Basketball Player

Cade Cunningham

Cade Cunningham- Biography

Cade Cunningham is an American professional basketball player who was just drafted by the Detroit Pistons to play point guard in the NBA. He is well-known for his outstanding collegiate record and for leading the National team to victory in the FIBA Under 19 World Championship.

What is the Net Worth of Cade Cunningham? Salary, Earnings

Cade Cunningham has only recently begun his professional basketball career, having previously been a collegiate player with no guaranteed salary. He acquired a lot of money through contests and wins over the years and is now earning a regular salary as a professional player. His net worth is expected to be around $800,000 in 2022.

Cade Cunningham- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Cade was born on September 25, 2002, in Arlington, Texas, United States. He was born to Carrie and Keith Cunningham and grew up in the community center playing basketball with his brother and father. He enjoyed basketball and was inspired by his brother Cannon, who played in college. Keith, his father, was a former Texas Tech player.

Cade attended Bowie High School in Arlington for a time before graduating from Montverde Academy in Florida, where he was also a member of the school basketball team. He then attended Oklahoma State College to further his education.

Quick Facts

Real Name Cade Cunningham
Birth Date 25 September 2001
Age (as of 2022) 19 Years
Birth Place Arlington, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Cade Cunningham- Relationship, Girlfriend

Cade was in a relationship with his then-girlfriend, whose identity has not been revealed while attending Oklahoma State College, and they had a daughter called Riley together in 2018. While Cade is busy playing basketball, his daughter resides in Texas with her mother. He has frequently expressed how difficult it is for him to be apart from his daughter. He is well-known for being a vegan.

Cade Cunningham’s Professional Career

Cade began his basketball career in high school, where he played quarterback for the school team. During his freshman year, he was named the District 4-6A Newcomer of the Year. In his sophomore year, he was named District 4-6A MVP and earned All-Region accolades from the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. In his junior year, he transferred schools and joined one of the greatest teams in the country, according to USA Today. He was named MVP of the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League. He maintained his form in his senior year and was named Mr. Basketball USA, Max Preps National Player of the Year, and Naismith Prep Player of the Year.

He emerged as a five-star prospect and one of the greatest players in his class by the end of his senior year. In 2019, he was named to the under 19 USA national basketball team, which will compete in the 2019 FIBA World Cup under 19 in Greece. His performance in the competition was superb, and he was in tremendous shape as he helped the team win gold. His college career began in 2020 with the Oklahoma State University squad, where he immediately began putting up great performances in his first season, earning Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week honors.

NBA

He maintained in terrific shape for his freshman year Big 12 tournament season, where he was named a First Team All-American, Big 12 Freshman of the Year, and First Team All-Big 12. Cade also won the National Association of Basketball Coaches Freshman of the Year award the same year. He quickly chose to play professional basketball and entered the NBA draft in 2021. Cade was regarded as a high prospect and was chosen first overall by the Detroit Pistons. He is presently playing for the team as a point guard.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Height in feet inches – 6’ 8” – in Centimeters – 203 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 99 kg  –  in Pounds –  218 lbs
Shoe Size 15 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim

Social Media Details

Cade presently has 371k followers on Instagram, where he has an active social media account. He’s also been on Twitter since 2016, where he currently has 52.9k followers. He does not appear to have a Facebook or Snapchat account.

Trivia

  • His brother later decided to become a coach and enrolled at Oklahoma State University in 2019.
  • Cunningham was chosen to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game, the Jordan Brand Classic, and the Nike Hop Summit, but all of these events were canceled due to Covid 19.
  • He was recruited by various institutions, including Duke, Kentucky, and North Carolina, but he picked Oklahoma State University because his brother was also a coach there.
  • Cade was also named NCAA Division I Freshman of the Year, received the Wayman Tisdale Award and was named Sporting News Freshman of the Year.
  • Riley, his daughter, is his greatest source of motivation.

Last Thoughts

Cade Cunningham is a young and skilled basketball champion with a fatherly demeanor. He is one of the NBA’s greatest young players today and a promising member of the Detroit Pistons. He has received numerous championships and honors over the years and is expected to continue in the future. We’d like to congratulate him on being chosen for the team.

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