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Jimmer update: Former BYU star still waits for his turn with Chicago Bulls

Chicago Bulls guard Jimmer Fredette.
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After having the Sacramento Kings buy out his contract earlier in March, former BYU star Jimmer Fredette is still waiting for his turn to shine with his new team, the Chicago Bulls.

Jimmer has not had the kind of career turnaround even he envisioned, logging just 21 minutes in five games played with the Bulls as of Monday, March 31.

Between March 1 and March 31 Jimmer has scored just 15 points -- but has hit on 50 percent of his three-point attempts.

Chicago Tribune columnist K.C. Johnson believes it’s just a matter of time before Jimmer gets rolling with the Bulls -- possibly soon as Chicago begins its playoff push.

Jimmer says he has “no regrets” signing with the Bulls despite averaging half as many points as he did in Sacramento, according to Johnson and added he’s training hard as he awaits his opportunity.

"I'm just trying to stay mentally and physically prepared and get my shots up and get my work in," Fredette said in an interview. "If I get thrown in there, I have to be ready to go."

Jimmer’s Bulls play Boston Monday night in Chicago before playing three more games later this week.

The Bulls are currently in the 4th playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, meaning that if the NBA playoffs were to start today they would play the fifth place team -- the Brooklyn Nets.

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