Derrick White Is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. He played Division II basketball for three years with the Colorado-Colorado Springs Mountain Lions before moving to Division I Colorado Buffalo for his final season.
|real name||Derrick White|
|date of birth||July 2, 1994|
|Age (as of 2022)||27 years|
|place of birth||United StatesColoradoPark|
|the University||University of Colorado|
|high||feet inches – 6′ 4”|
|weight||In kg – 86 kg|
|elder sister||Brianna White|
|Who is his wife?||Hannah White|
|children||Hendricks James White|
|net worth||$2 million|
Derek White Biography
Derrick White Born July 2, 1994 in Park City, Colorado, to loving and loving parents Richard White and Colleen White. He has a younger sister, Brianna, with whom he shares his childhood memories. White is a legendary high school graduate from Parker, Colorado. He was less than six feet tall in high school, so he had to wait until his senior year before being recruited as a basketball player and underperforming. He received his higher education at the University of Colorado.
Derrick White has definitely improved his game, as evidenced by his stellar performance in the 2022 NBA Finals. He is committed to playing for the Boston Celtics in the NBA. Previously, he played three years in the Division II for the Colorado-Colorado Springs Mountain Lions before moving to the Division I Colorado Buffaloes in his final season.
Derrick White Height, Weight
He is 6 feet 4 inches tall. He weighs about 86 kg. He has lovely warm black eyes and black locks. There is no information about his chest, waist and hip measurements, clothing size, shoe size, biceps, etc.
- Derek was one of 60 NBA rookies invited to the 2017 NBA Combined Draft. Later, he was just one of 15 co-invitees not included in the top 150 prospects at Rivals High School, and he was one of three who didn’t make any substantive commitments to Tier 1 colleges after high school.
- According to Yahoo Sports reporter Jeff Eisenberg, he is the only celebrity who will use his first NBA contract to pay off the college debt he paid at UCCS as a freshman. He was originally selected by the San Antonio Spurs in the 29th round of the 2017 NBA Draft. He was later added to the Spurs’ 2017 NBA Summer League roster. Derrick later signed with the Spurs on July 6, 2017.
- Derek made his NBA debut three months after signing in October 2017, coming off the bench with a 107-99 aggregate score and a win against the Minnesota Timberwolves. A few days later, in late October 2017, he was sent to the Austin Spurs in the NBA G League along with Davis Burns.
- Later, White suffered a fractured right wrist during a G League game against the Texas Legends, and he was recalled from San Antonio a few days later. Derrick scored a career-high 14 points, 1 assists, 4 rebounds and 1 block in a game against the Houston Rockets on March 12, 2018, in a 93-109 total loss.
- Derek made his NBA playoff debut on April 14, 2018, coming off the bench in a 92-113 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the series, scoring 7 points, 1 block and 1 assist. Derrick White was traded to the Boston Celtics on February 10, 2022 in exchange for Josh Richardson and Romeo Langford.
- He was offered the opportunity to play for the Boston Celtics in exchange for a 2022 first-round pick and the possibility of a trade for a 2028 first-round pick. A day later, Derrick played in his first game with the Boston Celtics, scoring 15 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
- Derrick most recently had 22 points, 3 assists and 3 steals on 7-of-14 shooting against the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals in May 2022 in a 111-113 loss.
Derek White Net Worth
White’s net worth is estimated at $2 million. He agreed to a four-year, $8 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs for an average annual salary of about $2 million.
According to the contract, Derrick White signed a contract with the Spurs in December 2021, and the team expects him to play for about 4 years. The parties agreed to a rookie-sized extension for approximately $73 million. Derrick was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for two other players. However, nothing is known about his current contract signing or his salary hike.
Derrick White Wife, Marriage, Children
Derrick is a married man who married his long-term partner/wife Hannah Schneider, now known as Hannah White. The two have known each other since college, and Hannah even posted a photo of them together in 2017. The pair are getting married in 2021 in front of their closest friends and family. The couple has a son named Hendricks from the marriage, and Derek tweeted the first photo of the baby a week ago.
Awards and Achievements
Major achievements on the field
- NBA G League Championship (2018)
- All-Pac-12 First Team (2017)
- 2nd National in NCAA Division II (2014, 2015)
- 2 RMAC first team selection (2014, 2015)
- RMAC Championship (2015)
- 2013 RMAC Freshman of the Year (2015)
- White graduated from Legendary High School in Parker, Colorado, in 2012 as a 6-foot-2 combo guard.
- White was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 29th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
- White made his NBA debut in October 2017, coming off the bench in a 107-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
- White made his NBA playoff debut in April 2018, coming off the bench in a 92-113 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the series, finishing with seven points, assists, steals and blocks.
- White was named to the U.S. National Team’s final lineup for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in August 2019.