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Jahidi White (born on February 19, 1976 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. Jump to: navigation, search February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Show Me State Other U.S. States Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City (largest metropolitan area is Saint Louis) Governor Matt Blunt (R) Senators Kit Bond (R) Jim Talent (R) Official languages English Area 69,709 mi²; 180,693 km² (21st)  - Land... Jump to: navigation, search Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ...


White attended and played basketball at Georgetown University. He was drafted in 1998 in the 2nd round (43rd overall) by the Washington Wizards. In 2003, Washington traded Jahidi White to the Phoenix Suns for Brevin Knight. In 2004 he was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the expansion draft. White is a high-energy player and solid rebounder and shot blocker. A real space eater who can set screens, command his spot on the court and jump for rebounds. White is turnover prone and gets into foul trouble and makes mental errors. Injuries have limited his playing time and mobility. Jump to: navigation, search Note: This institution should not be confused with Georgetown College Georgetown University is a major research university in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Washington Wizards are a National Basketball Association team based in Washington, D.C.. // Franchise history The team now known as the Wizards started as the Chicago Packers in the 1961-62 season. ... The Phoenix Suns are a National Basketball Association team based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Brevin Knight (born November 8, 1975 in Livingston, New Jersey) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. After a college career at Stanford University, he was chosen by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 16th pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are an American basketball team which began play in the National Basketball Association in 2004-05. ... An Expansion Draft, in professional sports, occurs when a sports league decides to offer a new franchise or franchises. ... A rebound, in some sports, is the retrieval of the ball after a missed shot, especially in basketball and netball. ...


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Jahidi White, Georgetown (342 words)
Jahidi is a player with vast potential that has been largely untapped.
Jahidi should have no such problems, though he may have to develop a bit more mobility to be able to defend some of the quicker power forwards.
Jahidi may be worth serious consideration in the second round for any team wishing to bulk up in the middle.
Washingtonpost.com: Sports Live Online (1240 words)
Jahidi White: I think the lottery is fair because I think the team with the worst record usually gets the first pick unless they trade their pick.
Jahidi White: I think it will take a lot of hard work and I think it will take good chemistry on the team because the talent is there.
Jahidi White: I think Phil Jackson will be a great asset to that program because he knows how to get the best out of his players and there is so much potential there still.
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