Cavs’ Iman Shumpert throws down dunk like savage (Video)


Iman Shumpert may be known as a defensive-oriented player, but the Cleveland Cavaliers swingman showed off his hops in Game 3 vs. the Atlanta Hawks.

Fans of the NBA know Iman Shumpert is one of the better on-ball defenders in the league and has built his career on his ability to lock down defenders and rack up steals at a high clip.

Well, during the first half of the Cavaliers Game 3 vs. the Atlanta Hawks, the Georgia Tech product showed the world he is more than just a defensive specialist.

Shumpert skied for a rebound and threw down the rock with authority for a slam dunk that could wind up on the top plays of the day on SportsCenter later this evening.

It was the three-point shot that led the Cavs to a win in Game 2 as they built a 2-0 series lead but as Shumpert showed, the slam dunk is a much more high percentage shot and they should take advantage of any and all opportunities to throw it down.

You can watch Shumpert, LeBron James and the rest of the Cavaliers as they look to take a commanding 3-0 series lead on ESPN.

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