In his inaugural season, Fredette scored 73 points in a double-overtime game, his previous career high.
But a win wasn't in the cards as former Baylor guard Pierre Jackson drilled a 3-point shot at the buzzer to give the Fly Dragons the one-point victory.
For a full breakdown of all the baskets Fredette scored in his 62-point second half, click here.
Jimmer Fredette put up a career-high 75 points for the Shanghai Sharks in their Chinese Basketball Association game Sunday against Beikong.
Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points in a Chinese Basketball Association game Sunday.
Even though he never got to have his game transition into NBA success, it's good that "The Lonely God" is finally getting some recognition and praise.
Jackson also had a ridiculous offensive showing in the win with 63 points of his own, including 48 in the second half on 20-for-35 from the field, 13-for-22 from 3-point land and 10-for-11 at the foul line.
Jimmer can still score. For real. Watch the highlights of his 75-point performance:
This season, he's averaging 38.3 points per game and is leading the league with 3.9 steals per game.
Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points tonight. The Sharks still lost...
Jimmer Fredette vient dinscrire 75 POINTS (!!!!) pour les Shanghai Sharks en Chine. Défaite 137-136 face aux Beikong Fly Dragons, il détient la 2e meilleure marque de lHistoire du championnat. 1er - Errick McCollum, frère de CJ, qui avait inscrit 82 points (2015)
Jimmer The Lonely God Fredette scored 75 points in a Chinese Basketball Association game.
Fredette now sits second in Chinese Basketball Association history for points in a single game
Jimmer Fredette in China today, per @Sportando: 75 POINTS 24-34 FG 7-10 3PT Lost 137-136
After a slow start, Fredette found his groove and went on a scoring spree in the second half of the game, netting 40 points in the fourth quarter alone to set a league record.
Proud of our guys for fighting back," Fredette wrote on Chinese social media after the game.
Its 2018 and Jimmer Fredette is putting up 75 points in a game in China
So...Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points in China today. He had 40 points in the fourth quarter alone. And his team still lost on a buzzer beater by fellow American Pierre Jackson.
After their loss, Jimmer didn't seem to want to speak all that much about his career game.