Cavs guard Shumpert arrested on DUI suspicion

Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert reacts after getting called for a foul in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers say guard Iman Shumpert was arrested last month on suspicion for driving under the influence.

Shumpert was arrested on Aug. 10 in Fayette County, Georgia, following a traffic stop for a lane violation. The NBA champion Cavs said it has discussed the situation with Shumpert and “will monitor the progression of the pending case.”

No court date has been set. The team said it will not have any further comment while the legal process unfolds.

Shumpert has spent two seasons with the Cavs, who acquired him in a 2015 trade with the New York Knicks. He averaged 5.8 points in 54 games last season and appeared in 21 postseason games for the Cavs, who rallied from a 3-1 deficit to stun Golden State in the finals.

Shumpert and his fiancee, singer Teyana Taylor, recently appeared in a music video by rapper Kanye West. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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