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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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumphert thinks Fox’s smash hit Empire is stealing his life

Perhaps Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert feels empowered by the 7.4 million dollar settlement dished out to the estate of Marvin Gaye for copyright infringement over the song Blurred Lines.  Shumpert thinks another pop culture phenomenon hits a little too close to home for comfort for him. Fox’s Empire has been the breakout success show on network television this year,...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing like a championship team

Iman Shumpert is shooting 100% as a Cavalier. While many people were captivated by Klay Thompson’s NBA record-setting 37 points in the 3rd quarter of the Warriors-Kings game last night, they might have missed another extraordinary performance. However, this performance came not from an individual, but from an entire team. Indeed, the word “team” was thrown around a lot when...
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs News: Iman Shumpert to Make Cavaliers Debut Friday night

It’s official. The Cleveland Cavaliers‘ newest addition, guard Iman Shumpert, will make his debut tonight as the Cavs take on the Charlotte Hornets at the Q. Shumpert has been sidelined since December 12 with a dislocated shoulder. David Blatt says Iman Shumpert will dress and expects to play him “a little bit” tonight — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) January 23, 2015 High expectations...
Via Cavaliers Nation
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert completed first full practice Sunday

Iman Shumpert, acquired by the Cavaliers in a three-way swap that also brought in JR Smith and saw Dion Waiters go to Oklahoma City, is getting closer to returning to the game action. He wrote via Instagram (while also showing off his “Shumpsons” likeness) that he completed his first full practice as a Cavalier on Sunday. Shumpert has missed over a month with a separated shoulder...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Everything you need to know about Iman Shumpert

Let’s talk about the most recent Cleveland Cavaliers trade. Wait, what? They made another one? But I’m still talking about the first one! This world moves too fast sometimes. A quick refresher on the deals: Monday, the Cavs sent Dion Waiters to Oklahoma City and Alex Kirk, Lou Amundson, and a 2019 second-round pick to New York. They received Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith from...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks, Sixers working on Shumpert/Stoudemire deal? The Sixers are currently sitting on $30 million in cap space. Will they be going after huge names in free agency like Lebron or Melo? No. But they have enough cap space to be able to get chess pieces from other teams. And according to Steven A. Smith (take it for what it’s worth), the Knicks are interested. During his show, First Take, ESPN’s Smith said the Knicks...
Via New York Sports-Kings
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Shumpert: 'I sucked this year'

One of the cool perks of the social media age that we live in today is the ability to learn what NBA players are thinking on a constant basis. Yesterday, New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert decided to let the realm of Twitterverse know exactly how he felt after his work-out: After my second workout I'm always slumped. Goodnight world. I ain't even gon iG lurk tonight lol. More shots...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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