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Twitter reacts to Derrick White's dream coming true

Twitter was more than excited to see White drafted in the first round.

NCAA Basketball: Oregon at Colorado Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Two years ago, Derrick White wasn’t even a blip on any NBA teams radar. Thursday night, the former Division II product — who transferred to Colorado for his senior season — was selected 29th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2017 NBA Draft.

The 6’5 guard averaged 18.1 points, 50.7 percent shooting and 4.4 assists in route to earning first team All-Pac-12 honors for the Buffs last season. White also made an impact on the defensive side of the ball, averaging 1.4 blocks and 1.2 steals per game.

(In case you’re wondering, Tim Duncan used to wear #21 for San Antonio)

White first Buff to be drafted since Spencer Dinwddie went 38th overall in 2014, and the ninth since the NBA Draft moved to its current two-round format in 1989. Five of those selections – Chauncey Billups, Shaun Vandiver, David Harrison, Alec Burks and Andre Roberson – were first round picks.