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The amateur capologist in me returns to explain why keeping Kwame over Royce White somehow makes sense.
As we've detailed on this site, the Sixers made their first (and definitely not last) round of roster cuts, with partial/non-guaranteed players Vander Blue, Mac Koshwal, and my fellow former Temple student Khalif Wyatt hitting the road. Joining them in a bit of a shocker is Royce White, whose rookie contract and roughly $1.72 million salary was not enough to secure a roster spot. Not shocking was Royce White's response, which was to go on Twitter to compliment the team and then retweeting comments bashing the team, all the while #BeWell-ing the world at large.
That erratic, tweet-happy behavior is something of a staple for White, and ultimately could have been the reason for his cut. On top of the lackluster defense and less than perfect shape, the team may have decided he wasn't worth keeping around.
But why then would Kwame Brown be worth a roster spot? Kwame has ...
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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...
Evan Turner is eligible for a contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers, but a deal appears unlikely as the franchise undergoes a massive rebuild.
Turner was asked about his future with the 76ers on Friday.
"I'm not a GM," said Turner. "I'm going to get money regardless."
Turner figures to have an opportunity to have an extraordinarily high usage...
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...
The Philadelphia 76ers have waived Khalif Wyatt, Mac Koshwal and Vander Blue, in addition to Royce White.
Wyatt is a product of Temple and it was believed he would have a good shot of making the 76ers' regular season roster.
Blue went undrafted out of Marquette.
The Sixers have been up-and-down for the last five years or so. Since they reached the Finals in 2001, they’ve managed to be no more than a competitive playoff team. Circumstances changed after trading Andre Iguodala and Nikola Vucevic in the 2012 offseason. They received an injury-ridden Andrew Bynum who didn’t once put on a Sixer uniform. Now, they are at rock bottom...
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
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The Philadelphia 76ers have waived the contracts of guard Rodney Williams and forward Gani Lawal.
Both players signed partially guaranteed deals.
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.
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