Jared Cunningham signs with Bayern Munich

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Former first-round pick Jared Cunningham has signed to play overseas in Germany with Bayern Munich, the team announced on Tuesday.

Cunningham, who played his college ball at Oregon State, declared for the 2012 NBA Draft following his junior season. He heard his name called with pick No. 24 when he was scooped up by the Cleveland Cavaliers, but had his draft rights traded to the Dallas Mavericks.

Cunningham fluctuated between the Mavericks and the then-D League Texas Legends as a rookie as he appeared in only eight games at the NBA level, where he averaged two points per contest in mop-up duty in his first professional season.

He didn’t get to his second year as a member of the Mavericks, given he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks on draft night of 2013. After appearing in only five games with the Hawks during his sophomore season, he was waived, which led him to the Kings organization.

Cunningham finished out the year but didn’t earn a contract to start the following season. Instead, he wound up with the Clippers to start the 2014 season but was traded to the 76ers midway through the campaign.

He found a home prior to the 2015-16 season when he signed with the Cavaliers. That was his longest stint in the NBA, when he appeared in 40 games with three starts and earned 8.9 minutes per contest.

The 26-year-old’s last action in the NBA came during the 2015-16 season when he played in four games with the Bucks. He played with the Washington Wizards over the most recent Summer League.

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