During Iman Shumpert’s high school years, he played on the same basketball team as Evan Turner. Yes, the same American professional basketball Evan Marcel Turner who is currently the coach and former player in American Professional basketball. Turner has played a total of 10 seasons in the NBA, where we have seen him performing as the point guard, shooting guard, and small forward positions. Iman played with turner in his teenage. Iman then became the first team all-state player and reached three conference titles. Due to his skills, Shumpert then made it into the top 15 of all ranked senior players in the nation. While in high school, Iman also showed his interest in Spoken Word poetry other than basketball.
Iman Shumpert Career
Iman attended Georgia Tech. During his time playing for the school’s basketball team, Iman became the fourth-leading scorer for the 2008-2009 season. Unfortunately, due to a knee injury, Iman was unable to attend the six games next season, but he was able to make a comeback in the 2010-2011 season. He helped his team to lead in scoring, rebounding, and assists.
His NBA career began with the New York Knicks, but the first season didn’t go smoothly as his injuries made him stay out of the rest of his first season in 2012. He returned in 2013 for the practices but then occurred his shoulder injury thus he missed it again. This injury continued till his next third week in 2014, Iman was then traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015, and after reaching there, he went to a fresh start with his new team, thus helping the team to reach the 2015 NBA Finals that year.
Later on, Iman signed a $40-million contract extension with the Cavaliers, he was again suffered from his wrist injury, leading him to leave the season. By the 2016-2017 period, coach Tyronn Lue decided to use him as a backup point guard. In 2017, Iman scored 18 points against the Detroit Pistons, which was his career-best.
But injuries come to him again by the end of 2017, where he has suffered a knee injury that ruled him out for six to eight weeks. After the next few years in his carrier, Shumpert played for many teams. These teams include Sacramento Kings, the Houston Rockets, and the Brooklyn Nets.
Iman Shumpert Net Worth
As of 2021, it is said that Iman Shumpert is having a total net worth of around $30 million. Other than this, let us look at his financial dealings:
- After signing a $40-million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015, Shumpert decided to purchase a residence in Atlanta, something as an off-season residence. This place was spanning almost 7,000 square feet. This home features six bedrooms, a wooded backyard, a large deck, a spiral staircase, a lofted library, a double-sided fireplace, and a jetted tub.
- In the year 2018, Iman also purchased a home in River Forest, Oak Park for his parents. It is said that this home costs nearly $880,000-square. This home is a big 4,400 square feet and offers five bedrooms.
- In 2020, there were reports that Shumpert had listed his home in Studio City for $3.695 million, which he was purchased go in 2018 for $3 million. This home features Italian tile floors, custom lighting, and smart home features. It has a square footage of about 5,700. This Studio City also has places for a chandelier-topped dining area. There is also a swimming pool, a waterfall, and a custom doghouse outside.