Found October 04, 2012 on Hoops Addict:
Royce White the former Iowa State star was picked 16th overall by the Houston Rockets. While most analysts raved about White’s versatility, he dropped down the charts due to an anxiety disorder he has faced since he was ten years old. Now White tells ESPN.com that he wants the Rockets permission to travel to some [...]
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Houston Rockets rookie Royce White is currently not present for the team's training camp and the Rockets say it is related to anxiety issues he has dealt with for years.

How do Rockets handle White's anxiety?

I don't mean to sound crass, even though I know I will. I don't mean to diminish anything important, even though I know that's how some will take it. I am not criticizing Royce White for having anxiety issues. He can't help that any more than someone can help having a strained quadriceps. He has shown considerable bravery in revealing his struggle to the world, and...

Rockets accommodating White's anxiety

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. "...

Rockets' White a no-show at camp, cites anxiety

Houston Rockets first-round draft pick Royce White is a no-show at training camp and said he and the team are working on a plan to address his fear of flying. The 6-foot-8 White was the 16th overall pick after one season at Iowa State. White suffers from anxiety and fear of flying. He says on Twitter that he's working with the team on an ''innovative plan'' to...

Anxiety forces White to miss camp

Houston Rockets first-round draft pick Royce White is a no-show at training camp and said he and the team are working on a plan to address his fear of flying. The 6-foot-8 White was the 16th overall pick after one season at Iowa State. White suffers from anxiety and fear of flying. He says on Twitter that he's working with the team on an ''innovative plan'' to...

Rockets rookie Royce White missing from training camp while dealing with anxiety disorder

Houston Rockets rookie Royce White hasn’t made it to the Rockets training camp yet. White suffers from an anxiety disorder that has prevented him for participating so far. This news isn’t a surprise to the Rockets, White was very open about his issues during the draft process, he’s working on them but that doesn’t mean [...]

Rockets rookie White addresses fear of flying

Forward Royce White, the Houston Rockets' first-round draft pick, missed the start of training camp as he works on a plan to treat an anxiety disorder related to a fear of flying, the Houston Chronicle reported. White did not travel with the team to McAllen, Texas, for the start of camp this week, but met with Rockets officials in Houston, the Chronicle reported. One issue...

Royce White’s anxiety keeps him out of camp

Before the NBA Draft this past summer, one of the biggest questions was where Iowa State’s Royce White would end up. White’s talent was unquestionable; however, his struggles with an anxiety disorder were also well documented. Most notably, White has a crippling fear of flying. This issue seems quite problematic when your job requires you [...]

Oklahoma City Thunder Beat Writer Apologizes for Calling Royce White, Who Has Mental Illness, a 'Head Case'

Royce White is not a "head case." The Houston Rockets rookie has an anxiety disorder, which includes a fear of flying and an unease about running wind sprints, among other things. But to label him a "head case" is harsh based on his mental illness. Darnell Mayberry, who covers the Oklahoma City Thunder for The Oklahoman, made the mistake of belittling White'...

Report: Lin, Harvard teaming up with Nike

Jeremy Lin studied economics at Harvard, and now Lin is a study in economics at Harvard. Lin and his alma mater are teaming up on a sponsorship deal with Nike, according to Bloomberg News. The idea is a co-licensed merchandise line capitalizing on popularity of the Houston Rockets guard whose popularity has exploded since last winter when Lin went from total obscurity to surprising...

Rockets rookie refuses to fly, opts for bus instead

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