Found August 31, 2013 on Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Royce White has never played a game in the NBA after being drafted by the Houston Rockets in 2012. White suffers from an anxiety disorder which makes flying difficult. In July of 2013, the Rockets traded White and Turkish prospect Furkan Aldemir to the 76′ers receiving “future considerations” and cash AKA nothing to relieve themselves of the former Iowa state big man. Now comes word from Tom Moore of the “Bucks County Courier Times” that new 76′ers GM Sam Hinkie wasn’t even all that interested in White. That the desired target in that trade was actually Aldemir and White might not make it in Philly. As for the embattled White, Hinkie answered a question about White’s possible role on the team generically and never mentioned White by name. An NBA source said the Rockets, who dealt him to the Sixers on July 6 along with a second-round pick and Turkish power forward Furkan Aldemir for future considerations and cash, are picking up the $1.7 million salary of White, who has an anxiety d...
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