Former New York Knicks guard Jimmer Fredette scored 73 points in a Chinese league game on Sunday night.
Fredette, who played two games for the Knicks last year and had spent time with their D-League affiliate in Westchester, scored the fourth most points in a game in the Chinese Basketball Association, however his team, the Shanghai Sharks, lost to the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions in double overtime.
The 27-year-old Fredette has averaged six points and 1.4 assists in five seasons in the NBA. A former first-round pick, Fredette played 235 games split between the Knicks, Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans and Chicago Bulls.
He is averaging 36.3 points per game, the third most in the league, with Shanghai, which is 29-6 and the No. 3 seed in the CBA playoffs.