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Rory White

Rory Wilbur White

Position: Small Forward and Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-8 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.
Born: August 16, 1959 in Tuskegee, Alabama
High School: Tuskegee in Tuskegee, Alabama
College: University of South Alabama
Draft: Phoenix Suns, 4th round (17th pick, 86th overall), 1982 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 29, 1982

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 65 0 626 127 234 .543 0 1 .000 127 233 .545 70 109 .642 47 58 105 30 16 2 51 54 324
1983-84 24 TOT NBA SF 36 2 372 80 170 .471 0 0 80 170 .471 26 47 .553 37 37 74 15 15 3 24 31 186
1983-84 24 PHO NBA SF 22 2 308 69 144 .479 0 0 69 144 .479 24 42 .571 30 32 62 14 13 2 18 25 162
1983-84 24 MIL NBA SF 8 0 45 7 17 .412 0 0 7 17 .412 2 5 .400 5 3 8 1 2 1 5 3 16
1983-84 24 SDC NBA SF 6 0 19 4 9 .444 0 0 4 9 .444 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 3 8
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PF 80 14 1106 144 279 .516 0 0 144 279 .516 90 130 .692 94 101 195 34 35 20 87 115 378
1985-86 26 LAC NBA SF 75 30 1761 355 684 .519 1 9 .111 354 675 .524 164 222 .739 82 99 181 74 74 8 95 161 875
1986-87 27 LAC NBA SF 68 35 1545 265 552 .480 0 3 .000 265 549 .483 94 144 .653 90 104 194 79 47 19 73 159 624
Career NBA 324 81 5410 971 1919 .506 1 13 .077 970 1906 .509 444 652 .681 350 399 749 232 187 52 330 520 2387
4 seasons SDC,LAC NBA 229 79 4431 768 1524 .504 1 12 .083 767 1512 .507 348 496 .702 268 306 574 187 156 47 256 438 1885
2 seasons PHO NBA 87 2 934 196 378 .519 0 1 .000 196 377 .520 94 151 .623 77 90 167 44 29 4 69 79 486
1 season MIL NBA 8 0 45 7 17 .412 0 0 7 17 .412 2 5 .400 5 3 8 1 2 1 5 3 16

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 65 0 9.6 2.0 3.6 .543 0.0 0.0 .000 2.0 3.6 .545 1.1 1.7 .642 0.7 0.9 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.8 0.8 5.0
1983-84 24 TOT NBA SF 36 2 10.3 2.2 4.7 .471 0.0 0.0 2.2 4.7 .471 0.7 1.3 .553 1.0 1.0 2.1 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.7 0.9 5.2
1983-84 24 PHO NBA SF 22 2 14.0 3.1 6.5 .479 0.0 0.0 3.1 6.5 .479 1.1 1.9 .571 1.4 1.5 2.8 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.8 1.1 7.4
1983-84 24 MIL NBA SF 8 0 5.6 0.9 2.1 .412 0.0 0.0 0.9 2.1 .412 0.3 0.6 .400 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.4 2.0
1983-84 24 SDC NBA SF 6 0 3.2 0.7 1.5 .444 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.5 .444 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 1.3
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PF 80 14 13.8 1.8 3.5 .516 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.5 .516 1.1 1.6 .692 1.2 1.3 2.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 1.1 1.4 4.7
1985-86 26 LAC NBA SF 75 30 23.5 4.7 9.1 .519 0.0 0.1 .111 4.7 9.0 .524 2.2 3.0 .739 1.1 1.3 2.4 1.0 1.0 0.1 1.3 2.1 11.7
1986-87 27 LAC NBA SF 68 35 22.7 3.9 8.1 .480 0.0 0.0 .000 3.9 8.1 .483 1.4 2.1 .653 1.3 1.5 2.9 1.2 0.7 0.3 1.1 2.3 9.2
Career NBA 324 81 16.7 3.0 5.9 .506 0.0 0.0 .077 3.0 5.9 .509 1.4 2.0 .681 1.1 1.2 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.2 1.0 1.6 7.4
4 seasons SDC,LAC NBA 229 79 19.3 3.4 6.7 .504 0.0 0.1 .083 3.3 6.6 .507 1.5 2.2 .702 1.2 1.3 2.5 0.8 0.7 0.2 1.1 1.9 8.2
2 seasons PHO NBA 87 2 10.7 2.3 4.3 .519 0.0 0.0 .000 2.3 4.3 .520 1.1 1.7 .623 0.9 1.0 1.9 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.8 0.9 5.6
1 season MIL NBA 8 0 5.6 0.9 2.1 .412 0.0 0.0 0.9 2.1 .412 0.3 0.6 .400 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.4 2.0

