Iman Shumpert RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lue 'cool' with Shumpert after towel incident

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue said he has no recollection of the towel incident involving shooting guard Iman Shumpert. At some point during the game between the Cavaliers and Houston Rockets on Tuesday, Shumpert tossed his towel on the left shoulder of Lue after breaking from a..." April 01

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    Iman Shumpert will not play today vs Thunder

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Cavs G Iman Shumpert hurt his left shoulder in last night's win over Bulls. He did not practice today. Tyronn Lue says he's day-to-day.

  • Report: Kings interested in Cavs' Shumpert

    The Score "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Sacramento Kings each possess something the other wants. Sacramento is hoping to bring Cleveland's Iman Shumpert into the fold, but would have to part with a couple of its own rotation players, sources told the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones. " February 18

  • Kevin Love, Iman Shumpert, Anderson Varejao expected to remain in Cleveland through deadline

    Akron Beacon Journal "While Thursday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline is looming, the Cavaliers have been engaged in trade talks on multiple fronts, according to various league sources. The odds of them actually striking a significant trade prior to the deadline, however, remain slim. Anything can change in the final..." February 18

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Cavs G Iman Shumpert (groin) will play this afternoon against Sixers after missing Thursday's win over Thunder.

  • Iman Shumpert helps as fiancée gives birth in bathroom

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert helped deliver his infant daughter in a bathroom as his fiancée, musician Teyana Taylor, gave birth Wednesday, Taylor announced on her Instagram account. The baby, Iman Tayla Shumpert Jr., was born at 6:42 a.m, according to the post. Taylor nicknamed her..." December 18

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Cavs G Iman Shumpert suffered a right groin injury and will not return to the game against Celtics.

  • LeBron James compares Iman Shumpert to Kawhi Leonard as NBA's best defensively

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kawhi Leonard is considered a "LeBron stopper," or at least one of those few NBA players who can guard LeBron James alone and give him some trouble. On Tuesday, James compared Iman Shumpert to the Spurs' Leonard. "He probably has the best hands in the NBA along with Kawhi Leonard, as far as..." December 16

  • Shumpert could make season debut tonight vs. Orlando; Kyrie not ready yet

    Waiting For Next Year "Guards Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert have yet to play this season. Shumpert has been recovering from a right wrist injury suffered in September (Fear the Sword’s Trevor Magnotti did an in-depth breakdown on the nature of the injury), while Irving has been on the slow road back from fracturing his..." December 11

  • Cavs' Irving, Shumpert appear close to return

    Covers.com "All-Star guard Kyrie Irving and Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Iman Shumpert could be close to returning and might be able to play as soon as this weekend. Irving has been out since breaking his left kneecap in Game 2 of the NBA Finals last season against the Golden State Warriors. Shumpert has..." December 11

  • Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert make their practice debuts for Cleveland Cavaliers

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The returns of Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert are drawing nearer for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Both guards made their practice debuts Monday, but only played in portions of the session, according to head coach David Blatt. He said the coaching staff was "able to gauge them in moderated..." November 30

  • Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor--Get Engaged at Baby Shower

    TMZ "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert got down on one knee for Teyana Taylor during their baby shower on Saturday. The couple were celebrating their bun in the oven at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland when Iman asked Teyana to marry him...naturally, she said yes. " November 09

  • Iman Shumpert on Injury: You Have to Start Over from Damn Near Square One

    Bleacher Report "It was just another day, another pickup game on the Georgia Tech practice court, the same court on which I prepared for my NBA draft workouts. Fast break, right side, I go off one foot and bang the rim. A statement jam! Just like how my father taught me... I kept playing with throbbing in the..." October 05

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    Cavaliers G Iman Shumpert will have surgery on his right wrist. His return to play is projected at 12 to 14 weeks. pic.twitter.com/HtFmYafgYE

  • Iman Shumpert -- I Knocked Up Teyana Taylor ... Pumped For 'Iman Jr.'

