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Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has assigned forward Royce White to Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
White (6-8, 260, Iowa State), who has spent most of the season on Houston’s inactive list, was selected by the Rockets with the 16th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
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Rockets rookie Royce White, who has struggled with mental health issues during his rookie season, is refusing to play in the D-League.
There have been reams and reams of words flying off the fingers of Royce White the last two months, but at this point the only thing that seems clear is that the Houston Rockets rookie forward remains unwilling to play for the team.
White on Sunday refused an assignment to the Rockets NBA Developmental League affiliate according to the Houston Chronicle, which also obtained a 463...
Royce White needs to just stop… Stop issuing self-released statements, stop embarrassing himself and stop embarrassing the Houston Rockets because god knows they’ve embarrassed themselves enough just by drafting this guy. The latest issue with White, who continues to battle personal demons and a fear of flying has publicly refused an assignment to the D-League [...]
The Houston Rockets have assigned Royce White to their Developmental League team for the second time, and White reportedly has refused to go for the second time. White had been away from the team for six weeks because he and the Rockets could not agree on a plan to deal with his anxiety disorder. But White recently began working out with the team again and on Saturday was assigned...
As part of a multi-week developmental program, Royce White, the 16th overall pick of this year's draft, has been assigned to the Developmental League. The Houston Rockets made the decision after weeks of controversy surrounding White's anxiety condition and how he felt the team was handling it. According to CSN Houston, White will play for the Rockets' D-League affiliate...
According to multiple reports, Rockets rookie Royce White says he won’t play for the Rockets’ Developmental League affiliate.
Apparently, White wasn’t on board with the plan. White said he won’t play with the Vipers because of “unsafe” atmosphere of team officials making mental health calls. According to TNT’s David Aldridge, White says he wants to play but only with...
I want to support Royce White. The 16th pick in the draft suffers from anxiety issues but the Rockets opted to draft him in spite of this. From the outside looking in, it appears as if the Rockets organization have been extremely supportive of White and gone far beyond what most employers would to ensure [...]
White was sent to the Rockets' D-League affiliate on Saturday, but he released a statement Sunday refusing to accept the assignment.
The Rockets have assigned rookie forward Royce White to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, sources say the Houston Rockets will sign guard James Anderson Sunday. Anderson has played 10 games for the Spurs this season and has spent all 3 years of his career with the organization since being drafted 20th overall (Oklahoma State) in the 2010 draft.
According to Jonathan Feigen, Anderson is expected to be signed for 3 years. The team will likely...
HOUSTON James Harden is universally considered an All-Star-caliber player. He was on the Olympic team, for Pete's sake. He's great. Nobody disputes this.
So it is curious that he has changed teams this year, from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets, and yet the Thunder do not appear to have gotten any worse and the Rockets do not appear to have gotten any better...
The matchup of the game for Friday night's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets is Tony Parker vs Jeremy Lin.
With James Harden out last game between the two clubs, Lin had a ridiculous game against the Spurs that saw him score 38 points and dish out 7 assists. The Spurs got the win though behind Parker's triple double of 27 points, 12 assists, and 12...
HOUSTON -- With their top two scorers sufficiently equipped to thrive at an accelerated pace, the Oklahoma City Thunder blitzed the game-weary Houston Rockets 124-94 on Saturday night at Toyota Center. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook posted 28 points, eight rebounds and eight assists while forward Kevin Durant added 26 points despite a 1-for-8 shooting start to pace Oklahoma City...