Jo Jo White

Basketball Player

Joseph Henry "Jo Jo" White is an American former professional basketball player.

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1946 Birth Born on November 16, 1946.


1968 21 Years Old After college, White played on the 1968 USA Olympic basketball team in Mexico, which went undefeated (9-0), beating Yugoslavia 65-50 in the title game.
1969 22 Years Old After the Olympics, White was drafted in 1969 in the first round (9th pick overall) by the NBA's Boston Celtics, who at that time had just won their 11th championship in 13 years. … Read More
1971 24 Years Old 1 More Event
With White leading the attack from the point guard position, the team returned to its winning ways in 1971.
1974 27 Years Old In 1974 and 1976, White helped lead the Celtics to the NBA championship and was named the most valuable player of the 1976 NBA Finals. … Read More


1979 32 Years Old He was traded by the Celtics to the Golden State Warriors in 1979, and retired in 1981, with the Kansas City Kings.
1982 35 Years Old 1 More Event
On Friday, April 9, 1982 his number 10 was hung from the rafters at the Boston Garden.
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