Dante Cunningham

#33F

Dante

Cunningham

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

230 lbs

/ 104.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021800433 - Dante Cunningham - Chicago Bulls - San Antonio Spurs - Block - 2Q

0021800403 - Dante Cunningham - Phoenix Suns - San Antonio Spurs - Buzzer-Beater - 4Q

0021800375 LAL SAS RECAP

DeMar DeRozan goes off for 36 points and dishes out five assists as the Spurs edge the Lakers, 133-120.

0021800272 SAS IND GAME RECAP

LaMarcus Aldridge racks up a double-double with 33 points and 14 rebounds as the Spurs top the Pacers, 111-100.

0021800262 MEM SAS GAME RECAP

Mike Conley drops 30 points, Marc Gasol notches a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Grizzlies edge the Spurs, 104-103.

0021800246 SAS NOP RECAP

Anthony Davis leads the Pelicans with 29 points and 9 rebounds in a 140-126 win over the Spurs. Julius Randle posted a triple-double for New Orleans while Demar DeRozan had 21 points and 6 rebounds for San Antonio in the loss.

0021800238 GSW SAS RECAP

LaMarcus Aldridge notches a double-double with 24 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Spurs in a 104-92 win over the Warriors.

0021800215 SAS LAC GAME RECAP

Lou Williams scores 23 points and hits a clutch three to lead the Clippers over the Spurs, 116-111.

0021800211 SAS PHX RECAP

T.J. Warren scores 27 points, Deandre Ayton notches a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Suns top the Spurs, 117-96.

0021800156 - Dante Cunningham - Miami Heat - San Antonio Spurs - Alley-oop - 2Q

0021800130 NOP SAS RECAP

Demar DeRozan scores 26 points, LaMarcus Aldridge puts up a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Spurs past the Pelicans, 109-95.

0021800130_San Antonio Spurs with a 14-0 Run vs. New Orleans Pelicans

0021800110 SAS PHX RECAP

DeMar DeRozan scores 25 points, LaMarcus Aldridge adds 24 points as the San Antonio Spurs get the win in Phoenix, 120-90.

0021800094 dal sas recap

DeMar DeRozan carried the Spurs past the Mavericks in overtime 113-108. DeRozan had 34 points, 9 assists, and 6 rebounds for San Antonio in the win while Luka Doncic scored a career-high 31 points for Dallas in the loss.

0011800061 SAS ATL RECAP

Taurean Prince led his team with 25 points and six rebounds as the Hawks defeated the Spurs 130-127.

0011800007_San Antonio Spurs with a 12-0 Run vs. Miami Heat

0021701205 chi bkn cunningham three q1

Dante Cunningham catches the lob from D'Angelo Russell and knocks down the three-pointer.

0021701193 BKN CHI cunningham reverse q3 wsc

Dante Cunningham catches the quick dish from Caris LeVert and goes reverse for the layup.

0021701193 BKN CHI cunningham block q1 wsc

Dante Cunningham gets the block on David Nwaba's shot attempt.

0021701148 DET BKN Hollis-Jefferson Pass Q1

Randae Hollis-Jefferson with the no look pass to Dante Cunningham for the dunk.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

TRANSACTIONS:
Selected 33rd overall by Portland in the 2009 NBA Draft…Traded by Portland with Sean Marks and Joel Pryzbilla, along with two future first-round draft picks, to Charlotte in exchange for Gerald Wallace 2/24/11…Signed as a free agent with Memphis 12/23/11…Traded to Minnesota in exchange for Wayne Ellington 7/24/12… Signed with New Orleans as an unrestricted free agent 12/4/14...Re-signed to multi-year contract by New Orleans 7/9/15.

