Found May 10, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
PLAYERS: Iman Shumpert
TEAMS: New York Knicks
Knicks' Iman Shumpert isn't afraid to be himself. From his very high top fade hairdo to now his choice of sneakers. We all know him as a high-flyer with the occasional dunk to bring fans up and out of their seats but perhaps we have discovered the secret to his leaping ability - winged sneakers! I have no idea where to begin with this but check out Iman's multi-colored, metallic-looking, winged kicks he showed to ESPN's Rachel Nichols. Yeah I personally would never be caught wearing these eye-opening kicks. Shoe game: Knicks' Iman Shumpert (@i_am_iman)… — Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) May 8, 2013 [follow]

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