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Kings buy out Fredette

Sacramento, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Sacramento Kings and guard Jimmer Fredette have agreed to a buyout, the team announced on Thursday.

"This was a very tough decision, but we're confident that the agreement reached today represents the most productive path forward, both for Jimmer and the Kings," general manager Pete D'Alessandro said in a statement. "Echoing a sentiment that everyone who knows him appreciates about Jimmer, he's a tremendous person and a consummate professional. We thank him for the meaningful contributions he made to the team and in the Sacramento community. On behalf of an entire organization, we wish him nothing but great success in the future."

The BYU standout averaged 5.9 points in 41 games off the bench this season. He averaged 7.0 points and 1.5 assists in 171 games over three years with the Kings.

02/27 16:51:29 ET