Career Highlights
Josh is a long, strong, athletic forward who has the versatility to play both forward positions and some center. Cunningham is a warrior in every sense of the word. He impacts the game with his tenacity on the glass and major bounce. He has a nose for the ball around the hoop, and he gets up twice before most get up once. He has great hands, a good feel for the game, and he makes winning plays at both ends. In transition he can slash his way to the rim or go over the top of the would-be defender to finish. He has the prototypical size and athleticism for either forward positions skills. Cunningham is known for his athleticism, strength, and high motor. Josh is a two way player and a good defender. He can guard the PF, SF, and even some centers. He can score both in the paint and also has a nice touch on his jump shot.

In his senior season (2018-19) at Dayton he was second on the team in points (13.3ppg), rebounds (6.2rpg), and field goal percentage (67% FG). He was also named to the All-Atlantic 10- 3rd Team (2019, 2018). As a junior he averaged 16ppg 8.4rpg, 1.8apg, and 70.4% FG. As a sophomore he helped lead Dayton to the Atlantic 10 Regular Season Champion. Prior to playing at Dayton, Cunningham played his freshman season at Bradley. As a freshman he averaged 8ppg 8rpg, and 1spg. Josh was named to the MVC All-Freshman Team (2015).

Cunningham played high school basketball at Morgan Park, where he helped lead them to the Illinois state championship in 2013 & 2014. He was named First-team all-state honors from the Associated Press and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. Josh averaged 22ppg, 15rpg, and 3apg as a senior. He was also named a Top-100 prospect by ESPN.

Josh was on born on August 11, 1996 in Chicago, IL. He is the son of Latanya and Johnny Cunningham. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Media Production. His favorite basketball player is Lebron James.

“Starting from the moment I signed with Scott and Rize Management they have shown me a lot of personal attention. Scott was able to get me numerous NBA looks and overseas offers. He really was able to get me maximum exposure both in the states and overseas. He was able to guide me through the draft process and made me really feel at ease.”

  • Stats

    Position: PF

    Height: 6-8

    Weight: 233 lbs

    Birthdate: September 17, 1991

    High School:
    Morgan Park HS - Chicago, IL


    Passport: USA

  • Photos

    JCunningham10 KINGSTON, RI - FEBRUARY 23: Dayton Flyers forward Josh Cunningham (0) with the ball during a college basketball game between Dayton Flyers and Rhode Island Rams on February 23, 2018, at the Ryan Center in Kingston, RI. Rhode Island defeated Dayton 81-56 and wins the Atlantic 10 regular season title. (Photo by M. Anthony Nesmith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) JCunningham8 DAYTON, OH - DECEMBER 06: Dayton Flyers forward Josh Cunningham (0) goes up for a dunk during the second half of a game between the Dayton Flyers and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, OH. (Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) JCunningham6 DAYTON, OH - FEBRUARY 20: Dayton Flyers forward Josh Cunningham (0) and Dayton Flyers guard Jack Westerfield (23) box out Saint Louis Billikens forward Hasahn French (22) in a game between the Dayton Flyers and the Saint Louis Billikens on February 20, 2018 at University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, OH. (Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) JCunningham4 JCunningham2 JCunningham