Pistons select Cade Cunningham first overall in NBA draft

The Detroit Pistons selected Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 overall choice of Thursday’s NBA Draft at New York.The Pistons had been projected to pick Cunningham since winning the lottery last month.Cunningham averaged 20.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists and was Big 12 Player of the Year during his lone college season with the Cowboys. He led the team in scoring, assists, steals (43) and 3-point baskets (62).The Pistons went 20-52 last season — the second-worst record in the NBA — and missed the postseason for the 10th time in the past 12 campaigns.

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