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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
51-31 7-3 W1
51-31 6-4 W2
48-34 8-2 L1
44-38 6-4 W4
37-45 7-3 W2

2021 Stats

STATS MPG
Minutes Per Game
PPG
Points Per Game
FG%
Field Goal Percentage
RPG
Rebounds Per Game
APG
Assists Per Game
Regular Season 29.3 13.2 42.1 3.5 4.9
Post Season 23.4 6.2 33.8 3.5 2.4

Top Derrick White News

  • Celtics' Derrick White: Available for Game 3

    White (personal) is available for Saturday's Game 3 against the Heat, Anthony Chiang of the Miami Herald reports.

    White missed Game 2 due to the birth of his child, but the Celtics were still able to come away with a decisive 127-102 victory in Miami. White will presumably come off the bench for Game 3 as he has for most of the postseason. In his 12 playoff appearances, he's averaged 6.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 24.2 minutes.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Won't play Game 2

    White is listed as out Thursday for Game 2 of the Celtics' Eastern Conference Finals series with the Heat due to a personal matter.

    According to Brian Robb of The Springfield Republican, White flew back to Boston following Game 1 in anticipation of the birth of his first child, as his wife's scheduled due date had been set for sometime in May. While Marcus Smart (foot) was sidelined for Game 1 in Miami, White started at point guard and produced three points (1-4 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), four assists and one block across 29 minutes in the Celtics' 118-107 loss. Smart has been upgraded to probable ahead of the Game 2 road game, but White's absence robs the Celtics of a critical depth piece in their backcourt.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Starting for Smart

    White will start Tuesday's Game 1 against the Heat, Tim Bontemps of ESPN.com reports.

    White will make his second start of the postseason with Marcus Smart (foot) sidelined. White played 28-plus minutes in four of the seven games in Boston's last series against the Bucks.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Heavy usage in win

    White finished Monday's 116-108 victory over the Bucks with 11 points (4-6 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, three assists and one block over 34 minutes.

    Boston turned to White over Grant Williams throughout the fourth quarter, resulting in outscoring Milwaukee by 15. White can't be counted on for more offensive contribution than Monday's line, but the 27-year-old is an elite defender and excels at drawing fouls. He's likely to see a similarly large role in Game 5 on Wednesday.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Returning to bench with Smart back

    White will come off the bench for Saturday's Game 3 at Milwaukee.

    As expected, White heads back to the bench with Marcus Smart (thigh) returning after a one-game absence. In his five playoff games off the bench, White has averaged 6.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 19.6 minutes.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Will start Game 2

    White will start Tuesday's Game 2 against the Bucks in place of Marcus Smart (thigh), Jeff Goodman of Stadium reports.

    White has started just four contests since joining the Celtics ahead of the trade deadline and averaged 15.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists during those games. Payton Pritchard will likely see an increased role off the bench in Smart's absence as well.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Steps up in win

    White ended with nine points (4-10 FG, 0-4 3Pt, 1-1 FT), six rebounds and two assists in 27 minutes during Monday's 116-112 victory over Brooklyn.

    White finished with modest output, but he nonetheless logged his highest scoring game of the series. White was given very limited run in Games 2 and 3, but he tapped into additional usage with Jayson Tatum in foul trouble Monday. White shot just 1-for-11 from beyond the arc across the sweep of Brooklyn.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Solid production in start

    White closed with 19 points (6-13 FG, 4-8 3Pt, 3-3 FT), six rebounds and three assists in 39 minutes during Thursday's 127-121 loss to the Bucks.

    With Jayson Tatum (knee) sidelined, White drew his fourth start as a Celtic and made the most of his increased opportunity by scoring 19 points -- his most since joining Boston. Over his last nine appearances (three starts), the fifth-year guard has averaged 14.0 points, 4.3 assists and 3.6 rebounds in 31.6 minutes per game.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: In starting five

    White will start Thursday's game against Milwaukee.

    With Jayson Tatum and Al Horford resting, White and Grant Williams will slide into the starting lineup. In his last start (March 28 at TOR), White posted 15 points, six rebounds, eight assists and one block in 41 minutes.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Hot shooting night in blowout win

    White racked up 17 points (6-7 FG, 3-3 3Pt, 2-3 FT), five rebounds and three assists over 24 minutes during Sunday's 144-102 win over Washington.

    White was lights out Sunday en route to his sixth double-digit scoring performance over the last seven games. During that stretch, the backup guard has averaged 13.9 points, 4.7 assists and 3.6 rebounds in 31.7 minutes per game.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Shifts to bench

    White will come off the bench for Wednesday's game against Miami, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports.

    White performed well as a starter in Monday's loss to the Raptors, finishing with 15 points, eight assists, six rebounds and one block in 41 minutes of action. With Jaylen Brown back in the lineup, however, White will shift back to a reserve role against the Heat. He's averaging 13.3 points, 5.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds over 29.4 minutes per game this season.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Posts 15 points in spot start

    White accumulated 15 points (4-16 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 4-4 FT), six rebounds, eight assists and one block in 41 minutes during Monday's 115-112 overtime loss to the Raptors.

    White filled in with Jaylen Brown (knee) sidelined. The former Spur made solid contributions in multiple categories, although he only made four shots in 16 attempts. Brown should return to the starting lineup Wednesday, sending White back to the bench.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Rejoins starting five

    White will start Monday's game at Toronto, Brian Robb of The Springfield Republican reports.

    The 27-year-old has scored in double figures the past three games and will start versus the Raptors with Jayson Tatum (knee) and Jaylen Brown (knee) resting in the second night of a back-to-back set. White has averaged 10.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 26.6 minutes through 19 appearances with Boston but should take on a much more involved role in the offense Monday.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Back to bench Wednesday

    White will come off the bench Wednesday against the Jazz, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports.

    After a one-game absence, Marcus Smart is returning to the lineup, so White will resume his usual bench role. As a reserve this month, he's averaged 8.4 points, 3.2 assists and 3.0 rebounds in 25.3 minutes.

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  • Celtics' Derrick White: Joins starting lineup

    White will start Monday's game against the Thunder, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports.

    White is shooting 19.4 percent from the field over the past four games, but he'll make his second start since joining Boston with Marcus Smart (illness) ruled out. White has averaged 9.5 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 25.6 minutes over 16 games since joining Boston.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 190 lbs
Birthplace: Parker, CO
Age: 27
School: Colorado-Colorado Springs; Col
Experience: 4