Cade Cunningham’s NBA Blueprint Was Drafted in Texas

Cade Cunningham’s NBA Blueprint Was Drafted in Texas

Cade Cunningham of the Oklahoma State Cowboys reacts against the Oregon State Beavers during the second half in the second round game of the 2021 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 21, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana.Top NBA draft picks tend to fall into a handful of categories. There are back-line big men who invite the happy thought of certain problems (interior defense, rebounding) taken care of for the next decade. There are will-o’-the-wisp guards who move in double time and see the game at half speed. There are players who seem destined to do everything that can be done on a basketball court, rightly (LeBron James) or wrongly (Ben Simmons). Cade Cunningham has in many ways followed the red-carpet path rolled out by his predecessors. As a sixteen-year-old in Arlington, just three years ago, he was a top-25 recruit whose presence in a weeknight game would have college coaches traversing multiple state lines to be in attendance. By the time…View Original Post

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