Cade Cunningham, born September 25, 2001), native of Arlington, Texas, is an American professional basketball player who plays as a point guard.
Position: G (No. 2)
Height: 2.01 meters / 6 feet 7
Team: Detroit Pistons
School: Oklahoma State University
Draft: No. 1 pick in the first round of 2021
Salary this season: $10.05 million
Cunningham studied at Oklahoma State University. He averaged 20 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists per game as a freshman. He was called the next James and Doncic by the American media. After finishing his freshman year, he participated in the 2021 NBA Draft. He was undoubtedly selected as the No. 1 pick and entered the Pistons.
Cunningham has attracted much attention before entering the NBA. People say that he has a high basketball IQ, a little lack of physical talent, good vision, the ability to read the game, and he has an excellent shot. However, in the first year after entering the NBA, he was disappointing. This came from his confrontation ability. He has not yet been professionally trained in the NBA. The high-intensity confrontation made him unable to display his ability. He has begun to show in many games. His basketball intelligence and touch with his shot.