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Jo Jo White
Jo Jo White
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Point guard
Born                           November 16, 1946
                                    St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died                           January 16, 2018 (aged 71)
                                    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Nationality                 U.S. Flag American
Listed height           6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight           197 lb (89 kg)
High school             McKinley
                                  (St. Louis, Missouri)
College                     Kansas (1965–1969)
NBA Draft                 1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Selected by the Boston Celtics
Playing career         1969–1981 (12 years)
1969–1979             Boston Celtics
1979–1980             Golden State Warriors
1980–1981             Kansas City Kings
  1. 10 Retired by the Celtics
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Joseph Henry "Jo Jo" White (November 16, 1946 – January 16, 2018) was an American basketball player. He was best known for playing for the Boston Celtics, which he helped won two championships with the franchise. He also played for the Golden State Warriors and Kansas City Kings.


Professional career

Boston Celtics

White was drafted in 1969 in the first round (9th pick overall) by the Boston Celtics, who at that time had just won their 11th championship in 13 years.

Golden State Warriors

White was traded by the Celtics to the Golden State Warriors in the middle of the 1978–79 NBA season.

Kansas City Kings

White spent one season and would retire in 1981 with the Kansas City Kings.

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