Rory White

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Rory White
Personal information
Born (1959-08-16) August 16, 1959 (age 57)
Tuskegee, Alabama
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Tuskegee (Tuskegee, Alabama)
College South Alabama (1977–1982)
NBA draft 1982 / Round: 4 / Pick: 86th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career 1982–1994
Position Power forward
Number 7, 10, 12, 22, 44
Career history
As player:
19821983 Phoenix Suns
1983–1984 Wyoming Wildcatters (CBA)
1984 Milwaukee Bucks
1984 Albuquerque Silvers (CBA)
19841987 San Diego / Los Angeles Clippers
1987–1988 Collado Villalba (Spain)
1989 Caripe Pescara (Italy)
1989 Maristas (Spain)
1989–1990 Santa Barbara Islanders (CBA)
1990–1991 Oostende (Belgium)
1991 Rapid City Thrillers (CBA)
1991–1992 Ferro Carril Oeste (Argentina)
1992 Oklahoma City Cavalry (CBA)
1992–1994 Fargo-Moorhead Fever (CBA)
As coach:
1995–1997 Fargo-Moorhead Beez (IBA)
1997 Florida Sharks (USBL)
1997–1998 Fargo-Moorhead Beez (IBA)
1999–2001 Idaho Stampede (CBA)
2001 Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela)
2001–2002 Fargo-Moorhead Beez (CBA)
2002–2003 Idaho Stampede (CBA)
2009–present Dakota Wizards (NBA D-League)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Rory Wilbur White (born August 16, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'8" (2.03 m) and 210 lb (95 kg) forward, he played collegiately at the University of South Alabama, and was the Sun Belt Conference Player of the year in 1979. He was selected with the 17th pick of the fourth round of the 1982 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns.[1] He averaged 11.7 points and 0.99 steals per game with the Los Angeles Clippers in 1985–86, arguably his best season.

After his NBA career ended in 1987, White played in the CBA (with Santa Barbara, Rapid City, Oklahoma City and Fargo-Moorhead) and overseas (Argentina, Belgium, Israel, Italy and Spain).[2]


  1. ^ 1982 NBA Draft,
  2. ^ Rory White NBA coach file,

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