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LeBron on Cavs: I will lead this team, but I don’t have to carry it

LeBron James acknowledged that the Cleveland Cavaliers won’t be at full strength at the beginning of the season but insisted the team nevertheless will have enough talent on the floor early on that he won’t have to put the squad entirely on his shoulders. “I will lead this team, but I don’t have to carry it,” James said Wednesday at Cleveland’s shootaround, via ESPN...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs GM: No plans to add to roster after injury to Iman Shumpert

The Cavaliers have a fairly deep team when everyone is healthy, but with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love working their way back from injuries, and with the latest one suffered by Iman Shumpert that will keep him sidelined for the next three months, it was worth wondering if the team might look to add some talent, at least on a temporary basis.Cavaliers David Griffin said that he's not...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert needs wrist surgery, out 12-14 weeks

The Cavaliers’ Eastern Conference title defense is already off to a rocky start, and we’re still only in September. On Tuesday, the team announced that guard Iman Shumpert suffered a ruptured Extensor Carpi Ulnaris sheath in his right wrist and will require surgery. Shumpert is set to have the procedure on Wednesday and is expected to be out for 12 to 14 weeks. The 25-year-old...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert out 12-14 weeks following wrist injury

Well, that was fast. In a year where the key variable for success will be team health, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be without their starting shooting guard until after Christmas. Following the first day of training camp, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced that Iman Shumpert will miss 12-to-14 weeks after undergoing surgery on Wednesday to repair an injured right wrist. The injury...
Via Waiting For Next Year
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert plans to name baby daughter ‘Iman Shumpert Jr.’

“Here come old flattop, he come naming up slowly. He got Junior eyeballed, he one holy roller.” Pardon my modern day reinterpretation of a classic Beatles lyric, but it was the only reaction that I could think of after hearing the news that Cavaliers forward Iman Shumpert is planning to name his daughter “Iman Shumpert Jr.” Daughter. On Wednesday, the 25-year-old announced...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

In 2015, naming your daughter “Nancy” will raise nearly as many eyebrows as going with “Apple”. Millennials aren’t known for sticking to convention and tend go with something unique when selecting the names that their children will carry with them for the rest of their lives. In a world where North West has become the norm, Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert managed to find...
Via The Sports Daily
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavaliers re-sign Iman Shumpert to four-year contract

July 1 continues to be a great day for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. On the same day Kevin Love announced he’s got “Unfinished Business” in Cleveland, restricted free agent Iman Shumpert has reportedly agreed to a four-year $40 million deal to also remain with the team. The first reports came from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders and Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Shumpert...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert needed pain injections during NBA Finals

When the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a trade on January 5 to acquire J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, initial speculation was that Shumpert was the main target while Smith and his contract were part of the cost of the completing the trade. Shumpert’s main assets were considered to be his athleticism and defensive acumen, but perhaps grit should be added to that list, as it has...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert backing away from 'Empire' accusations

Despite previously making fiery accusations to the contrary, Cleveland Cavaliers star Iman Shumpert has pulled a complete one-eighty about his contention that characters in the FOX series, “Empire,” were modeled after him and his girlfriend, R&B artist Teyana Taylor. “I don’t see how they can deny it,” Shumpert told Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Chris Haynes....Read...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert, girlfriend angry over 'Empire' imitation

If you watch FOX’s hit series “Empire,” you may have noticed that the character Hakeem bears a striking resemblance to Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert. It isn’t just the high-top fade — Hakeem also dates an R&B singer named Tiana. Shumpert dates an R&B singer and actress in real life, and do you know what...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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