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 65 0 626 7.3 13.5 .543 0.0 0.1 .000 7.3 13.4 .545 4.0 6.3 .642 2.7 3.3 6.0 1.7 0.9 0.1 2.9 3.1 18.6
1983-84 24 TOT NBA SF 36 2 372 7.7 16.5 .471 0.0 0.0 7.7 16.5 .471 2.5 4.5 .553 3.6 3.6 7.2 1.5 1.5 0.3 2.3 3.0 18.0
1983-84 24 PHO NBA SF 22 2 308 8.1 16.8 .479 0.0 0.0 8.1 16.8 .479 2.8 4.9 .571 3.5 3.7 7.2 1.6 1.5 0.2 2.1 2.9 18.9
1983-84 24 MIL NBA SF 8 0 45 5.6 13.6 .412 0.0 0.0 5.6 13.6 .412 1.6 4.0 .400 4.0 2.4 6.4 0.8 1.6 0.8 4.0 2.4 12.8
1983-84 24 SDC NBA SF 6 0 19 7.6 17.1 .444 0.0 0.0 7.6 17.1 .444 0.0 0.0 3.8 3.8 7.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 5.7 15.2
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PF 80 14 1106 4.7 9.1 .516 0.0 0.0 4.7 9.1 .516 2.9 4.2 .692 3.1 3.3 6.3 1.1 1.1 0.7 2.8 3.7 12.3
1985-86 26 LAC NBA SF 75 30 1761 7.3 14.0 .519 0.0 0.2 .111 7.2 13.8 .524 3.4 4.5 .739 1.7 2.0 3.7 1.5 1.5 0.2 1.9 3.3 17.9
1986-87 27 LAC NBA SF 68 35 1545 6.2 12.9 .480 0.0 0.1 .000 6.2 12.8 .483 2.2 3.4 .653 2.1 2.4 4.5 1.8 1.1 0.4 1.7 3.7 14.5
Career NBA 324 81 5410 6.5 12.8 .506 0.0 0.1 .077 6.5 12.7 .509 3.0 4.3 .681 2.3 2.7 5.0 1.5 1.2 0.3 2.2 3.5 15.9
4 seasons SDC,LAC NBA 229 79 4431 6.2 12.4 .504 0.0 0.1 .083 6.2 12.3 .507 2.8 4.0 .702 2.2 2.5 4.7 1.5 1.3 0.4 2.1 3.6 15.3
2 seasons PHO NBA 87 2 934 7.6 14.6 .519 0.0 0.0 .000 7.6 14.5 .520 3.6 5.8 .623 3.0 3.5 6.4 1.7 1.1 0.2 2.7 3.0 18.7
1 season MIL NBA 8 0 45 5.6 13.6 .412 0.0 0.0 5.6 13.6 .412 1.6 4.0 .400 4.0 2.4 6.4 0.8 1.6 0.8 4.0 2.4 12.8

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 65 626 14.7 .575 .543 .466 .004 8.7 9.8 9.3 6.9 1.2 0.2 15.3 21.7 106 104 0.8 0.7 1.5 .118
1983-84 24 TOT NBA SF 36 372 13.9 .488 .471 .276 .000 11.6 11.6 11.6 5.7 1.9 0.5 11.2 23.7 100 108 0.0 0.4 0.4 .050
1983-84 24 PHO NBA SF 22 308 15.3 .499 .479 .292 .000 11.3 12.2 11.8 6.4 2.0 0.4 10.0 24.0 103 108 0.2 0.3 0.5 .071
1983-84 24 MIL NBA SF 8 45 7.1 .417 .412 .294 .000 13.1 7.3 10.1 3.1 2.2 1.3 20.7 22.7 79 105 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.062
1983-84 24 SDC NBA SF 6 19 7.6 .444 .444 .000 .000 12.0 11.9 11.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.0 21.0 96 116 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.020
1984-85 25 LAC NBA PF 80 1106 10.4 .562 .516 .466 .000 9.7 9.8 9.8 4.0 1.5 1.0 20.6 15.6 102 111 0.3 0.7 1.0 .045
1985-86 26 LAC NBA SF 75 1761 14.0 .560 .520 .325 .013 5.1 6.3 5.7 6.4 2.0 0.2 10.8 20.0 110 114 2.3 0.3 2.6 .070
1986-87 27 LAC NBA SF 68 1545 10.8 .507 .480 .261 .005 5.9 8.0 6.9 7.7 1.4 0.7 10.6 17.7 103 115 0.5 0.4 1.0 .030
Career NBA 324 5410 12.4 .541 .506 .340 .007 7.1 8.3 7.7 6.3 1.6 0.5 13.0 18.9 105 112 4.0 2.5 6.5 .058
4 seasons SDC,LAC NBA 229 4431 11.9 .541 .504 .325 .008 6.6 7.8 7.2 6.2 1.7 0.6 12.8 18.1 106 114 3.1 1.5 4.6 .049
2 seasons PHO NBA 87 934 14.9 .547 .519 .399 .003 9.5 10.6 10.1 6.7 1.5 0.2 13.4 22.5 105 105 1.0 1.0 2.0 .102
1 season MIL NBA 8 45 7.1 .417 .412 .294 .000 13.1 7.3 10.1 3.1 2.2 1.3 20.7 22.7 79 105 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.062

