Derrick White’s Journey to Becoming an Essential Boston Celtic

Derrick White lets it fly in Game 1 of the 2022 NBA Finals (Getty Images)

Derrick White plays combo guard for the Boston Celtics, who happen to be currently competing with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Mr. White is not what NBA media folks colloquially refer to as a typical “apex predator.” Derrick White is more like a coywolf, a hybrid species bred from gray wolves, coyotes and sometimes even domesticated dogs.



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