Iman Shumpert (* June 26, 1990 in Oak Park, Illinois ) is an American professional basketball player and rapper who is currently plays for the New York Knicks in the NBA. His debut mixtape was released on 21 December 2012 ( Iman Shumpert - Th3 # Post90s - 2wo 1ne ).
On 18 October 2007 he played for the first time for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. In the 2009/10 season he had to surgery on his right knee undergo and missed six games because of that. His defense and athleticism impressed the scouts, so Shumpert took the decision to sign up for the NBA Draft 2011.
The NBA Drafts Shumpert was on 17th place selected by the New York Knicks.
Iman Shumpert was the beginning of his rookie season after injuries of Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony are used and in the starting five. He finished the 2011/12 season with a points average of 9.5 points per game. His Career High of 25 points he scored 28 March 2012 in the game against the Orlando Magic and a second time just two days later against the Atlanta Hawks. In the first game of the first playoff series on April 29 against Miami Heat to Shumpert injured his left knee and fell with a torn ACL for the rest of the season.
Shumpert missed the first 30 games of his second season. The Knicks await his return in late January. He had his season debut on 17 January in the game against the Detroit Pistons at the O2 Arena in London. During the game he made 8 points, one steal, three rebounds and an Assist
- NBA All- Rookie First Team: 2012
(Updated: January 3, 2013).