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Jimmer Fredette made his presence felt early and often against the Fort Wayne Champs in The Basketball Tournament Friday night, playing for, I kid you not, Team Fredette. The 10th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft exploded for 41 points and wreaked havoc from beyond the arc, shooting 6-for-11 from downtown. This eye-popping performance helped Team Fredette defeat the Fort Wayne Champs, 104-91.

This single-elimination five-on-five tournament features international players, pro players, and college alumni. There are 72 teams in this tournament, and the winning team takes home the $2 million prize.

If Fredette, 29, continues to go on offensive barrages, his team will be $2 million richer. Speaking of money, he was not but that from the floor. Fredette felt confident in his shot and decided to showcase that he’s still a lethal marksman. Not convinced? Just take a look at this heat check in the second quarter:

No one probably saw this performance coming, especially since Fredette started off 1-for-5 from the field. But Fredette turned things around and got into a groove, connecting on 75 percent of his shots for the rest of the game, grabbing eight rebounds, and collecting five assists.

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Fredette currently plays for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association. This performance showed a glimpse of why he was once a high first-round pick, beyond that the Kings are a broken basketball organization. The man sure knows how to shoot.