23 Facts About Iman Shumpert


Iman Asante Shumpert is an American professional basketball player who is a free agent.

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Iman Shumpert was selected by the New York Knicks with the 17th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft.

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Iman Shumpert won an NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016.

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In 2021, Iman Shumpert won Season 30 of Dancing with the Stars with pro Daniella Karagach.

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Iman Shumpert went on to attend Oak Park and River Forest High School where he was a first team all-state player and was one of the nation's top 30 seniors.

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Iman Shumpert helped Oak Park and River Forest to three conference titles and was named conference MVP as a junior and senior.

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Iman Shumpert was rated No 15 among the nation's senior players by Scout.

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Iman Shumpert was selected to play in the 2008 McDonald's All-American Game, and was named a third-team Parade All-American.

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Iman Shumpert went on to finish the season as the team's third-leading scorer with 10.

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Iman Shumpert ranked fourth in the ACC in scoring, 15th in rebounds, 10th in field goal and free throw percentage, and first in steals .

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Iman Shumpert was named to the All-ACC second team and was a member of the conference's all-defensive team.

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Iman Shumpert was drafted with the 17th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the New York Knicks.

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Iman Shumpert was selected to compete in the 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest but was unable to participate due to a knee injury.

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An MRI later revealed that Iman Shumpert tore the ACL and meniscus in his left knee and would miss the rest of the season.

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Iman Shumpert finished 5th in the 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year voting.

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Iman Shumpert received 33 total votes and one first-place vote from a ballot that was filled out by 120 writers and broadcasters from across the country.

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Iman Shumpert was the only rookie to receive votes for the Defensive Player of the Year award.

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Iman Shumpert went on to record 8 points, 3 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block.

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Iman Shumpert returned in time for the playoffs and helped the Cavaliers make it to the NBA Finals for the second straight season.

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Iman Shumpert parted ways with the Nets upon expiration of the 10-day contract.

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Iman Shumpert's father, Odis, is an insurance broker while his mother, L'Tanya, is an adjunct professor of art and design at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois.

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Iman Shumpert won the 30th season of Dancing with the Stars with professional partner Daniella Karagach.

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Iman Shumpert is the only NBA player in Dancing with the Stars history to qualify for the finals and to win the competition.

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