Iman Shumpert Injury: Updates on Cavaliers Guard’s Groin and Return

December 15th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert exited the court during Tuesday's game against the Boston Celtics with a groin injury.

Continue for updates.

Shumpert Done for Tuesday Tuesday, Dec. 15's Marc D'Amico had the details on Shumpert's status after the injury forced him out of action during the fourth quarter:

After the game, head coach David Blatt said he was "honestly concerned" about the injury, per Sean Deveney of the Sporting News.

Chris B. Haynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer added the injury isn't believed to be serious, but the team doesn't expect him to play on Thursday against the Oklahoma City Thunder.  

Shumpert is one of the NBA's premier on-ball defenders, and Cleveland rewarded him this offseason with a fresh four-year, $40 million contract. Unfortunately, the 25-year-old's tough luck with injuries continued before the 2015-16 campaign even began.

After undergoing right wrist surgery in late September, Shumpert was declared out for three months. During his time with the New York Knicks, he'd already dealt with ...

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