From the practice squad to a game-changer. This is what Derrick White role to the team. Provide depth behind Walker and Mitchell. But he’s more than a backup, instantly after he checks in White made a steal and completed it to a fastbreak dunk.
White was on the court and deflect passes. He guarded the passing lane very well. On his performance, White seems a veteran who is fearless. After he made his second steal he pushes it and finding an open Jayson Tatum for a three. On that run, the USA balloon the lead into 14 points. Since then, they take care of it until the final buzzer.
This is only the start for himself. The coaching staff will give him valuable minutes in the coming games. White finished with 6 points, 1 board, 3 assists, and 2 steals in 12 minutes of action.