Report: Celtics G Derrick White lands $126M extension

League: NBA

Posted on: 01 Jul, 2024 at 05:20 PM

Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA champion Boston Celtics are signing guard Derrick White to a four-year extension worth $125.9 million, ESPN reported Monday.

The deal includes a player option, per the report.

White, who celebrates his 30th birthday on Tuesday, made the All-Defensive second team for the second straight season in 2023-24 and averaged 15.2 points, 5.2 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.0 steals in 73 starts.

He shot 40.4 percent from 3-point distance in the playoffs and averaged 16.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists in 19 postseason starts as the Celtics captured their record 18th title.

White was drafted by San Antonio in the first round (29th overall) in 2017 and traded to Boston in February 2022.

He has career averages of 12.3 points, 4.1 assists and 3.5 rebounds in 418 games (302 starts) with the Spurs and Celtics.

--Field Level Media