For the first time in “Dancing With the Stars” history, a former NBA player is taking home the mirror ball trophy.
According to ABC News and ESPN, ex-Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert and dance pro Daniella Karagach logged two perfect scores in Monday’s Season 30 finale to win the competition, topping second-place finishers JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson; Cody Rigsby and Cheryl Burke, who took third place; and fourth-place finishers Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten.
Shumpert, 31, is the first ex-NBA star to win the top prize, the news outlets reported. The win also was the first for Karagach.
The reality series made headlines earlier this season when it announced that Siwa would be the first competitor to perform with a dance partner of the same sex.
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