Former NBA quarterback Iman Shumpert was arrested Saturday after he allegedly had a “significant” amount of marijuana in his bag at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. according to TMZ Sport.
Shumpert was reportedly flying from Dallas to Los Angeles on Saturday when he was pulled over by security. Shumpert admitted to police that the bag they found was marijuana, which reportedly weighed just over six ounces.
Shumpert was then arrested and charged with a felony. The 32-year-old man faces up to two years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Shumpert last played in the league in 2020-21, although he only played two games with the Brooklyn Nets. Shumpert was originally drafted by the New York Knicks 17th overall in 2011. He then spent time with the Cleveland Cavaliers, where he won the title with LeBron James, the Sacramento Kings, and the Houston Rockets before joining the Nets.
Shumpert averaged 7.2 points and 3.3 rebounds per game throughout his career. He also won Dancing with the Stars in 2021.