Aaron White (basketball)
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Aaron White Basketball

Aaron White
Aaron White (basketball) 30 BC ?algiris EuroLeague 20180223 (2).jpg
White with ?algiris Kaunas in 2018
No. 30 - Olimpia Milano
PositionPower forward
Personal information
Born (1992-09-10) September 10, 1992 (age 27)
Strongsville, Ohio
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High schoolStrongsville (Strongsville, Ohio)
CollegeIowa (2011-2015)
NBA draft2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall
Selected by the Washington Wizards
Playing career2015-present
Career history
2017-2019?algiris Kaunas
2019-presentOlimpia Milano
Career highlights and awards

Aaron White (born September 10, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for Olimpia Milano of the Italian Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) and the EuroLeague. He played college basketball for the University of Iowa.[1]

College career

At the conclusion of his junior season, White was named to the Third Team All-Big Ten.[2] He scored 26 points in Iowa's 83-52 win over Davidson in the Round of 64 of the 2015 NCAA Tournament.[3] As a senior, he earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from the coaches and media.[4][5]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Aaron White
Strongsville, Ohio Strongsville High School 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports:3/5 stars    ESPN:3/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


  • "ESPN- Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball Recruiting". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2012.
  • "2012 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2012.

Professional career

On June 25, 2015, White was selected with the 49th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards.[6] He later joined the Wizards for the 2015 NBA Summer League[7] where he averaged 3.0 points and 3.7 rebounds in six games.[8] On July 26, 2015, he signed a one-year deal with Telekom Baskets Bonn of the Basketball Bundesliga. In June 2016, his contract expired and he left the team in pursuit of an NBA contract with the team that drafted him the year prior, the Washington Wizards.[9][10] In five games played for the Wizards in the 2016 NBA Summer League, he averaged 7.2 points and 5.2 rebounds.

For the 2016-17 season, White signed with Zenit Saint Petersburg of the VTB United League and EuroCup.[11]

On June 13, 2017, White signed with the Lithuanian team ?algiris Kaunas.[12] In his first season with the club, he averaged 8.9 points and 4.4 rebounds over 36 EuroLeague games. In 2018-19 season, White's production dropped slightly, as he averaged 8.2 points and 4.2 rebounds over 34 EuroLeague games.

On July 14, 2019, White signed a deal with the Italian team Olimpia Milano.[13]

NBA draft rights

On June 25, 2015, White was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 49th overall pick in the second round of the 2015 NBA draft. On July 6, 2019, his draft rights were traded to the Brooklyn Nets in a three-team trade.[14]

Career statistics

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.


2017-18 ?algiris Kaunas 36 2 22.4 .538 .385 .747 4.4 1.0 .6 .4 8.9 10.2
2018-19 34 23 24.9 .518 .333 .791 4.2 .7 .4 .2 8.2 10.0
Career 70 25 23.6 .529 .362 .770 4.3 .8 .5 .3 8.6 10.1


  1. ^ "Iowa's Aaron White Earns Third Big Ten Freshman Award". KCRG.com. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "Big Ten Announces 2014 Men's Basketball Postseason Honors: Michigan's Stauskas named Big Ten Player of the Year". BigTen.org. CBS Interactive. March 10, 2014. Archived from the original on April 29, 2018. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ Beller, Michael (March 20, 2015). "Aaron White pushes Iowa past Davidson in dominating performance". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Wisconsin's Kaminksy named Big Ten Player of the Year". BigTen.org. CBS Interactive. March 9, 2015. Archived from the original on April 29, 2018. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ "2014-15 All-Big Ten Men's Basketball Team" (PDF). CSTV.com. March 9, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "WIZARDS ACQUIRE KELLY OUBRE JR. IN 2015 NBA DRAFT". MonumentalNetwork.com. June 25, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ Castillo, Jorge (July 17, 2015). "Aaron White confirms he will 'probably' play overseas next season". Washington Post. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "2015 Summer League Player Profile". NBA.com. Archived from the original on July 28, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "NBA-Draftee für die Telekom Baskets: Aaron White der neue Starter als großer Flügel". telekom-baskets-bonn.de (in German). Telekom Baskets Bonn. July 26, 2015.
  10. ^ "Team 2015/2016 - Aaron White" (in German). Telekom Baskets Bonn. Retrieved 2016.
  11. ^ "Zenit brings in big man White". Eurocup. Retrieved 2016.
  12. ^ Zalgiris Kaunas agreed to terms with Aaron White to replace Brock Motum
  13. ^ "Milan makes White its first new player". euroleague.net. July 14, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  14. ^ "Brooklyn Nets Complete Three-Team Trade". NBA.com. July 6, 2019. Retrieved 2019.

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