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Cade Cunningham’s 247Sports Composite Score Best among Point Guards Ever

Cade > Kyrie.



On Wednesday, Cade Cunningham was tabbed as the best player in the 2020 class in 247Sports’ final ranking.

That moved his composite score to a .9999 out of one. That officially moved him above Gerald Green as the best Oklahoma State commit since the ranking’s inception. It also comes with another distinguished honor.

*clears throat*

Cade Cunningham is the highest-rated point guard prospect ever.

247Sports’ composite ranking was debuted in 2003, and since, no point guard has ever been rated higher. FOX College Hoops pointed it out on Twitter.

Let’s take a look at the rest of that list. Brandon Jennings went overseas to play pro ball before starting his nine-year NBA career. Over his career, he averaged 14.1 points and 5.7 assists a game and averaged a career-high 19.1 points during the 2011-12 season.

Shaun Livingston was an NBA journeyman turned three-time NBA champion. He played with the Golden State Warriors from 2014 to 2019, not a bad time to be on that squad.

Son of NBA coach Doc Rivers, Austin Rivers went to Duke and now plays alongside Russell Westbrook and James Harden in Houston. He is in his eighth season in the association and has averaged over his career 9.1 points per game.

Emmanuel Mudiay was a highly touted prospect before going to China instead of college. He is in his fifth season in the NBA and has averaged 11.1 points per game in that time.

John Wall is … well John Wall. A five-time all-star, Wall made the All-NBA team after the 2016-17 season. He has averaged 19 points and 9.2 assists a game in his career.

O.J. Mayo had some off-the-court antics derail his NBA career. Yet still, he averaged 13.8 points a game during his eight-year career. As a rookie, he averaged 18.5 points per game.

Kyrie Irving is arguably the best point guard on earth right now. He is a six-time all-star, an NBA champion and was the 2011-12 Rookie of the Year. He has averaged 22.4 points a game during his career.

Jrue Holiday made an all-star team and has put up 15.9 points and 6.4 assists a game during his ongoing NBA career.

And lastly, Josh Selby didn’t pan out.

Cunningham has yet to do anything on a college court much less an NBA one, but those are all the players that the composite ranking says he is better than. Yes, he’ll have to prove it, but this has to be the most exciting offseason for OSU basketball in program history.

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