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 3 40 7 14 .500 0 1 .000 7 13 .538 2 4 .500 1 9 10 0 0 0 1 4 16
Career NBA 3 40 7 14 .500 0 1 .000 7 13 .538 2 4 .500 1 9 10 0 0 0 1 4 16
1 season PHO NBA 3 40 7 14 .500 0 1 .000 7 13 .538 2 4 .500 1 9 10 0 0 0 1 4 16

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 3 13.3 2.3 4.7 .500 0.0 0.3 .000 2.3 4.3 .538 0.7 1.3 .500 0.3 3.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 5.3
Career NBA 3 13.3 2.3 4.7 .500 0.0 0.3 .000 2.3 4.3 .538 0.7 1.3 .500 0.3 3.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 5.3
1 season PHO NBA 3 13.3 2.3 4.7 .500 0.0 0.3 .000 2.3 4.3 .538 0.7 1.3 .500 0.3 3.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 5.3

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 3 40 6.3 12.6 .500 0.0 0.9 .000 6.3 11.7 .538 1.8 3.6 .500 0.9 8.1 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.6 14.4
Career NBA 3 40 6.3 12.6 .500 0.0 0.9 .000 6.3 11.7 .538 1.8 3.6 .500 0.9 8.1 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.6 14.4
1 season PHO NBA 3 40 6.3 12.6 .500 0.0 0.9 .000 6.3 11.7 .538 1.8 3.6 .500 0.9 8.1 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.6 14.4

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1982-83 23 PHO NBA SF 3 40 10.3 .508 .500 .286 .071 2.5 24.5 12.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 16.5 103 110 0.0 0.0 0.0 .048
Career NBA 3 40 10.3 .508 .500 .286 .071 2.5 24.5 12.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 16.5 103 110 0.0 0.0 0.0 .048
1 season PHO NBA 3 40 10.3 .508 .500 .286 .071 2.5 24.5 12.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 16.5 103 110 0.0 0.0 0.0 .048

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 5 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Rory White 2.6 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.4
Ike Diogu 90.8 2.6 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.7
George Lee 89.0 2.6 1.7 1.2 0.6 0.4
Damien Wilkins 87.9 2.8 1.7 1.0 1.0 0.0
Charles Shackleford 87.7 2.7 1.5 0.9 0.8 0.8
Charles Davis 86.7 2.1 1.5 1.0 0.9 0.3
Mark Madsen 84.5 2.7 1.9 1.1 1.1 0.8
Sam Mack 84.5 2.8 1.9 1.3 1.1 0.3
Simmie Hill 82.9 3.1 1.6 1.2 1.0
Marty Conlon 82.8 3.1 1.4 1.0 0.6 0.3
Brady Walker 82.7 2.8 1.9 1.2 1.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Rory White 2.6 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.4
Ike Diogu 90.4 2.6 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.0
George Lee 86.0 2.6 1.7 1.2 0.6 0.4 0.1 -0.1
Sam Mack 83.0 2.8 1.9 1.3 1.1 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Simmie Hill 82.9 3.1 1.6 1.2 1.0
Brady Walker 82.7 2.8 1.9 1.2 1.0
Al Thornton 81.8 2.2 1.6 1.3 1.1
James Hardy 81.3 2.5 1.8 1.3 0.7
Louis Amundson 81.2 2.9 1.8 1.0 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
Chris Crawford 81.1 2.7 1.3 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.1
Bob Brannum 80.6 2.0 1.6 1.1 0.8 0.0

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1977-78 18 SALABAMA 28 538 97 180 33 52 122 227 .539 .635 19.2 8.1 4.4
1978-79 19 SALABAMA 27 856 221 400 71 106 226 513 .553 .670 31.7 19.0 8.4
1979-80 20 SALABAMA 2 10 3 4 0 2 1 6 .750 .000 5.0 3.0 0.5
1980-81 21 SALABAMA 31 1031 216 367 75 104 205 507 .589 .721 33.3 16.4 6.6
1981-82 22 SALABAMA 28 939 195 347 83 118 183 473 .562 .703 33.5 16.9 6.5
Career 116 3374 732 1298 262 382 737 1726 .564 .686 29.1 14.9 6.4

Transactions

June 29, 1982: Drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the 4th round (86th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft.

December 20, 1983: Waived by the Phoenix Suns.

January 5, 1984: Signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the Milwaukee Bucks.

January 24, 1984: Waived by the Milwaukee Bucks.

March 9, 1984: Signed as a free agent with the San Diego Clippers.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Los Angeles Clippers NBA $70,000
Career (may be incomplete) $70,000

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