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One year ago Iman Shumpert fell to the court clutching his knee in pain. Seems like a long time ago, but it was only a year ago and much has happened since.
Iman has worked through a rigorous rehab and worked himself back into playing shape. When he first returned from rehab Shump’s game was off, which was to be expected but never the less nerve racking. His timing, lateral movement and explosion were nowhere to be found. Little by little Shump’s athletic ability and confidence returned. He has had his ups and downs and some scares of re-injury along the way, but all in all Shump has returned to form in spurts.
Over the last few weeks Shump’s defense has picked up in a major way. Seems like every game he is getting steals, as his aggressiveness on the D has led to his offensive intensity game after game. His corner three is becoming automatic within the offense.
For the Knicks to go deep into the playoffs they need Iman Shumpert to become a defensive force on the perimeter. Iman’s ...
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