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

Stephon Marbury

Fredette then appeared to shove the 40-year-old, two-time NBA All-Star. Fredette took exception to the hit, yelling at Marbury.

Jimmer was the leading scorer and International MVP of the league last season; Starbury is a legend in China, with an entire museum constructed in his honor.

The two players have been compared to each other for years, even before they were linked by their bond of playing well while overseas. Marbury finished the game with only four points, six rebounds and four assists in the loss. Former Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger is putting up 40 and 17 boards a night, and Marbury is averaging a 15-6-7 in his fifth decade on Earth.

On Friday, ex-NBA guards Jimmer Fredette and Stephon Marbury got into an altercation during the third quarter of a Chinese Basketball Association game in Shanghai. Fredette, 28, was the No. 10 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. China's version of NBA Twitter must be extremely lit right now. He spent part of the 2015 season with the Knicks. He left for China at the age of 31, a few months after smoking a joint live on camera, his career spiraling out of control.

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

Cooler heads would eventually prevail and the Sharks went on to win the game in overtime, 123-119.