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Jimmer Fredette uncertain over New York Knicks future

Jimmer Fredette admits that he is uncertain whether he will be offered a new deal with the New York Knicks.

Jimmer Fredette has admitted that he is unsure if he will be offered a new contract with the New York Knicks following his ten-day stint with the struggling side.

The 26-year-old played just five minutes in five games after signing on a temporary deal from the Knicks' D-League outfit Westchester Knicks last month and was an instant favourite with the fans, who were vocal with their support at Madison Square Garden.

"I've had a great experience being here with the Knicks," Fredette told reporters after the Knicks' loss to Portland at MSG last night. "It's a great organisation, and an organisation I grew up watching and loving. I definitely have had a great time.

"I'm just going to work as hard as I can every day and take it day by day. You never know what's going to happen next so it's not necessarily in my control.

"I definitely have had a great time and appreciate the fan support, but at the same time, I don't want to be a distraction, and don't want that to be a distraction to anybody, none of my teammates, my coaches, myself. But I think we do a good job just focusing on the game and focusing on the court."

Last night's defeat extended the Knicks' poor run to 15 defeats in their last 18.

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Thursday's key events


ATHLETICS
· The women's heptathlon continues with the long jump, javelin and 800m, with Katarina Johnson-Thompson now out of contention following an injury (1.10am-1.40pm)
· Andrew Pozzi pursues his dream of an Olympic medal in the men's 110m hurdles final (3.55am)
· Tom Bosworth and Callum Wilkinson are among the British hopes in the men's 20km race walk (8.30am)
· Holly Bradshaw aims to improve on fifth in Rio to challenge Greece's Katerina Stefanidi and Anzhelika Sidorova of Russia for an unlikely medal in the women's pole vault (11am)
· London 2012 champion Kirani James goes up against current world champion Steven Gardiner in the men's 400m final (1pm)

MARATHON SWIMMING
· One of the toughest Olympic events takes place in Tokyo Bay as GB's Hector Pardoe takes on the men's 20km marathon swim (10.30pm Wed)

BOXING
· Galal Yafai takes on takes on Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov for a spot in the gold medal bout of the fly (48kg-52kg) class (6.48am)

DIVING
· Lois Toulson and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix (daughter of First Dates' Fred Sirieix) line up for the women's 10m platform (semi-final 2am; final 7am)

HOCKEY
· Australia face Belgium in the men's final (11am)

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