Jack White is making his mark in the G League
From the NBA to G League, White has continued to develop in a fast-paced, hectic environment.
Jack White has experienced the full spectrum of professional basketball during his first season in the NBA. A maiden NBA contract placed White on the Denver Nuggets, although the expectation was never for White to receive substantial NBA minutes during his first season. He debuted in November and found the court in 16 games for the Nuggets, all of which have come in garbage time at the end of blowouts, for a Denver side that is leading the Western Conference.
White has played a total of 51 minutes in the NBA this season, a low but expected measure given the talent around him in Denver, so there is little to be learned from looking at his brief experiences in the NBA. A better guide of his progress comes when looking at performances in the G League. There have been promising signs. Basic statistical measures show the 25 year old is having an impressive season —he is averaging 20.9 points and 9.6 rebounds in nearly 34 minutes per game for the Grand Rapids Gold— but even more impressive than the numbers, is how and why White is finding his offence at the G League level.
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