HOUSTON -- Tuesday night, Royce White unleashed what I assume he will eventually consider a regrettable stream of consciousness on Twitter.
There was too much of it to repeat here, but the thrust of his complaint with the Houston Rockets was that the organization was treating him more like a commodity than a person, a person who happens to struggle with anxiety and requires special accommodations to get him to and from games, among other things.
I wonder if, to name a few, Samuel Dalembert, Kyle Lowry, Chase Budinger, Jeremy Lamb, Jeremy Lin, James Harden and Omer Asik saw those tweets. I wonder if they laughed. I wonder if they've ever felt like commodities.
White, who recently was assigned to the Developmental League, suggested the organization was talking out of both sides of its mouth when it said, according to White, "You're a commodity," and, "We'll support your mental health needs even if it's inconvenient."
"My health can't afford such a deal," he wrote on Twitter.