    TMZ "The rumors were TRUE -- NBA star Iman Shumpert just announced his GF Teyana Taylor is pregnant with their little girl ... and he's already picked out the name, Iman Shumpert Jr. Iman and the R&B singer have been an item since last year ... and lately rumors have been swirling that they were..." September 02

  • Iman Shumpert signs four-year, $40 million contract with Cavaliers

    SI "Iman Shumpert signed a four-year, $40 million contract Wednesday night that will keep him with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to a report from Basketball Insiders' Alex Kennedy that was confirmed by Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal has a player option for the fourth season,..." July 02

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    League source says one of the first teams to reach out to Iman Shumpert last night was the Los Angeles Lakers.

  • Lakers, Mavs, Bucks Eye Iman Shumpert

    Hoops Rumors "The Lakers, Mavericks and Bucks are interested in Iman Shumpert, sources tell Chris Broussard of ESPN.com (Twitter link). The shooting guard will become a restricted free agent Wednesday after the Cavaliers tendered a qualifying offer to him on Monday. Six teams have already expressed interest in..." June 30

  • The lengths Iman Shumpert went to stay on court for Cleveland Cavaliers and what he could expect in free agency

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Iman Shumpert, a restricted free agent come July 1, gave the Cavaliers all he had as he essentially played the last four games of the postseason with one arm. He was shot up with painkillers before Game 4 of the NBA Finals in order to continue playing through the excruciating pain of a bruised..." June 22

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    Blatt says Dellavedova and Shumpert will both play Game 4. Blatt said he told Delly he would limit his minutes, Delly said "no you're not"

  • After Cavaliers advance to conference finals, J.R. Smith takes jab at Knicks

    Pro Basketball Talk "J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert can be solid complementary role players on a team. In New York, there wasn’t much to complement (or compliment, for that matter). But the pair have fit in well with the Cavaliers — a team that was in need of depth and quality role players — and helped Cleveland..." May 16

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    K.C. Johnson @KCJHoop

    Cavaliers coach David Blatt said Iman Shumpert will play but be monitored.

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    David Blatt says Iman Shumpert (pulled left groin) is feeling a little bit better and he's hopeful he'll be a go for Game 3 against Bulls.

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Cavs G Iman Shumpert (shoulder) will be activated tonight vs Hornets. He will play.

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    Iman Shumpert will not play tonight. Seemed early this week there was a chance for tonight. Instead his #Cavs debut could be Friday.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Along with Waiters, New York is sending Iman Shumpert to the Cavaliers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Derek Fisher suggests that #Knicks can play Tim Hardaway Jr., Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith in the same lineup at times this season.

  • Shumpert wants to play through new injury; Knicks not so sure

    New York Post "At least Iman Shumpert’s knees are swell. Knicks coach Derek Fisher revealed Shumpert has been bothered by a strained right hamstring since the second day of training camp at West Point, and wouldn’t definitively say whether the combo guard will play in the preseason opener Wednesday against..." October 07

  • Iman Shumpert: New triangle offense will suit my game

    New York Post "Iman Shumpert has spent the summer working on a lot of little things, honing different elements of his offensive arsenal, in preparation for what he expects to be a bigger role in the Knicks offense. Having spent the majority of his young career playing in Mike Woodson’s perimeter-heavy attack,..." August 27

  • Knicks dangling Iman Shumpert to get into first round

    Pro Basketball Talk "There has been a buzz around the league for a while that the Knicks have been looking for a way to trade into the bottom of the first round somehow. What are they dangling out there to interest teams? Iman Shumpert, So reports Marc Stein at ESPN. Why? To get point guard Tyler Ennis or..." June 23

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    Moke Hamilton @MokeHamilton

    Yes. I’ve been hearing it’ll be Shumpert or cash that’ll be sent out. RT @rocboy623: #Knicks end up with a draft pick in this year’s draft?

