DETROIT – The Detroit Pistons announced tonight that the club has selected Cade Cunningham with the first overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, along with Isaiah Livers and Luka Garza in the second round.
“This was a very exciting night for our franchise, our fans and the city,” said Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores. “We made great progress adding four talented young men. They are all high-character individuals that fit the culture and championship mentality we are creating.”
Cunningham, 6-8, 220, averaged 20.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.6 steals and 0.8 blocks in 35.4 minutes over 27 games for Oklahoma State in 2020-21.