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Royce White Being Sued by Former Publicist for $70k

Royce White just cannot seem to catch a break. While most of his problems since being drafted 16th overall by the Houston Rockets back in 2012 have been self-inflicted, you can’t help but feel kind of sorry for the guy. White’s latest issue relates to the publicist who says she was behind a the PR campaign attempting to save White’s fledgling NBA career. China Myers is suing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Former publicist suing Royce White for $73,000

The publicist who tried to save Royce White's career in the NBA is now suing her ex-client for more than $70,000 after White refused to pay his bills.In 2012, China Myers was hired by White immediately after he was drafted by the Houston Rockets in the first round. The goal was for Myers to help strengthen White's image and reputation.That turned out to be a difficult task...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Royce White no longer with Kings after second 10-day contract expires

The Kings signed Royce White to consecutive 10-day contracts, but allowed the most recent one to expire without inking the troubled player for the remainder of the season. Sacramento hardly gave White a decent look, at least at the NBA level. The first 10 days or so he spent in the D-League, and when he was actually with the Kings, he managed to log just nine total minutes over...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Royce White says he’s ‘in a different place’ after making NBA debut with Kings

Royce White made his NBA debut for the Kings on Friday night, and for the first time on the professional level, it was something that didn’t involve one bit of controversy or strife. White has a well-documented anxiety disorder that made (and may still make) life as a professional basketball player a challenge, but that alone wasn’t the reason he found himself out of the league...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Sign Royce White To Second 10-Day Contract

Royce White may have finally found a home. White has been with the Kings for the past 10 days, playing for the D-League affiliate Reno Big Horns while under a 10-day deal. The Kings announced Tuesday they’re signing White to a second 10-day contract. The Sacramento Kings today signed forward Royce White to a second 10-day contract, according to Kings General Manager Pete D...
Via Thacover2
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Update: Kings to sign Royce White to a second 10-day contract

Royce White signed a first 10-day contract on March 6 and was inmediately assigned to the Reno Big Horns, on March 14 he was recalled by the Sacramento Kings and could possibly play tonight when the Kings host the Washington Wizards.Image via: Wikimedia CommonsThe Kings are officially eliminated from playoffs contention along with the Lakers and the Utah Jazz but the big story here...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings recall Royce White from the D-League

The Kings recalled forward Royce White from the Reno Bighorns, the team announced Thursday night. White signed a 10-day contract with the Kings March 6 and was assigned to the Bighorns. White averaged 8.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.5 steals in 24.8 minutes per game for Reno. White has not joined the Kings on the road. The Bighorns play at Idaho Friday and Saturday. Assuming...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Royce White Is An Incredibly Smart Pick Up

Sacramento Kings: Royce White Is An Incredibly Smart Pick Up By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Royce White was a mid 1st round pick 2 years ago, but White has yet to play a single NBA game. He is considered one of the biggest busts in the history of the NBA, but his severe anxiety issues are what has kept him from stepping foot on an NBA court. For all of you that...
Via HoopStuff
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Royce White signs 10-day contract with Sacramento Kings

The ballad of Royce White continues in the NBA. The very talented forward has been a mystery in the NBA as he has battled his anxiety issues and struggled to make his way onto an NBA court. The Rockets, who drafted him 16th in the 2012 Draft, gave up on him after he spent a season in limbo arguing with the organization about how they would manage his anxiety issues -- which make...
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets GM: Royce White arguably 'worst first round pick ever'

Tweet Remember Royce White? If not, White is the talented forward that the Houston Rockets took with the 16th overall pick in the 2012 draft who never played a single game for the Rockets due to his anxiety disorder and fear of flying. Houston eventually dealt White to the 76ers after his rookie year and Philly released him shorty before this season...
Via Los That Sports Blog
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Royce White still waiting on another chance at the NBA

Royce White has a lot of time on his hands these days, just enough minutes and hours to point fingers as to why he is a man without an NBA team right now. White  -- who has been at the center of the league's story involving mental health issues since he was drafted out of Iowa State in 2012 – recently spoke with The Age, for a feature story where the 6-foot-8 power forward...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Royce White wants back in the NBA says not flying was “overblown”

Royce White wants back in the NBA. White was cut from the Philadelphia 76′ers in October after being traded to the team from the Houston Rockets last summer. White’s battle with anxiety caused issues his rookie year with the Rockets. Now White says there are teams interested in him and he’s willing to fly, and if you believed he wasn’t, that was the media’s fault. “That’s...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Royce White allegedly cursed out team officials while with the Rockets

Royce White was cut from the Philadelphia 76′ers last week. With White’s NBA career hanging in the balance, of course somehow details of an alleged altercation that happened last season, between White and a Rockets exec are coming to light. White is accused of going ham on a lawyer for the Rockets, cursing and referring to “people as liars.” TMZ has the deets. We’re told...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers release Royce White- was it the right move?

