Shut ’em down Jimmer!
Before you state apparent, hear me out. Jimmer Fredette scored 75 freakin’ factors and his Shanghai Sharks facet nonetheless could not draw back with the victory. Yes, the Chinese Basketball Association is not precisely essentially the most aggressive league within the World, an getting older Stephon Marbury remains to be thought of one its higher gamers. But 75 factors for a participant who does most his enterprise on the perimeter is spectacular regardless of the opposition.
In his third season within the CBA, Jimmer has turn out to be considerably a people hero to Shanghai followers. They’ve taken to giving him “the Lonely God” because of his quiet and unassuming persona. Ironically it was one other former NBA prospect, Pierre Jackson, who sank the game-winning three-ball as the sport clock expired. The match ending 137-136 for rival CBA squad Beikong.
Jimmer’s 75 level efficiency breaks the CBA single-game he already held. In his first season in China, Fredette scored 73 factors in a double-overtime matchup. To put these numbers in perspective: Jimmer is averaging 38.three factors per sport and leads the CBA with an astounding three.9 steals per sport.
Fredette had a brief run within the NBA after being draft within the lottery by the Sacramento Kings. Before getting into the bigs, Jimmer was awarded the Naismith school participant the 12 months for his exploits at Brigham Young in 2011.