Dante Lamar Cunningham (born April 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Cunningham was drafted in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2009 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers. Cunningham, a forward, played college basketball with the Villanova Wildcats.
On February 24, 2011, Cunningham was traded, along with Joel Przybilla, Sean Marks and two future first-round draft picks, to the Charlotte Bobcats in exchange for Gerald Wallace.
On December 20, 2011, Cunningham received a three-year, $7 million offer sheet from the Memphis Grizzlies. The Bobcats declined to match the offer and subsequently signed the contract with the Grizzlies.
On July 24, 2012, Cunningham was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Wayne Ellington.
On December 4, 2014, Cunningham signed with the New Orleans Pelicans. On July 9, 2015, he re-signed with the Pelicans.
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