2015-16 Season:
Averaged 6.1 points and 3.0 rebounds in 24.6 minutes over 80 games (46 starts)…Connected on 55 three-point field goals this season, while converting on 2-38 in his first six seasons…Tied a season high with 19 points on 7-11 shooting 4/8 vs. LAL…Tied a season high with 19 points on 7-9 shooting 4/5 at PHI…Scored a season-high 19 points in a win 3/20 vs. LAC…Scored 17 points on 7-11 shooting in a career-high 46 minutes 3/11 at MEM…Tied a career high with four steals and hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 36 seconds remaining in a win 3/7 vs. SAC…Scored 16 points 3/2 at HOU, where he set career highs for three-pointers made (four) and attempted (seven)…Played 37 minutes 12/4 vs. CLE, drawing the defensive assignment of LeBron James, who when guarded by Cunningham was held to 3-of-17 shooting (7 points).

PROFESSIONAL:
Holds averages of 6.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in 512 career games (114 starts) with Portland, Charlotte, Memphis, Minnesota, and New Orleans…Has appeared in 16 career playoff games for Portland, Memphis and New Orleans, averaging 3.3 points and 2.6 rebounds…

2014-15 (New Orleans):
Averaged 5.2 points and 3.9 rebounds in 25.0 minutes over 66 games (27 starts)…Appeared in all four playoff games, averaging 5.3 points and 4.5 rebounds…Had 10 games of 10-plus points…Finished one rebound short of his second double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and grabbing nine boards 4/10 vs. PHX…Recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds 2/27 vs. MIA…Recorded a career high five blocks 2/9 vs. UTA…Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds, including 10 defensive boards that tied a career-high 1/30 vs. LAC…Scored a season-high 15 points off the bench, including the second three-pointer of his career in a win 12/18 at HOU…

2013-14 (Minnesota):
Averaged 6.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 20.2 minutes in 81 games (seven starts)…

2012-13 (Minnesota):
Played in 80 games (nine starts), logging 25.1 mpg…Recorded career-highs across the board – 8.7 ppg, 5.1 rpg, and 0.8 apg – while shooting 46.8% from the floor and 65.0% from the FT line…Swiped 84 steals (1.05 spg) and ranked 4th in the NBA in steal/turnover ratio (1.50-to-one)…Reached double-figures on 32 occasions, including 10 times in his final 16 outings…Hauled in his 1000th career rebound 3/17 vs. New Orleans…

2011-12 (Memphis):
Averaged 5.2 points and 3.8 rebounds on 51.6% shooting in 17.6 minutes in 64 games (five starts)…Scored in double-figures 10 times, including 13 points 3/27 vs. MIN and 4/3 vs. GSW…After playing one minute in the previous game, moved into the starting lineup and posted his first double-double of the season with 13 points and a career-best 14 rebounds 3/27 vs. MIN…Made the game-winning tip in with 0.2 seconds left to give MEM a one-point victory over DEN on 2/17…

2010-11 (Portland/Charlotte):
Averaged 6.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 0.6 blocks on .462 shooting in 21.0 minutes in 78 games (18 starts) in his second NBA season for the Portland Trail Blazers and Charlotte Bobcats … Averaged 9.0 points and 4.0 rebounds on .508 shooting in 24.0 minutes in 22 games (nine starts) after being acquired by Charlotte…Scored 21 points on 4/1 vs. ORL and 4/11 vs. NJN…

2009-10 (Portland):
Averaged 3.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 0.3 blocks in 11.2 minutes in 63 games in his first NBA season…Scored 10-plus points five times…Registered his first double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds on 4/14 vs. GSW.

College History

COLLEGE:
Appeared in a school-record 139 career games, with 104 starts while playing for Villanova…Led Villanova in scoring and rebounding his senior year, earning the Big East’s Most Improved Player Award and helping the Wildcats reach the Final Four for the first time since 1985… Averaged 14.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game in seven games combined between the Big East Tournament and NCAA Tournament.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Dante Lamar Cunningham…Son of Searcy Blakenship and Ron Cunningham…Native of Silver Spring, Md....After averaging 13 rebounds, 20 points and four blocked shots per game as a senior at Potomac High School, he was honored as the Washington Post Metropolitan Player of the Year…His older sister, Davalyn, played college basketball at Rutgers and professionally in the WNBA (Orlando Miracle) as well as overseas.


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