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Knicks take a shot on Iman Shumpert

PG sold 'Bockers on his D, his vertical leap and by rewriting the book on his jumper

Updated: June 24, 2011, 11:29 AM ET
By Chris Sheridan | ESPNNewYork.com

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The book on Iman Shumpert was that he couldn't shoot. But when the New York Knicks saw him knocking down shot after shot when they worked him out, they determined the book was outdated.

Outgoing Knicks president Donnie Walsh raved about Shumpert's shooting ability, his defensive abilities and his 40-inch vertical leap Thursday night after the Knicks took the Georgia Tech combo guard with the 17th pick in the draft, passing over Marshon Brooks of Providence, Chris Singleton ...

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