Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu. 2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
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
Very good playmaker
Good defensive player that can get blocks and steals
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Solid size to play either backcourt position
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.
Colorado’s ESPN Basketball Page
3/15/17 Colorado vs. UCF
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