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Jimmer Fredette and the Shanghai Sharks bounced back from their two-game losing streak in a big way as they revenged one of their four losses on the season with an emphatic 115-84 win over Jilin on Wednesday.

The Sharks got things going early as they took an 11-point lead after the first quarter. After pushing the lead to 19 at the half, Shanghai blew the game open in the third as they outscored the Northeast Tigers by 11 to push the lead to 30.

Fredette led the way for the Sharks with a game-high 37 points on 13 for 28 shooting from the floor, including 6 for 13 from beyond the arc and 5 for 5 from the foul line. He added a game-best six assists and five rebounds in 34:48.

Lu Wei also had a big night with 21 points on the strength of a 5 for 10 shooting performance from 3-point land while Guerschon Yabusele added 19 points, on 8 for 13 shooting from the field with 17 rebounds and five assists.

Jabari Brown led the way for the Northeast Tigers with 36 points on 12 for 27 shooting from the floor to go along with seven rebounds while Liu Tianyi chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds.

Malcolm Thomas had a rough night on the offensive end as he finished with just four points on 2 for 8 shooting, including 0-3 from distance, but did manage 12 rebounds and three assists.

On the season, Fredette is averaging 38.4 points on 49.3 percent shooting from the field, including 41.2 percent from 3-point range and a blistering 92.9 percent from the free-throw line. He also chips in with 8.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.8 steals for the 22-4 Sharks.

Up next for Fredette and Shanghai is a match-up on Friday with Liaoning Flying Leopards. The Flying Leopards are just two games behind the Sharks in the CBA standings with a 20-6 record after a 108-95 win over Shanxi.

The Flying Leopards are led by Lester Hudson who is averaging 33.1 points, 7.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists. Another familiar face in former NBA big man, Shavlik Randolph who is averaging 20.2 points, 11.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists.

It will be the second meeting of the two teams on the season. The Sharks came away with a 117-105 win in the first match-up thanks to a monster night from Fredette who finished with 47 points on 17 for 31 shooting, including 8 for 17 from distance.

The Shanghai Sharks fell in heartbreaking fashion as Leopards guard Jermey Pargo connected on a jumper with less than a second ago to push Shenzhen to the 103-101 win on Wednesday.

It was the Sharks second straight loss after dropping just two games in their 23 games.

Pargo led the way for the Leopards who improved to 17-8 on the season with 31 points on 10 for 22 shooting from the floor and 10 for 13 from the foul line with eight rebounds and three assists in 44 minutes.

Muhao Li added 22 points and six rebounds while Former NBA big man Maciej Lampe totaled 15 points and seven boards.

Fredette led the Sharks in scoring with 30 points on 10 for 25 shooting from the floor, including 5 for 9 from beyond the arc and 5 for 5 from the free-throw line. He added five rebounds and four assists in 35:42 of action.

Guerschon Yabusele also put up some big numbers with 28 points on 10 for 17 shooting from the field while adding a game-high 15 rebounds, three steals, two assists and two blocks.

With the loss, the Sharks are now in a tie for first place with the Guandong Southern Tigers who beat Fujian 123-113.

Heading into the all-star break, Fredette is averaging a league-leading 38.4 points on 49.4 percent shooting from the floor, including 40.9 percent from 3-point range and 92.7 percent from the free-throw line. He also averages 8.8 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.9 steals.

Following the all-star break, Fredette and the Sharks will square off against the Jilin Northeast Tigers on Wednesday. The Tigers are just 11-14 on the season, but did beat the Sharks 104-103 when the two teams met in November.

Some players to watch for the Tigers are Malcolm Thomas and Jabari Brown. Thomas is averaging 21.6 points, a league-leading 17.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists while Brown contributes 31.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists.

 

Jimmer Fredette followed up his 51-point game with another monster outing as the Shanghai Sharks knocked off the Shenzhen Leopards 112-108 in in Shanghai on Sunday.

Fredette was the game’s leading scorer with 37 points on 10 for 22 shooting from the floor, including 3 for 7 from 3-point range and 14 for 16 from the free-throw line. He added a team-high nine assists, eight rebounds and a pair of steals in 44:27 as the Sharks improved to 6-0 on the season.

Shanghai came out strong scoring 29 points in the first quarter for the nine-point lead. but the Leopards wouldn’t go away. They outscored the Sharks 28-24 in both the second and third quarter to close the gap to 77-76 heading into the fourth.

Shanghai answered with its best offensive quarter of the night, scoring 35 points to come away with the four-point win.

Three other Sharks players scored in double figures led by Liu XiaoYu who finished with 26 points on 10 for 19 shooting from the floor, including 3 for 6 from distance to go along with three rebounds and three assists.

Guerschon Yabusele and Lu Wei also made big contributions for Shanghai coming off the bench. Yabusele totaled 14 points, seven rebounds and two steals while Wei recorded 11 points on 3 for 5 shooting from the field, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc and 3 for 3 from the free-throw line.

Jeremy Pargo led the way for the Lions with 33 points on 14 for 25 shooting from the floor, including 5 for 13 from 3-point land to go along with a game-high 10 assists four rebounds and two steals.

He had plenty of help in the tough matchup as four other Leopards’ players reached double figures, including Maciej Lampe who had 13 points on 5 for 9 shooting while adding a game high 13 rebounds.

On the season, Fredette is averaging 40.2 points on 52.4 percent shooting from the field, including 45.9 percent from 3-point range. He is also chipping in with 6.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.7 steals.

Up next for Fredette and the Sharks is a battle with the Jilin Northeast Tigers on Wednesday. The Tigers are 3-3 on the season after a 115-102 loss to Liaoning Province on Sunday.

Leading the way for the Tigers are Jabari Brown and Malcolm Thomas. Brown is a former Missouri wing who has played in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers. Coming off a 48-point performance, he leads the team in scoring at 38.5 points a game, to go along with 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists.

Thomas is a San Diego State product who has played for parts of four NBA seasons with five different teams. He is averaging 20.2 points, 14.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists.