HOUSTON -- The Houston Rockets have suspended rookie forward Royce White for the second time.
"The Houston Rockets have suspended Royce White effective immediately for refusing to provide services as required by his Uniform Player Contract," general manager Daryl Morey said in a statement. "We will continue to work with Royce to hopefully come to a resolution."
White, for the second time, refused an assignment to the Rockets' NBA Developmental League affiliate and, for the second time, has taken to Twitter to blast Rockets management. He says the team is ignoring the advice of White's doctors. White suffers from anxiety.
"Threat, Fines, Suspension won't deter me," White wrote on Twitter. "I won't accept illogical health decisions, I will keep asking for safety & health. BeWell @dmorey."
The @dmorey handle belongs to Morey.
White has not revealed any specific complaints about the way the Rockets have handled him. He fears flying, but has an arrangement with the team that ...