Cassius Stanley

Player Review 2021: Cassius Stanley

Status: Completed first season on two-way contract. Key Stats: Tallied 36 points over 24 appearances in his rookie season. Averaged 12.7 points in 27.9 minutes played over 12 games with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Finished third in the 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Rookie life in the NBA can...
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Player Reviews: Edmond Sumner, Aaron Holiday, Cassius Stanley

Providing a twist on the traditional nuts and bolts of end-of-season content, “The One” is a Pacers podcast series featuring one play, one number, and one over/under for every player on the roster that best summarizes or encapsulates that player’s season. For the first episode, Mark and I teamed up...
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Duke Brotherhood Playoff Watch: Cassius Stanley, Indiana Fall Hard At Washington

Only one member of the Brotherhood was in action Thursday night and things didn’t go well for Cassius Stanley’s Indiana Pacers as they lost to the Washington Wizards, and badly, 142-115. Stanley played eight minutes and scored 11 points. It’s been an interesting season for the rookie. He made a...

Pacers' Cassius Stanley: Adds 11 points in blowout finale

Stanley recorded 11 points (2-3 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 6-6 FT), three rebounds and one assist across eight minutes during Thursday's 142-115 loss to the Wizards. Funnily enough, the 11 points marked a season high for the 21-year-old rookie as he got hot in garbage time of this blowout season-ending defeat. It was the first time in scored in double figures all season, with his previous high mark coming in a seven-point burst May 1 against Oklahoma City. Stanley didn't get a ton of opportunities to prove himself in his rookie campaign, averaging 3.9 minutes per game in 24 appearances.

Indiana Pacers: It’s time to see more Cassius Stanley

Apr 25, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; Indiana Pacers guard Cassius Stanley (2) drives to the basket against Orlando Magic guard Chasson Randle (25) during the second half at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Watters-USA TODAY Sports. A disappointing season is leading the Indiana Pacers into a dark hole but the...

Pacers' Cassius Stanley: Nonfactor Thursday

Stanley played one minute during Thursday's loss to Brooklyn. The rookie made a third straight appearance but failed to provide any statistical contribution in the loss. Stanley has totaled six points and two rebounds over the past three games.
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Nets’ Blake Griffin rips 2021 Dunk Contest judges over Cassius Stanley score

As always, Sunday’s NBA Slam Dunk Contest did not end without controversy. This has become somewhat of a norm for the annual dunking exhibition, and 2021 was no different. For his part, former Dunk Contest champ Blake Griffin, who himself recently signed with the Brooklyn Nets, has weighed in on the debate surrounding Cassius Stanley’s controversial dunk scores.

2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Every finish from Anfernee Simons, Obi Toppin and Cassius Stanley

Anfernee Simons won the 2021 Slam Dunk Contest in a showdown against Obi Toppin in the final round. Simons utilized his crazy bounce and long arms to pull off some creative dunks, and his final dunk found him almost kissing the front of the rim on his way to the win. While the event didn't have star-studded names, these young guys still put on a show with some never-before-seen dunk attempts.

Indiana Pacers rookie Cassius Stanley gets his chance to cement himself in NBA history

CLEVELAND, OHIO - DECEMBER 12: Cassius Stanley #2 of the Indiana Pacers dunks over Thon Maker #14 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of a preseason game at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse on December 12, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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Obi Toppin, Anfernee Simons, Cassius Stanley to Give HBCUs Dunk Contest Winnings

The 2021 NBA All-Star Weekend will be supporting historically Black colleges and universities as well as COVID-19 relief and awareness for communities of color. The Slam Dunk Contest in particular will be geared toward HBCU donations, with each participant in the three-player field playing for a school. On Friday, Marc...

Cassius Stanley The Heavy Favorite To Win The Dunk Contest

It's that time of year again, the NBA's regular season has been paused for the All-Star Game. As you'd expect given the impact of Covid-19 there are some differences this year. All-Star Weekend is usually one of the highlights of the year for players and fans alike but in 2021 the event has been shortened to just one night. On Sunday we'll see the game take place in Atlanta with the traditional Saturday night events fitting around the game itself.

Cassius Stanley gets Slam Dunk contest advice from Victor Oladipo

Pacers guard Cassius Stanley will be competing in this year’s Slam Dunk content. It’s always smart for young players to seek veteran advice, whether about regular basketball or throwing down dunks, and that’s reportedly what the rookie is doing. Via the Indianapolis Star:. With Cassius Stanley set to compete in...

Cassius Stanley to participate in NBA Slam Dunk Contest, per report

Turns out, after being selected as an injury replacement for Kevin Durant, Domantas Sabonis won’t be the only player representing the Pacers at the All-Star Game. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, rookie Cassius Stanley is expected to participate in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, which is set to take place on March 7 during halftime of the game.