Jimmer Fredette, Stephon Marbury Get into Shoving Match During Game in China

Stephon Marbury

Stephon Marbury

After a hard foul, Stephon Marbury and Jimmer Fredette got into an altercation during a game in China.

The incident occurred in a late third quarter fast break when Fredette, playing for the hosting Shanghai Sharks, was stopped by Marbury, who is on the opposing Beijing Beikong Fly Dragons.

When the play was over Fredette ran over and shoved Marbury before the two had to be separated. Fredette is averaging 41.2 points, 7.5 rebounds and 6.5 assists per game for the Shanghai Sharks, which seem like video-game numbers, until you see the other numbers across the CBA. He was the CBA International MVP last season.

Fredette has since taken the mantle of "best American playing in China", capturing CBA worldwide MVP honors last season - an award Marbury earned in 2013. Fredette, 28, was the No. 10 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft.

The former Duke star, who had stints with five different National Basketball Association squads, is now playing with Marbury on the Fly Dragons, and dropped 44 points in the contest. He spent his first few seasons on the Minnesota Timberwolves, where he was supposed to be the Robin to Kevin Garnett's Batman.

The BYU product didn't like it, but Marbury isn't one to back down.

Fredette finished the game with a triple-double-54 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists-while Marbury had four points, six rebounds, and four assists.

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