Morning links: Jimmer Fredette called a ‘Lonely God’; NBA power rankings; BYU-LSU football game highlighted

Mark W. Sanchez of the New York Post looked at the success former BYU guard Jimmer Fredette is having in China.

After talking about Fredette’s time in the NBA and D-League, Sanchez wrote, “The 27-year-old Fredette, whose love of the 3-pointer and aversion to defense always made him seem more useful in video games than real games, is putting up video-game numbers. He’s averaging 37.3 points a game, the best in the league.”

Sanchez then looked at the rest of Fredette’s stats before looking at some of his new nicknames, saying, “The fans have swooned over Fredette, whom they have nicknamed ‘Lonely God’ and ‘Loneliness Master,’ according to his wife Whitney. Loneliness is an honorable trait in China, Whitney Fredette says — it shows you’re ‘invincible.'”

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