NBA: Memphis 93, Portland 89

MEMPHIS, April 21 (UPI) -- Rudy Gay scored 21 points Saturday and the playoff-bound Memphis Grizzlies won their fourth straight with a 93-89 verdict over Portland.

NBA: Memphis 98, Golden State 94

MEMPHIS, April 3 (UPI) -- Dante Cunningham heated up with nine points down the stretch Tuesday, carrying the Memphis Grizzlies to a 98-94 victory over Golden State.

NBA: Minnesota 93, Memphis 86

MEMPHIS, March 27 (UPI) -- Rudy Gay and Marreese Speights combined for 39 points Tuesday and the Memphis Grizzlies posted a 93-86 win over Minnesota.

NBA: Memphis 94, Denver 91

DENVER, March 11 (UPI) -- A key 3-point shot by O.J. Mayo with less than a minute to play Sunday highlighted the Memphis Grizzlies' 94-91 win over Denver.

NBA: Memphis 104, Golden State 103

MEMPHIS, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Tony Allen supplied a game-winning putback in the closing seconds Saturday, handing the Memphis Grizzlies a 104-103 victory over Golden State.

NBA: Memphis 103, Denver 102

MEMPHIS, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Dante Cunningham tipped in a miss by Rudy Gay with .2 of a second remaining Friday, giving the Memphis Grizzlies a 103-102 win over Denver.

NBA: Memphis 85, Minnesota 80

MEMPHIS, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Rudy Gay's 19 points helped Memphis build a comfortable lead Wednesday and the Grizzlies held on to down Minnesota 85-80.

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Charges dropped against Dante Cunningham

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A judge in a Philadelphia suburb has dismissed marijuana and pellet-gun charges against Charlotte Bobcats forward Dante Cunningham.

NBA: Charlotte 105, New Jersey 103

NEWARK, N.J., April 11 (UPI) -- D.J. Augustin canned an 18-foot jumper with 1.1 seconds remaining Monday, lifting the Charlotte Bobcats to a 105-103 victory over New Jersey.

NBA: Charlotte 83, Boston 81

BOSTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Dante Cunningham put Charlotte in front with 33.9 seconds to play Friday and the Bobcats survived to surprise Boston 83-81.

NBA: Portland 95, Minnesota 81

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Wesley Matthews popped in 23 points Monday and the Portland Trail Blazers downed Minnesota 95-81, their 16th straight win over the Timberwolves.

COL BKB: Villanova 89, UCLA 69

PHILADELPHIA, March 21 (UPI) -- Six Wildcats scored in double figures Saturday and Villanova cruised to an 89-69 rout of UCLA in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Philadelphia.

COL BKB: Villanova 80, American 67

PHILADELPHIA, March 19 (UPI) -- Dante Cunningham and Dwayne Anderson led a Villanova comeback with 25 points each Thursday and the Wildcats recorded an 80-67 NCAA win over American.

COL BKB: Villanova 77, Notre Dame 60

SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 2 (UPI) -- Scottie Reynolds made 6-of-7 3-pointers and scored 23 points Monday night to help 16th-ranked Villanova post a 77-60 win over Notre Dame.
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Dante Cunningham
Villanova's Dante Cunningham dunks the ball during the second half against Syracuse at the 2008 Big East championship held at Madison Square Garden in New York on March 12, 2008. Villanova won 82-63. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)

Dante Cunningham (born April 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Charlotte Bobcats. Dante was drafted in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA. Cunningham, a forward, attended Villanova University in Pennsylvania.

Cunningham was born in Clinton, Maryland, to Searcy Blankenship and Ron Cunningham. His older sister Davalyn played in the WNBA.

Cunningham was originally educated at St. John's High School in Washington, D.C. While a junior, he averaged 10 points per game and 7.4 rebounds. One of his teammates, Dwayne Anderson, would later play at Villanova with Cunningham.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Dante Cunningham."
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