Hoop Dreams for Clearwater’s Okaro White

NBA News: Okaro White Shines in the NBA Summer League

Once the pride and joy of Clearwater High, Okaro White, now has his sights set on the NBA following a successful career at Florida State University. Despite not being drafted in this year’s NBA Draft, White recently played in the Orlando NBA Summer League for the Memphis Grizzlies. The 6’9 forward was able to hold his own, and may have played his way into landing on a roster in the NBA Developmental League. In the D-League White could work on his game and continue his quest of becoming an NBA player.

Here’s what White had to say about his recent stint as a member of the Memphis Grizzlies Summer League team:

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Kip Michalak is a former 3-sport collegiate athlete who has been covering the NBA as an Orlando Magic Insider for the past 3 seasons. Kip has also covered high school sports in Tampa Bay for 5 years. In addition to his basketball reporting Kip has covered a handful of major sporting events, which include: 2015 NCAA Women’s Final Four 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final 2016 NCAA Frozen Four 2016 Outback Bowl