Originally posted on Sports Rumor Alert  |  Last updated 4/4/14
Dante Cunningham is a SF/PF out of Villalona University selected 33rd overall in 2009 by the Portland Trail Blazers.Image by: TonyTheTiger via Wikimedia CommonsCunningham signed a three-year, $7 million contract with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2011 but was traded to the Wolves in 2012 in exchange for Wayne Ellington. He is a career 47.5% shooter and will be an unrestricted free agent by the end of the season.Although he is not the 6th man of the team he is one of the key players off the bench. The Minnesota Timberwolves are 37-37 this season but have gone 24-14 when he gets to play 19 to 20 minutes. He also had career highs in points (8.7), rebounds (5.1) and steals (1.1) last season for the Wolves. All these numbers may not sound like a lot individually but they are huge team wise.Fomer teammate Mike Conley commented: “He always seems to get his hand on the ball, tip it in, get a loose ball, dunk one when you need one, block one when you need one,” Conley said. “He will knock down an...
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