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Iman Shumpert
Round 1, Pick 17
Position: PG
Class: Sophomore
School: Georgia Tech
Conference: Atlantic Coast
HT: 6'5"
WT: 209
Biography: Shumpert showed improved scoring ability during his final season at Georgia Tech, and he has good size for an NBA-hopeful guard. However, there are still questions about parts of his game. Shumpert's 17.3 points per game in 2010-11 ranked fourth in the ACC. He scored 20 or more points in 11 games, something he did just three times over his previous two seasons while averaging 10.3 points. Thanks partly to that improvement, Shumpert became the fourth player in conference history to lead his team in scoring, rebounding (5.9 per game), assists (3.5) and steals (2.7). He also recorded the Yellow Jackets' first triple-double in ACC play and fourth in school history with 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists against Virginia Tech on Jan. 25. Shumpert earned second team all-conference honors and was named to the ACC's all-defensive team. The Oak Park, Ill., native is fourth in school history with 207 steals, and that knack for takeaways should help him get drafted. Shumpert, though, also shot just 39.6 percent over his three seasons in Atlanta and made a career-worst 27.8 percent of his 3-point attempts in 2010-11. He's projected as a point guard, but he had a career assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.36 and a 1.5 mark this past season. Shumpert might have improved his stock by returning to Georgia Tech, but he decided to forgo his senior season May 3. He'll likely have to wait until the second round of this year's draft to see if that decision paid off.

John Biever
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Iman Shumpert
2010 Statistics
PPG FG% RPG APG FT%
17.3 40.6 5.9 3.5 80.6
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