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Royce White won’t be playing in the NBA this season. At least not with the Philadelphia 76′ers, who traded for White over the summer. White suffers from an anxiety disorder that makes flying difficult. As a result, White’s rookie season with the Houston Rockets was spent battling with the franchise over the proper course of treatment. White was looking to make a fresh start with the Sixers. While he didn’t accompany the team overseas during preseason, he was able to fly to a game. Source says Khalif Wyatt, Mac Koshwal, Vander Blue and Royce White all released. — Bob Cooney (@BobCooney76) October 24, 2013 Ultimately, a year without basketball coupled with his disorder probably left him off the roster. Perhaps another stint in the D league will help get him back on the NBA track.
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Where will Royce White go from here?
It is the question up for debate as the Philadelphia 76ers included White as part of their team cuts on Thursday to try and get down to a 15-man roster, that also included Khalif Wyatt, Mac Koshwal, Vander Blue.
Bob Cooney, who works the beat for the Daily News, broke the news on Twitter.
The Sixers acquired White back on July 5 from...
In a surprising move, the Sixers have cut power forward Royce White. White, who deals with anxiety problems, was drafted by the Houston Rockets with the 16th overall selection in the 2012 draft. The 22-year old White was a favorite to make the Sixers’ roster, and he was even travelling with the team on planes – a means of travel that he has a fear of. White did have foul troubles...
It didn’t take long the the Philadelphia 76ers to figure out that forward Royce White wasn’t in their future plans, as the team waived the power forward Thursday:
Source says Khalif Wyatt, Mac Koshwal, Vander Blue and Royce White all released.
— Bob Cooney (@BobCooney76) October 24, 2013
White was drafted by the Rockets in 2012...
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The Philadelphia 76ers have released forward Royce White, just three months after acquiring him from the Houston Rockets in a trade, reports ESPN. The 76ers traded Furkan Aldemir and future draft considerations to the Rockets in the deal. White was drafted 16th overall by the Rockets in
The Philadelphia 76ers released Royce White on Thursday and the Houston Rockets will be responsible for paying his $1.7 million contract.
White was traded to the Rockets to the 76ers in July.
The Philadelphia 76ers have released Royce White.
White was acquired from the Houston Rockets this offseason via trade.
White suffers from anxiety disorder and didn't play in the NBA at all last season after being a first round pick.
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