Tony White (basketball)

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Tony White
Personal information
Born (1965-02-15) February 15, 1965 (age 53)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school Independence
(Charlotte, North Carolina)
College Tennessee (1983–1987)
NBA draft 1987 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33rd overall
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Playing career 1987–2000
Position Shooting guard
Number 11, 4
Career history
1987 Chicago Bulls
1987 New York Knicks
1987–1988 Golden State Warriors
1988–1989 La Crosse Catbirds
1989 Reussbühl Rebels
1989–1990 La Crosse Catbirds
1990–1992 Leuven
1992–1993 Castors Braine
1993–1994 AEK Athens
1994–1995 Aris
1995–1996 Olympique Antibes
1996–1998 Fórum Filatélico
1998 Papagou
1998–1999 Maccabi Rishon LeZion
2000 TDK Manresa
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Tony F. White (born February 15, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'2" (188 cm) 170 lb (77 kg) guard. He played for three teams in the NBA before pursuing a career in Europe. Born in Charlotte, North Carolina White played for Independence High School of his hometown, before enrolling to Tennessee to play college basketball.

College career[edit]

Tony White was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He played collegiately at the University of Tennessee from 1983 to 1987. He is third all-time leading scorer for Tennessee with 2,219 points.[1] He appeared in 127 games averaging 17.5 points per game.[1] He also holds the school record for most points scored in a single game with 51.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

White was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the 10th pick in the 2nd round of the 1987 NBA Draft.[3] In his only season (1987–88) he played 2 games for the Bulls, registering no statistics. He split the remainder of the season with the New York Knicks and the Golden State Warriors.

He played in Greece with AEK, Aris, and Papagou.


His son, Tony White, Jr. played for the College of Charleston Cougars men's basketball team from 2006 to 2010.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b c "Tennessee basketball History and Records". Retrieved April 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Catching Up: Tony White". January 27, 2012. Retrieved April 19, 2015. 
  3. ^ 1987 NBA Draft,
  4. ^ Tony White Biography - Web site of College of Charleston Athletics
  5. ^ Tony White Jr. Stats, Bio - ESPN

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