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NBA’s Iman Shumpert Arrested For Felony Weed Possession At Dallas Airport


NBA player Iman Shumpert was arrested for having a “sizeable” amount of marijuana in his backpack on the Dallas/Fort Value Airport on Saturday … TMZ Sports has learned.

In keeping with the police report, officers responded to a possible drug violation call around 2:40 PM … after TSA screeners found a plastic bag full of a “green leafy substance” in Shumpert’s bag, which he admitted was weed.

Cops say the substance weighed 6.12 ounces and tested positive for marijuana using a mobile test.

The report adds 32-year-old Shumpert — who was set to board a Delta plane to Los Angeles at 3 PM — expressed concern about missing his trip to go to his daughter … however the responding officer informed him he wouldn’t be making that flight, as he was being placed under arrest for marijuana possession.

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The report says the 2016 NBA champ was then placed in handcuffs and transported to the airport jail without incident.

The charge is classed as a “State Jail Felony” … meaning Shumpert could withstand two years behind bars and a $10K positive, if convicted.

Cops also claim Shumpert — who also won Season 30 of “Dancing With The Stars” — had a Glock magazine and 14 9mm rounds in his bag … although he did not have a gun.

Shumpert last played for the Brooklyn Nets in 2020-21 … and has also suited up for the Knicks, Cavaliers, Kings and Rockets over his decade-long profession. He’s averaging 7.2 points a game in his profession.

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