As expected, the Pistons selected Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft.
Cunningham is 6-foot-8 and considered a do-it-all type who is expected to make an immediate impact. He is the Pistons’ first No. 1 pick since Bob Lanier in 1970.
Here are Cunnigham’s strengths, per the offficial NBA Scouting Report:
- Elite combination of size and playmaking ability.
- Outstanding vision and ball-handling skills.
- Fluid athlete capable of playing at different speeds.
- Versatile and competitive defender.