Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 11/4/14
Houston Rockets first-round pick Royce White would like to play for the team, but until Houston and the league come up with a protocol for treating mental health, White said his chances of never playing in the NBA are “very high.” White does not blame the Rockets for the mental health care impasse that has kept him from playing. ”The reality is that it is not Houston’s fault,” White said on SiriusXM’s “Off the Dribble” show. “As much as we always want to try and blame one side or the other … they’ve been thrown into a position now where they’re forced to make things up as they go because a protocol has not been put in place for mental health up until this point.” “I don’t really think going to another team is something that would be better,” White told the show. “And it’s not something that I want to do. I want to play for Houston. I love the city of Houston…So I have no intention or desire to play for another team.” via Henry Abbott, ESPN.com
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