Originally posted on ZagsBlog.com:

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — On a day when the media circus surrounded Carmelo Anthony and his altercation with Kevin Garnett, the Knicks got some good news regarding second-year guard Iman Shumpert.

Shumpert played three-on-three and endured contact for the first time since undergoing offseason ACL surgery and is optimistic about coming back soon, although no precise timetable is set.

“He looked good,” Knicks coach Mike Woodson said. “Great first day for him in terms of  a little contact and moving around. He said he felt pretty good but we just gotta take it a day at a time.”

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