The 31-year-old former NBA player Iman Shumpert was named the ballroom champion on Monday, becoming the first professional basketball player in the show’s history to reach the finals or win the mirror ball trophy.
The remaining four couples performed two routines each in the final.
Shumpert and professional partner Daniella Karagach scored 40 points (out of 40 points) for the cha-cha and foxtrot in the “September” of Earth, Wind & Fire, and another 40 points in their freestyle dance. .
JoJo Siwa and partner Jenna Johnson were the first same-sex partners on the show. Both of their dances also scored perfect 40 points-Tango, Chacha and ” “I love it” freestyle dance and “born this way” freestyle dance.
The remaining contestants, Cody Riggsby and partner Cheryl Burke, scored 76 points in total in the two performances, while Amanda Klotz and professional player Alan Bursten received from the judges Scored a total of 78 points.
After listing the audience voting table, Kloots ranked fourth and Rigsby ranked third. Siwa was regarded as the front runner for most of the season and ended up in second place.
Shumpert has performed well throughout the season and seems to be really moved by his victory and can’t speak.