Derrick White Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Derrick White :

NameDerrick Richard White
NickNameDerrick White
Date of BirthJuly 2, 1994
Age (2024)30 Years
NationalityUnited States
HomeTownParker, Colorado
Height6ft 4in
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
ProfessionAmerican professional basketball player
Current TeamBoston Celtics (#9 / Point guard, Shooting guard)
SpouseHannah Schneider
ParentsRichard White, Colleen White
Net Worth2-2.3 Million USD

Who is Derrick White ?

Derrick Richard White, a formidable presence in the NBA, has carved his niche as a versatile player known for his tenacity and skill on the court. Born on July 2, 1994, in Colorado, USA, White’s basketball journey is a testament to perseverance and determination.

Derrick White
Derrick White

Before making his mark in professional basketball, White honed his skills at Legend High School in Parker, Colorado. Despite facing initial challenges, including a lack of scholarship offers, White’s talent shone through as he averaged impressive numbers on the court, laying the foundation for his future success.

Transitioning to college, White embarked on a remarkable journey, beginning at the Division II level with the UCCS Mountain Lions. Despite being undersized and initially overlooked by major programs, White’s dedication and hard work propelled him to excel, earning him accolades as he became a star player for the Mountain Lions.

With a hunger for greater challenges, White made the bold decision to transfer to Division I powerhouse Colorado Buffaloes. Despite sitting out a season due to NCAA regulations, White made an immediate impact upon his return to the court, showcasing his scoring prowess and defensive prowess.

Facts about Derrick White :

  • Attended Legend High School, the first graduating class.
  • Played with 11 other freshmen in his first year (1 win).
  • Averaged 17.1 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.1 assists, and 2.1 steals as a senior.
  • Scored over 1,000 points in his high school career.
  • Honored as the first Legend Athletics Hall of Famer in 2023.
  • Lightly recruited, received no Division I scholarship offers.
  • Played for UCCS Mountain Lions in Division II for three years.
  • Led UCCS to the 2015 NCAA Tournament and became an All-American.
  • Transferred to Division I Colorado to play for Tad Boyle.
  • Averaged 18.1 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 4.4 assists with Colorado (Pac-12).
  • Named All-Pac-12 and All-Defensive Team with Colorado.
Derrick White
Derrick White
  • Drafted 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in 2017.
  • One of only 15 combine invitees who weren’t Rivals Top 150 prospects.
  • Used part of his first NBA contract to pay off college loans.
  • Made his NBA debut in October 2017.
  • Played for the Austin Spurs (G League) due to injury.
  • Scored a career-high 36 points in the 2019 playoffs against Denver.
  • Signed a 4-year, $73 million extension with the Spurs in 2020.
  • Traded to the Boston Celtics in February 2022.
  • Hit a buzzer-beating game-winner to save the Celtics from elimination in the 2023 Eastern Conference Finals (becoming the second player in NBA history to do so facing elimination).
  • Earned his first NBA Finals appearance in 2023.
  • Recorded his first career triple-double in March 2024.
  • Scored a career-high 38 points in the 2024 playoffs against the Miami Heat.
  • Named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2023.
  • Married Hannah Schneider in August 2021.

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