Derrick White

Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu. 2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 195
College: Colorado
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 7/2/1994

2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 30

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

2017 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 29 by the San Antonio Spurs


Very good scorer off the dribble

Adequate shooter from all over the floor

Excels at scoring on the move

Can post up smaller defenders

Tremendous free throw generator

Very good free throw shooter

Prolific scorer

Very good playmaker

Good defensive player that can get blocks and steals

Smart player that has a good feel for the game

Solid athlete

Solid size to play either backcourt position


Streaky shooter

Will likely have to adjust to a supporting role in the NBA

May need to improve his rebounding

Can have lapses defensively

Only one year of Division I college ball experience


Derrick White has quietly had a terrific senior season for Colorado, as he is a combo guard that may have a solid set of all-around skills.  While his team just missed the cut for the NCAA Tournament, they made it to the NIT, and White could be a sleeper candidate to be a second round pick of the upcoming draft.


ESPN Draft Profile

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Colorado’s ESPN Basketball Page

Games Scouted:
3/15/17 Colorado vs. UCF

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