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Jo-Jo White

Full name: Joseph Henry "Jo-Jo" White
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: November 14, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Kansas Jayhawks, Lawrence (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

A member of a Pan American gold medalist in 1967, an Olympic gold medalist in 1968, and an NBA champion in 1974 and 1976, "Jo-Jo" White missed only an NCAA title to add to his trophies. But he tried, as he was the top player at Kansas in the late 60s, twice being named All-America and MVP of the Big Eight Conference. In 1969, he was drafted first by the Boston Celtics with whom he played for 10 seasons. He had an excellent career as a pro, quarterbacking the Celtics to two NBA titles. He also was named to the All-Rookie team in 1970, and was twice named NBA All-Star second team. He was named to play in seven consecutive NBA All-Star games, from 1971 through 1977. Jo-Jo finished out his career with two seasons with Golden State and Kansas City before retiring in 1981. He later went into college coaching.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1968-10-23 USA 65, YUG 50 14
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1968-10-22 USA 75, BRA 63 16
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #1 1 1968-10-13 USA 81, ESP 46 10
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #5 1 1968-10-14 USA 93, SEN 36 4
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #11 1 1968-10-15 USA 96, PHI 75 9
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #16 1 1968-10-16 USA 73, YUG 58 24
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #17 1 1968-10-18 USA 95, PAN 60 13
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #24 1 1968-10-19 USA 100, ITA 61 13
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Basketball United States USA Group A Match #28 1 1968-10-20 USA 61, PUR 56 2
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