Found October 06, 2012 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Royce White
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
The Rockets have given Royce White their blessing to travel to games via bus when the schedule allows for it.
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The Houston Rockets are going to accommodate Royce White's anxiety, and Royce White is going to accommodate the Rockets by joining the team's training camp Monday. According to the Houston Chronicle, White, a rookie from Iowa State who suffers from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, will be allowed to take a bus to and from Rockets games that are within driving distance. "...
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Anxiety forces White to miss camp

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Royce White’s anxiety keeps him out of camp

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Rockets rookie White addresses fear of flying

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Rockets rookie refuses to fly, opts for bus instead

It's not uncommon for a person to have a fear of flying. A lot of people do actually. What is uncommon, however, is for a professional athlete to hold this type of fear.Houston Rockets rookie Royce White cringes at the very thought of a jet place. He has battled an anxiety disorder for many years now, and it escalates when he's forced to enter a plane. His case is so severe...
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