Found August 31, 2013 on
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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 76â˛ers receiving âfuture considerationsâ and cash AKA nothing to relieve themselves of the former Iowa state big man.
Now comes word from Tom Moore of the âBucks County Courier Timesâ that new 76â˛ers GM Sam Hinkie wasnât 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 Whiteâs 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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The 76ers acquired Royce White from the Houston Rockets in July, but it looks like they may not have even wanted him.
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But in four months, he's already become quite comfortable running the 76ers.
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