Derrick White played in 61 of San Antonio's 63 games before the 2019-20 season was suspended on Mar. 11. He started 13 of those games. The guard averaged career-high 10.4 points per game, plus 3.4 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 24.1 minutes per contest. On Oct. 21, White tallied 21 points, five boards and three dimes during a 3-point home win over the Trail Blazers. During a Nov. 29 home win over the Clippers, the third-year guard started, drained a career-high five three-pointers and scored 17 points. On Jan. 20, White had his best scoring performance of the year during a win at Phoenix. During that game, he put up a season-high 25 points (9-14 FG, 4-5 3PT, 3-3 FT) to go with seven assists and three rebounds in 27 minutes of action. White played particularly well over the final 16 regular season games of the season from Feb. 1 to Mar. 10. During that span, he averaged 11.6 points, 3.7 assists, 3.5 boards, 1.1 blocks, 0.8 steals and 0.8 three-pointers over 24.9 minutes per game. On Feb. 3, White grabbed a career-high-tying eight rebounds, pluss dished six assists, during a close road loss to the Clippers. For the season, White's 0.9 blocked shots per game where a career high and ranked third for the Spurs. His 1,468 total minutes played ranked fourth on the team.2018
Heading into the 2018-19 campaign, White had only 17 games of NBA action to his name. When Dejounte Murray was lost for the season due to injury, White found himself with a larger role than expected. Not only did he play in 67 games, he started 55 of those contests. He was a starting guard for more than half the season and made various contributions on offense. The Colorado product chipped in 9.9 points per game. He also averaged 3.9 assists and 3.7 rebounds per contest. In arguably his finest performance of the season, White posted a career-high 26 points and handed out six assists in a win over Brooklyn on Jan. 31. When the playoffs came around, White did not shrink from the spotlight. He started all seven postseason games for San Antonio, averaging 27.2 minutes per contest. White also increased his scoring, putting up 15.1 points per game in the playoffs.2017
White was selected with the 29th pick of the first round in the 2017 NBA Draft out of the University of Colorado. The 6-foot-4 guard appeared in 17 games for the San Antonio Spurs as a rookie. He averaged 3.2 points and 1.5 rebounds per tilt. White scored a career-high 14 points at Houston on Mar. 12 -- that was his final appearance of the season. White was lethal from three-point range when given the opportunity. He hit 8-of-13 shots from downtown during his rookie campaign. White snatched a career-best seven rebounds at Golden State on Feb. 10. He appeared in three playoff games for the Spurs. White played 13 minutes in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals versus the Golden State Warriors. He tallied seven points, one assist, one block and one steal in that contest.
June 22, 2017Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st round (29th pick) of the 2017 NBA Draft.
July 6, 2017Signed a multi-year rookie contract with the San Antonio Spurs.