Found March 19, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Royce White thinks the Houston Rockets and the NBA in general want him to just go away. The Houston Rockets rookie said this in an interview with the Huffington Post, the latest in a seemingly unending series of interviews with various media outlets in which White, a first-round pick in the 2012 NBA draft, casts himself as a trailblazing, truth-telling everyman going to war with Corporate America. White suffers from generalized anxiety disorder and has become outspoken about mental illness. "If I was to make an educated guess, I would guess that Adam Silver and David Stern and the Rockets organization, some other owners in the league, GMs want me gone," White said. "And why do they want me gone? Because business is about convenience. It's not about doing what's necessary. It's about cutting overhead. A lot of times what's best for us as human beings doesn't meet that criteria for business people." White, who is making 1.6 million this yea...
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