from the field and 10-for-11 from the foul line. He also registered three steals, two rebounds, and two assists in 26:51.
6. November 28, 2019
100-68 win over KIROLBET Baskonia in EuroLeague
Fredette was locked in from beyond the arc as he led Panathinaikos to the blowout with over Baskonia in Athens. He finished with a game-high 21 points on the strength of 4-for-5 shooting from 3-point range. He added five assists, four rebounds, and a steal in 28:29.
5. October 6, 2019
112-81 win over Lavrio Megabolt in Greek League
Jimmer had a great shooting night in the big win, totaling 24 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the field, including 3-for-5 from beyond the arc while connecting on all seven of his free-throws. He also chipped in with five assists, three rebounds, and a steal in 23:03.
4. November 25, 2019
130-81 win over Iraklis in Greek League
Fredette tied a season-high with six 3-pointers as Panathinaikos crushed Iraklis by 49. In the easy win, he had a team-high 24 points on 80 percent shooting from the floor and 2-for-2 from the foul line. He added four assists in 21:59.
3. October 26, 2019
108-86 win over Aris in Greek League
Jimmer was wildly efficient in the win, finishing with a team-high 21 points on just five field-goal attempts, including a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range as well as 9-for-10 from the free-throw line. He also handed out four assists and collected two rebounds in 14:23.
2. January 24, 2020
100-88 win over ASVEL Villeurbanne in EuroLeague
Fredette was on fire from start to finish as Panathinaikos delivered the 12-point home win. He recorded a game-high 22 points on 10-for-12 shooting from the floor while connecting on both of his 3-point attempts in 22:53.
1. January 9, 2020
96-87 loss to AX Armani Exchange Milan in EuroLeague
Fredette caught fire in the fourth quarter with 14 points in less than four minutes of the tough loss to Milan. On the night, he totaled a season-high 28 points on 11-for-17 shooting from the floor, including 5-for-8 from distance. He added three rebounds, two assists, and a pair of steals in 23:43.
In EuroLeague action, Fredette averaged 12.9 points on 52.5 percent shooting from inside the arc, 41.7 percent from 3-point land, and 95.5 percent at the foul line. He added 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 21:17 on the floor.
He was even better in Greek League play, averaging 13.7 points on 64.7 percent from 2-point range, an astonishing 60.3 percent from beyond the arc and 84.8 percent at the free-throw line. He also chipped in with 3.3 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 19 minutes a game.
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