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Jimmer the Greek: GF star loves playing ball in Europe

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Jimmer Fredette is happy. He’s playing professional basketball for a Greek team, he’s getting paid handsomely, and he’s seeing a part of the world he might never have seen otherwise.

“It’s been good,” he told The Chronicle. “Athens is a cool city. There’s lots to do. And the food is very good.”

The Glens Falls native just turned 31. After years of kicking around …

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Rick Pitino coaches Jimmer in Greece: 15 points per game, ‘very good defense’

Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette, playing now for Panathinaikos in Greece, where his coach is Rick Pitino, former New York Knicks, Louisville and Kentucky coach whose U.S. career stopped after he was fired for recruiting violations at Louisville.

Fredette is averaging 15 points in 21 minutes through 23 games.

“I am so proud of Jimmer Fredette,” Pitino said following a recent win.

“He’s been knocked all his life about defense …

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Our December 26 issue

New Year issue Dream trip for Lanoir boys; skate with star Jack Hughes. 2020 vision. Elizabeth Miller starts work at 15-25 Park: 5 apartments, offices, ‘different type tavern’ Finch Paper CEO Deba Mukherjee update upbeat. Rick Pitino coaches Jimmer in Greece: 15 points per game, ‘very good defense’ Tradition! New Year’s Day LG Polar Plunge. Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has the region’s best Arts & Entertainment section!

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Our July 18 issue

Summer Dining Magazine issue | 100 Years of New Way Lunch. Peter Asher, a rock and roll master. Drum Corps here Monday. Frank Mineo’s ‘gaslight’ open in Lake George. Jimmer signs 2-year deal with Greek team. Local students: U.S. rodeo finals. Matthew Brown to run vs. Peter McDevitt in Glens Falls’ Ward 2. Adirondack Magic youth softball team. Concerts, comedy, shows… The Chronicle always has the region’s best Arts &

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Our December 6 issue

Our ‘Buy Local’ Gift Ideas | Downtown Glens Falls buildings keep selling. Baker with Bolton ties competes on TV. SGF teacher Jamie Metivier lands $100,000 to expand her ‘Kindness Closet’. Still big on Bitcoin! Return of John Collins to local amusement park scene. Jimmer, wife Whitney expecting son in April. Mother of girl attacked in SGF school files notice to sue it. So many holiday events! Pages of real estate …

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