Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 10/29/14
Last Monday, the Rockets decided to send rookie Royce White to their D-League affiliate. That was the story anyway. White was actually already not with the Rockets, apparently upset with the organization for failing to live up to its promises in accomodating his anxiety disorder. White has asked Houston to give him permission not to fly on the team's plane to road games and follow the team around on a bus. He has a severe fear of flying and Houston promised to work with him so both can be successful. But obviously, not being able to fly in the NBA with an 82-game schedule that sees teams criss-cross the country is going to be hard to do. Especially when you factor in practices and team building that occurs on those long, early-morning plane rides.  The relationship broke down last week and the finger pointing it seems began as White has yet to appear in a regular season game and was absent from the team for a good portion of the last two weeks. White issued a statement thr...
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