It's sometimes difficult to discover or place a bet on those potential diamonds in the rough, especially when it comes to finding talent via the NBA D-League Draft. That's why, in some cases, it's nice to have a few familiar faces sprinkled in the player pool as well.
This should certainly play in Darren White's favor as the former minor league swingman looks to make his return to the D-League. He is draft eligible for this month's coming annual player draft, RidiculousUpside.com has learned.
White is a relatively well known commodity around the NBADL, and not to mention, a favorite of the Orlando Magic after playing for the Erie BayHawks during the 2013-14 campaign (ironically enough, the Knicks were initially affiliated with Erie during his tenure).
The high-flying swingman is an athletic freak, as evidenced by his selection (and subsequent showing, of course) in the 2014 NBA D-League Slam Dunk Contest. He's a very explosive player and can run the floor well, too.
Obviously no stranger to the D-League, White is no stranger to the respective draft process, either. Upon breaking into the league back in the fall of 2013, the Campbell alum was selected in the second round of that season's player draft. Still just 24 years old, there should still be some intrigue surrounding White's game.
Anyone this bouncy, agile, and athletic should garner some consideration. He's still young, and while there are a number of facets of his game that still need to be more refined and fine-tuned, his natural abilities obviously suggest there's plenty to work with.