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Plain Dealer Apr 27, 2017
Cavaliers fans can vote for Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert among NBA Awards fan categories

Cavaliers fans can vote for Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert among NBA Awards fan categories

Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert are nominated for fan-voted awards to be handed out at the NBA Awards show June 26.
Fear The Sword Apr 25, 2017
Podcast: Mailbag on Iman Shumpert's minutes, playoff opponents and more

Podcast: Mailbag on Iman Shumpert's minutes, playoff opponents and more

Today’s show answers your listener questions. Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network. On today’s episode, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) answers your questions about Iman Shumpert’s play, what plagues the Cavs’ defense, the chance Edy Tavares plays and more. For those who were wondering, every episode of ‘Locked on Cavaliers’ is now available on iTunes and on Stitcher. And as always, you can listen or download any episode on the podcast’s AudioBoom page. If you like the podcast, please rate and review it on...
Plain Dealer Apr 21, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert didn't score, but made a difference in Game 3: Bill Livingston (photos)

Benched in the entire opening game of the series against the Indiana Pacers, the Cleveland Cavaliers' low scoring Iman Shumpert made a difference in the next two games with his defense.
Fear The Sword Apr 20, 2017
J.R. Smith to start Game 3 vs. Pacers

J.R. Smith to start Game 3 vs. Pacers

Smith hurt his hamstring in Game 2. J.R. Smith will start Thursday in Game 3 after all. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said that Smith will start during his pregame media availability Thursday in Indiana. JR Smith will play and start tonight.— David Zavac (@DavidZavac) April 20, 2017 During the Cavs’ Game 2 win, Smith hurt his hamstring and didn’t play in the second half. He could be seen visibly frustrated on the sideline and said after the game that he could have played. Iman Shumpert started in his place in the second half and took on Smith’s job of defending Pacers forward...
WKYC Apr 20, 2017
Iman Shumpert: My focus is to help...

Iman Shumpert: My focus is to help...

Reserve shooting guard Iman Shumpert says his focus is solely on helping the Cleveland Cavaliers win.        

J.R. Smith's status still uncertain for Game 3 vs. Pacers

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he wants to see how J.R. Smith comes out of Thursday morning's shootaround before deciding his status for Game 3 of the first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Smith is listed as questionable. The Cavs hold a 2-0 lead going into the 7 p.m. game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Lue said Smith looked good in Wednesday's practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. If he is able to play, Lue said Smith would start and Iman Shumpert, who sparked the Cavs with his defense in the second half of Game 2 after Smith was injured, would go back to the bench. But...
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 20, 2017

J.R. Smith's status still uncertain for Game 3 vs. Pacers

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said he wants to see how J.R. Smith comes out of Thursday morning's shootaround before deciding his status for Game 3 of the first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Smith is listed as questionable. The Cavs hold a 2-0 lead going into the 7 p.m. game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Lue said Smith looked good in Wednesday's practice at Cleveland Clinic Courts. If he is able to play, Lue said Smith would start and Iman Shumpert, who sparked the Cavs with his defense in the second half of Game 2 after Smith was injured, would go back to the bench. But...
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 18, 2017
Cavaliers report: Iman Shumpert finds redemption — maybe — with brilliant defensive effort against Paul George

Cavaliers report: Iman Shumpert finds redemption — maybe — with brilliant defensive effort against Paul George

CLEVELAND: Iman Shumpert might not consider it redemption.The Cavaliers’ guard harbors such distain for media interviews that his brief remarks offered no measure of his satisfaction, no gauge of his possibly bruised psyche.“I just did my job,” Shumpert said.But his performance in the second half of Monday night’s 117-111 victory over the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs seemed like a rises-from-the-ashes moment for Shumpert.Learning he was taking over as he ran onto the court for the second half, Shumpert filled in for J.R. Smith after a...
News-Herald Apr 18, 2017
Cleveland Cavaliers: Iman Shumpert provides spark after J.R. Smith injury

Cleveland Cavaliers: Iman Shumpert provides spark after J.R. Smith injury

Iman Shumpert went from odd-man out to go-to guy in just two games.Cleveland's enigmatic shooting guard never even peeled off his warmups off in the series opener against Indiana, exiled to Coach Tyronn Lue's bench as a high-salaried cheerleader.This was Shumpert's playoff nightmare, and the demotion stung as he had never sat out a game before in his six-year career when healthy and in uniform.
Sun Herald Apr 18, 2017

Shumpert sparks Cavs after Smith hurts hamstring in Game 2

Iman Shumpert went from odd-man out to go-to guy in just two games. Cleveland's enigmatic shooting guard never even peeled off his warmups off in the series opener against Indiana, …
WKYC Apr 18, 2017
Iman Shumpert steps up when needed...

Iman Shumpert steps up when needed...

Reserve shooting guard Iman Shumpert stepped up when needed for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their 117-111 win over the Indiana Pacers in Game 2 of the opening round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs.        
Plain Dealer Apr 18, 2017
Iman Shumpert's 'unbelievable' performance shows Cavaliers he's ready if they need him during playoff run

Iman Shumpert's 'unbelievable' performance shows Cavaliers he's ready if they need him during playoff run

In the first six quarters of the series, Shumpert was offering encouragement to his teammates from the sidelines, trying to stay as engaged and mentally prepared as possible.

Cavs 117, Pacers 111: Marla's 35 shots from Beyond the Arc on J.R.'s hammy, Shumpert's redemption

Notes, quotes and observations after the Cavaliers defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-111 Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena to take a 2-0 lead in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. 1. Before diving into J.R. Smith’s left hamstring injury -- I wanted to play, they didn't want me to play,” Smith said – and Iman Shumpert’s “unbelievable” second half performance, according to coach Tyronn Lue, an encouraging comment on the team’s progress from LeBron James. 2. The question was about the Cavs being outscored in the fourth quarter for the second consecutive game....
Plain Dealer Apr 18, 2017
J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert both hope to play in Game 3 at Indiana -- but neither is guaranteed

J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert both hope to play in Game 3 at Indiana -- but neither is guaranteed

Both J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert want to play in Game 3 against the Pacers, but neither is guaranteed. For different reasons.
Fear The Sword Apr 18, 2017
Cavaliers laud Shumpert’s effort in Game 2 after J.R. Smith’s injury

Cavaliers laud Shumpert’s effort in Game 2 after J.R. Smith’s injury

Iman Shumpert’s appearance wasn’t expected in Game 2 for the Cavaliers, but he made an impact. Iman Shumpert had played a grand total of zero minutes in the postseason coming into the second half on Monday night, but a hamstring injury to J.R. Smith forced Tyronn Lue’s hand and Shump was inserted along with the starters and thrown to the wolves to guard Paul George as his reward for his playing time. Shumpert, who has played with an inconsistent level of energy and focus on both ends of the court this season, got after it right away with a few tough defensive plays, and made a jumper....

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