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Iman Shumpert celebrates after his steal led to a basket in the second half against the Philadelphia 76ers. (Jan. 11, 2012)

Iman Shumpert

Iman Shumpert averaged 9.5 points per game, 3.2 rebounds per game and 1.2 steals per game in 59 games (35 starts) during his rookie season.

Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks
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Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks controls the ball against Deron Williams #8 of the New Jersey Nets during their pre season game on Wednesday, December 21 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York.(Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks
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Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks in action against the New Jersey Nets during their preseason game. (Dec. 21, 2011)

Knicks' Iman Shumpert passes the ball in front
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Knicks' Iman Shumpert passes the ball in front of Miami's Joel Anthony and Lebron James. (Jan. 27, 2012)

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Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks passes
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Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks passes the ball against the Denver Nuggets. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks takes
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Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks takes a shot against the Denver Nuggets. (Jan. 21, 2012)

Iman Shumpert celebrates after his steal led to
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Iman Shumpert celebrates after his steal led to a basket in the second half against the Philadelphia 76ers. (Jan. 11, 2012)

Iman Shumpert looses control of the ball under
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Iman Shumpert looses control of the ball under pressure from Ronnie Brewer of the Chicago Bulls. (March 12, 2012)

Iman Shumpert dunks against Tristan Thompson of the
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Iman Shumpert dunks against Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Feb. 29, 2012)

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Iman Shumpert celebrates after his steal led to
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Iman Shumpert celebrates after his steal led to a basket in the second half against the Philadelphia 76ers. (Jan. 11, 2012)

Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls drives against
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Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls drives against Iman Shumpert of the Knicks. (Feb. 2, 2012)

Baron Davis and Iman Shumpert react during the
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Baron Davis and Iman Shumpert react during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Madison Square Garden. (March 14, 2012)

New York Knicks' Iman Shumpert (21) shoots over
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New York Knicks' Iman Shumpert (21) shoots over Cleveland Cavaliers' Antawn Jamison (4) during the first half. (March 31, 2012)

Knicks guard Iman Shumpert scores against the Atlanta
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Knicks guard Iman Shumpert scores against the Atlanta Hawks in the first half. (March 30, 2012)

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Iman Shumpert reacts during the game against the
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Iman Shumpert reacts during the game against the Orlando Magic. (March 28, 2012)

Iman Shumpert drives in the second half against
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Iman Shumpert drives in the second half against Beno Udrih of the Milwaukee Bucks. (March 26, 2012)

Iman Shumpert shooting a jump shot over the
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Iman Shumpert shooting a jump shot over the Orlando Magic's Hedo Turkoglu. (March 28, 2012)

Iman Shumpert reacts to a play against the
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Iman Shumpert reacts to a play against the Milwaukee Bucks. (March 26, 2012)

New York Knicks' Iman Shumpert (21) drives past
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New York Knicks' Iman Shumpert (21) drives past Toronto Raptors' Jose Calderon (8) and Ed Davis (32) during the first half. (March 20, 2012)

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Ramon Sessions #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives
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Ramon Sessions #3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks. (Feb. 29, 2012)

Iman Shumpert dunks against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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Iman Shumpert dunks against the Portland Trail Blazers. (March 14, 2012)

Iman Shumpert drives past Orlando Magic center Dwight
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Iman Shumpert drives past Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard during the first half. (March 28, 2012)

Knicks head coach Mike Woodson talks to Iman
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Knicks head coach Mike Woodson talks to Iman Shumpert (21) during the first half. (April 17, 2012)

Iman Shumpert, center, is helped up from the
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Iman Shumpert, center, is helped up from the court after an injury in the second half. (April 28, 2012)

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New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert (21) is
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New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert (21) is defended by Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) during the second half half. (April 22, 2012)

Knicks' Iman Shumpert grimaces following a play in
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Knicks' Iman Shumpert grimaces following a play in the first quarter. (April 18, 2012)

Iman Shumpert puts up a shot against the
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Iman Shumpert puts up a shot against the Los Angeles Lakers. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Iman Shumpert (21) drives against Milwaukee Bucks' Ersan
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Iman Shumpert (21) drives against Milwaukee Bucks' Ersan Ilyasova (7) during the first half. (April 11, 2012)

Chicago Bulls' Richard Hamilton, left front, stops a
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Chicago Bulls' Richard Hamilton, left front, stops a driving New York Knicks' Iman Shumpert during the first half. (April 10, 2012)

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At a press conference at their practice facility
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At a press conference at their practice facility in Greenburgh, Knicks introduced Georgia Tech's Iman Shumpert, who was the team's first round draft pick. (June 24, 2011)

At a press conference at their practice facility
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At a press conference at their practice facility in Greenburgh, Knicks introduced Georgia Tech's Iman Shumpert, who was the team's first round draft pick. (June 24, 2011)

At a press conference at their practice facility
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At a press conference at their practice facility in Greenburgh, Knicks introduced Georgia Tech's Iman Shumpert, who was the team's first round draft pick. (June 24, 2011)

At a press conference at their practice facility
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At a press conference at their practice facility in Greenburgh, Knicks introduced Georgia Tech's Iman Shumpert, who was the team's first round draft pick Thursday night. (June 24, 2011)

Iman Shumpert, the team's first-round draft pick, is
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Iman Shumpert, the team's first-round draft pick, is introduced by the Knicks at the team's training facility in Greenburgh, N.Y. (June 24, 2011)

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