Rory White
Personal information
Born (1959-08-16) August 16, 1959 (age 62)
Tuskegee, Alabama
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolTuskegee (Tuskegee, Alabama)
CollegeSouth Alabama (1977–1982)
NBA draft1982 / Round: 4 / Pick: 86th overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Playing career1982–1994
PositionPower forward
Number7, 10, 12, 22, 44
Career history
As player:
19821983Phoenix Suns
1983–1984Wyoming Wildcatters
1984Milwaukee Bucks
1984Albuquerque Silvers
19841987San Diego / Los Angeles Clippers
1987–1988Collado Villalba
1989Caripe Pescara
1989–1990Santa Barbara Islanders
1991Rapid City Thrillers
1991–1992Ferro Carril Oeste
1992Oklahoma City Cavalry
1992–1994Fargo-Moorhead Fever
As coach:
1995–1997Fargo-Moorhead Beez
1997Florida Sharks
1997–1998Fargo-Moorhead Beez
1999–2001Idaho Stampede
2001Marinos de Oriente
2001–2002Fargo-Moorhead Beez
2002–2003Idaho Stampede
2009–2011Dakota Wizards
Career highlights and awards
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Rory Wilbur White (born August 16, 1959) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'8" (2.03 m) and 210 lb (95 kg) power forward, he played collegiately at the University of South Alabama, and was the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year in 1979. He was selected with the 17th pick of the fourth round of the 1982 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns.[1] He averaged 11.7 points and 0.99 steals per game with the Los Angeles Clippers in 1985–86, arguably his best season.

After his NBA career ended in 1987, White played in the CBA (with Santa Barbara, Rapid City, Oklahoma City and Fargo-Moorhead) and overseas (Argentina, Belgium, Israel, Italy and Spain).[2]


  1. ^ 1982 NBA Draft,
  2. ^ Rory White NBA coach file,