Jimmer Fredette signs with Yao Ming's Shanghai Sharks

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After failed attempts in the NBA, former first-round pick Jimmer Fredette will head to China to continue his career.

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signed a contract with the Shanghai Sharks, according to reporter David Pick.

The Sharks are owned by future NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming.

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Fredette spent most of last season with the Knicks' D-League team, the Westchester Knicks. He played well, averaging 21 points with 5.0 assists and 4.4 rebounds.

He also played on the Nuggets' summer league team.