Dante Cunningham

#33F

Dante

Cunningham

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGASTBLK
SEASON 23.5 39.3 41 40 5.6 3.9 8 11
CAREER STATS 21 46.7 29.1 65 6 3.7 0.7 0.5

HEIGHT

6 ft8 in

/ 2.03m

WEIGHT

230 lbs

/ 104.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021600177 por nop recap

Anthony Davis has 38 points as the Pelicans defeat the Blazers, 113-110.

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Serge Ibaka and Evan Fournier put in 16 points a piece to lead Orlando over New Orleans, 89-82.

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Dante Cunningham hustles back on defense and gets the chase down block on Evan Fournier.

0021600129 lal nop recap

Jordan Clarkson leads with 23 points, D'Angelo Russell adds 22 with six assists as Los Angeles takes it, 126-99.

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Anthony Davis has 32 points as the Pelicans defeat the Bucks 112-106.

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Kemba Walker scores 21 points with six assists, Marvin Williams adds 19 points with eight rebounds as Charlotte takes it, 104-98.

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Dwight Howard scores 10 points and grabs 11 rebounds as the Hawks get the win over the Pelicans, 96-89.

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Dwight Howard comes up with the clutch block.

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Karl-Anthony Towns scores 28 points and grabs 14 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves past the Pelicans, 144-109.

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Jimmy Butler records 23 points and 11 assists, Nikola Mirotic adds 20 points as the Bulls defeat the Pelicans.

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Dante Cunningham fakes the jumper and drives for the easy flush.

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Archie Goodwin scores 24 points as the Suns defeat the Pelicans 121-100.

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Alexis Ajinca finished with a game high 28 points as the Pelicans would get the 110-102 victory over the Lakers.

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Dante Cunningham causes the Kobe Bryant turnover. Toney Douglas comes up with the ball and takes it in for a lay-in.

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Dante Cunningham drives down the lane and throws down a one-handed slam.

0021501168 NOP BOS recap

Isaiah Thomas scores a game-high 32 points and hands out eight assists to lead the Celtics past the scrappy Pelicans, 104-97.

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Carl Landry scores 22 points to lead the Sixers to a 107-93 victory over the Pelicans on Tuesday night, ensuring that the 76ers won't tie their own league record for fewest victories in an 82-game season.

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Tim Frazier finds Dante Cunningham for the two-handed slam.

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Tim Frazier scores 19 points with 13 dimes to head New Orleans' offense with Luke Babbit adding 21, as they take it 106-87.

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Tim Frazier makes the no-look lob up to Dante Cunningham for the alley-oop finish.


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.

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016NOP151035384338439.3163941254013465989111027-32
2015NOP8046197048418641245.15517431.6578269.55717923677423341173-279
2014NOP6627165234015533945.711010294761.77018625650463735101-22
2013MIN817163451023650946.4050386756.711221833083625842146-44
2012MIN809201069531467146.8060671036514226640867843856153-101
2011MEM645112433314427951.6020456965.2911552463742342998-53
2010CHA2295291989218150.81911.1131776.52365881315111838-240
2010POR569110728412629143.3040324571.17311618930393233139-316
2009POR63270724310621449.5020314864.654106160142422159794

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 15GP 353MIN 33FGM 84FGA 39.3FG% 163PM 393PA 413P% 2FTM 5FTA 40FT% 13OREB 46DREB 59REB 8AST 10TOV 9STL 11BLK 27PF 0DD2 0TD3 84PTS -32+/-

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