Derrick White is an American basketball player born in Parker, Colorado. He belongs to a mixed ethnic group. He has a very charming personality and good fan following.
He has been awarded RMAC Freshman and MVP of RMAC Tournament. He is a two-time winner of NCAA Division II All-American in 2014 and 2015.
He was a multiple-time winner of NCAA Men’s Basketball All-American honor. He was 29th pick in the 2017 NBA draft by San Antonio Spurs. Later in next season, he was traded to Austin Spurs. He said,
“It’s crazy, man. It’s crazy, one and done. I’m just a kid from Parker. It’s more than I ever imagined.”
Derrick White Family
White is a son of Richard White and Colleen White. He is grown-up with his older sister named Brianna.
He is dating his rumored gorgeous girlfriend, Hannah Schneider but he has not confessed about his relationship with her.
White wants to keep the media away from his personal life and doesn’t want them to gossip and spread false news about his life by giving them a clue about his girlfriend. She also wants White to prioritize his career.
Derrick White Education
He took his early education from Legend High School in Parker, Colorado. After completing his school, he did not get any scholarship from any graduation institutes. For further education, he got admission in Colorado- Colorado Springs.
Derrick White Career
White averaged 19 points and 4 rebounds until he completed his high school. He played college basketball for Colorado-Springs Mountain Lions as far as he moved to Division I to play final season against Colorado Buffaloes.
In his junior season, he scored an average of 25.8 points with 7.3 points for rebounds and 5.2 points for assists. He was honored with All-Pac-12 and one of the five-men of the All-Defensive team.
When he was traded to Austin Spurs, he participated in the G League of NBA in 2017. White played G League in 2017-18 and averaged 20.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists. In playoffs, he has managed his good average of 24.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 4 assists.
White made winning NBA debut against Minnesota Timberwolves and he got his right wrist injury during the match against Texas Legends and he was given rest for few days, but he soon made comeback against Houston Rockets and gave his best performance.
While playing for San Antonio Spurs against Denver Nuggets, white scored his career highest 36 points to give Spurs upper-hand in playoffs 2019.
White has also represented himself in the US National Team for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. White has played 2 NBA season’s playoffs.
Derrick White Net Worth
He has signed a 4-year contract with San Antonio Spurs with total earnings of $8 million. He has been two years best-paid player of Spurs.
He earned $1,948,080 in 2019. Panini enclosed rookie endorsement autograph of Derrick White for sale in $149.95 and jerseys from Spurs are also sold with White getting profits from the sales.
Derrick White Favorite Basketball Shoes
- Nike Kobe AD Mid
- Nike Kyrie Low 2
- Adidas D Rose 9