  • Shumpert was set to sit before trade deadline

    New York Post "Knicks brass had plans to sit Iman Shumpert on the eve of the trade deadline in February in New Orleans against the Pelicans, The Post has learned. The Knicks had a deal in principle with the Clippers in a package for Darren Collison and Matt Barnes and the front office didn’t want to risk..." March 17

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    Alan Hahn @alanhahn

    RT @jonahballow: .@I_Am_Iman will return today & Woodson will place him back in the staring lineup. #Knicks

  • Shumpert may return to Knicks next week

    New York Post "Iman Shumpert wouldn’t specify whether he’ll make his return by the end of the two-week timetable and he surely didn’t sound ready to say how happy he is to still be a Knick. Shumpert sprained the MCL in his left knee on the eve of the trade deadline Feb. 19, scuttling a potential deal with the..." February 28

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Shumpert (sprained MCL) is with Knicks in Miami. He's running and jumping, but no cutting or contact yet, and isn't sure when he'll return.

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Sources: Knicks thought they had a Shump/Collison deal done yesterday. Clips pulled out just b4 deadline.

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Lots riding on Shumpert MRI: in addition to possibly going to LAC, source says possible he goes to OKC for 1st round pick. If mcl not torn!

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    MRI on Iman Shumpert's left knee has revealed a sprained MCL, league source says.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Iman Shumpert's MRI has revealed no tears in left knee, only a mildly sprained MCL, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Could miss two weeks.

  • Source: Knicks' Iman Shumpert has MCL sprain

    Yahoo! Sports "Within hours of trade talks collapsing with the Los Angeles Clippers on a deal, New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert suffered a sprained MCL in his left knee, a league source told Yahoo Sports. Shumpert left the Knicks' 98-91 victory against New Orleans with the knee injury, and will return to..." February 20

  • Clippers-Knicks talks collapse in Shumpert deal

    Yahoo! Sports "After several rounds of negotiations, the Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks have abandoned discussions on a proposed trade centered on guard Iman Shumpert, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Knicks had interest in bringing back Clippers point guard Darren Collison and rookie Reggie..." February 20

  • Sources: Clippers are talking deal for Knicks' Iman Shumpert

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks are discussing a deal centered around guard Iman Shumpert, league sources told Yahoo Sports. In proposed deals, the Clippers would send the Knicks a package that includes point guard Darren Collison for Shumpert and point guard Raymond Felton,..." February 19

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Hearing that Knicks are trying again to re-engage Denver and sell Nuggets on idea of trade built around Shumpert-for-Faried before deadline

  • Shumpert lost to sprained right shoulder

    New York Post "Iman Shumpert was the lone Knick who had played in all 45 games this season. That streak will end. Shumpert sprained his right shoulder late in the first quarter of Tuesday’s 114-88 victory over the Celtics, departed and didn’t return. “How long he’s going to be out, I don’t know,’’ coach..." January 29

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    NY_KnicksPR @NY_KnicksPR

    Iman Shumpert has a sprained right shoulder and is questionable to return (7:45 in first quarter).

  • Lakers interested in Iman Shumpert

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Lakers superstar shooting guard Kobe Bryant just returned to action, but that hasn't stopped the team from inquiring about other backcourt players. The Lakers recently called the Knicks to express their interest in Iman Shumpert, according to sources close to the situation. No..." December 15

  • Shumpert ‘plays his best when he’s angry’

    New York Post "Stay angry. That’s J.R. Smith’s message to Iman Shumpert, who admitted Friday he is “[mad] at the world,’’ then took it out on the Garden rim with a violent right-handed driving dunk against the Magic that had the arena rocking and the iron shaking. “That’s when Shumpert plays his best, when..." December 08

  • Shumpert-Waiters deal a no-go

    New York Post "With another report the Cavaliers approached the Knicks about Iman Shumpert, coach Mike Woodson continues to stamp out the perception he doesn’t like the Knicks combo guard because he’s on the trading block. An ESPN.com report stated the Cavaliers asked about Shumpert as they shop young guard..." November 28