The 16th overall draft pick in 2012 was acquired by Philadelphia in a July trade with the Huston Rockets and despite the off-court issues with anxiety, Royce White seemed to be given a second chance. Khalif Wyatt, Vander Blue, Mac Koshwal, and White were all released on Thursday. White’s release is seemingly the most debatable. Philadelphia lost their final preseason game to the...
Via isportsweb.com
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Royce White Cursed Out Rockets Executive During 2012 Tantrum

Many around NBA circles are probably wondering what caused the Houston Rockets to jettison Royce White away to Philadelphia, after taking a first round risk on the mercurial forward with the 16th pick in the 2012 draft. The Rockets who were more than patient with White and his mental health issues, probably decided enough was enough after White allegedly exploded on a high ranking...
Via Thacover2
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Royce White Cursed Out Rockets Exec During 2012 Tantrum

Many around NBA circles are probably wondering what caused the Houston Rockets to jettison Royce White away to Philadelphia, after taking a first round risk on the mercurial forward with the 16th pick in the 2012 draft. The Rockets who were more than patient with White and his mental health issues, probably decided enough was enough after White allegedly exploded on a high ranking...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Royce White cussed out Houston Rockets official

Days before getting suspended by the Houston Rockets in 2012, enigmatic free agent Royce White, the 16th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, reportedly cussed out a high ranking team official. Sources told TMZ that White had a heated encounter with Houston's top lawyer during a conversation in December 2012. The meeting was held in an attempt to work out an arrangement with...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Cut from the Sixers, where does Royce White go from here?

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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Philadelphia 76ers waive Royce White

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...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

It's a Miracle! Royce White Flies On An Airplane!

Fans in Houston wished it would happen. After awhile they got tired of wishing and hoping and began to wonder if it ever will. Eventually they just flat out gave up and were glad when the Houston Rockets got rid of him, but now it has. Royce White took a ride on an airplane! @PhilaPhans/Twitter Houston took White with the No. 12 pick in the first round last season knowing...
Via FatManWriting
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Royce White tweets picture from plane despite fear of flying

Pretty… but I never get used to it. Pilots did a great job. #AnxietyTroopers pic.twitter.com/Tp5neKbDaZ — Royce White (@Highway_30) October 16, 2013 Royce…
Via Busted Coverage
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Royce White doesn't travel to Europe with the 76ers

I’m going to try and give Royce White some breathing room on this one. According to CBS3 in Philadelphia, White did not travel to Spain for the Sixers preseason game on Sunday against Bilbao. The Sixers will also travel travel to Manchester, England for a preseason game on Tuesday against the Thunder. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer also confirmed for me that White was...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Royce White did not fly with Sixers to Europe

The Philadelphia 76ers flew to Europe on Thursday morning in an attempt, much like that of Oklahoma City Thunder, who they will play on Tuesday, to broaden their fan base overseas. The Sixers will play Spanish team, Bilbao Basket, on Sunday, but they’ll be without recent acquisition, Royce White, as reports say White did not make the trip. Not with Sixers in Europe, but source...
Via Pass The Pill
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Royce White planning to fly on team plane with Sixers

Royce White is with a new team this season. Considering he never touched the hardwood in Houston last year because his anxiety disorder wouldn’t allow team travel, some might consider this his rookie season. With a clean slate in Philly with the 76′ers, the question that was on everyone’s mind at media day, is White planning on traveling with the team this season. “Anytime...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Royce White Working Out With 76ers Teammates

Royce White may actually be trying to become an NBA player. The often talked about forward is constantly mentioned in the media for everything but his prowess on the basketball. White spend all of last year battling with the Rockets about planes, trains, and automobiles. When he wasn’t arguing with the Rockets, White was either making babies, or allegedly smacking up his personal...
Via Thacover2
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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