Rockets GM Daryl Morey called into Slate’s ‘Hang Up and Listen‘ sports podcast Monday where he brought us up to speed on the current situation between the organization and 16th overall draft pick, Royce White, who is struggling with anxiety disorder and is yet to play this season.
According to Slate.com:
What influenced you first to pick Royce, basketball and non-basketball, and if you’re willing to talk about the current state of the situation that would be great and sort of enlighten us about what the Rockets’ thinking is long-term:
Basketball is sort of an interesting sport that, you know, the top player on your team makes so much more of an impact than the top player in any other sport. Any other of the major team sports, I should say. There’s no other sport where LeBron James can have a team winning three out of four games or 60 games out of 80, and then when he leaves, that basically the same team wins 20 games out of 80. That kind of a swing just shows you the impact. You nee...