Iman Shumpert Arrested: Latest Details and Comments

Alec Nathan@@AlecBNathanFeatured ColumnistSeptember 9, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 19: Iman Shumpert #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers before facing the Toronto Raptors for Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on May 19, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Aug. 10 in Fayette County, Georgia, after he was pulled over during a traffic stop for a lane violation.

According to the team's official statement (via The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears), no court date has been set. Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon-Journal reported the arrest was for marijuana, not alcohol. Lloyd added Shumpert admitted to smoking it and was charged with possession of less than one ounce. 

The Cavaliers added they have discussed the situation with Shumpert "and will monitor the progression of the pending case."

TMZ Sports passed along Shumpert's mugshot:

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Iman Shumpert's Mug Shot. https://t.co/EaNbcIDO5O https://t.co/mCPRkEo2s3

A former Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets standout, Shumpert signed a four-year, $40 million deal with the Cavaliers prior to the 2015-16 season. 

The 26-year-old proceeded to miss the first 21 games of the season after he ruptured a muscle in his right wrist, but he returned at full strength and averaged 5.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.0 steal in 24.4 minutes per night off the bench. 

During the Cavaliers' NBA title run, Shumpert's role was reduced, as he managed a meager 3.3 points and 2.2 rebounds in 17.5 minutes a night. 


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