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Royce White Close With Clippers On Summer League Commitment

Royce White is closing on a commitment to join the Los Angeles Clippers to make his NBA comeback in the July Summer League, league sources told RealGM. White has considered interest from several organizations, including the Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans, but gained trust with the Clippers’ front office through dialogue with brass members. White is nearing...
Via RealGM
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Royce White Receives Summer League Offer From Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers offered a Summer League contract to Royce White. White has dealt with anxiety issues throughout his life. The Houston Rockets selected White in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft out of Iowa State and never appeared in a game with the franchise. White played three games in 13-14 with the Sacramento Kings and was out of basketball this season.
Via RealGM
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Green Almost Played for the Celtics?

Long before Royce White had a fear of flying, there was a certain Boston Celtics' draft pick who was impacted the same way.  Did you know the 8th overall draft pick in the 1963 season never played a minute in the pros?  And it had nothing to do with his ability.Bill Green, a 6-foot-6 forward, was Colorado State University’s first consensus All-American in basketball and is...
Via Celtics Life
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Issues Between Malone, Kings' Front Office Began With Royce White

The beginning of the end for Michael Malone's relationship with the Sacramento Kings' front office came last season when the club signed Royce White. White was out of shape and struggled in his D-League appearances, but the front office wanted him to play in games with the Kings. "Pretty soon, they're telling [Malone]: Why aren't you putting him in the games?" one organizational...
Via RealGM
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome aboard, Kevin Dorsey!

Well that happened quick.  Last week, Kevin Dorsey (the #97 ranked player and #17 PG according to 247sports industry composite ranking) came out and said he was down to Minnesota, Maryland, and Nebraska.  All the experts said he was a Maryland lean.  Then on Monday I got an email tipping me off to the fact that in all the excitement that was my nephew's 2nd birthday party on Saturday...
Via Down with Goldy
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings sign F Royce White to a second 10-day contract

The Sacramento Kings have signed forward Royce White to a second 10-day contract.
Via FOXSports.com
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

Royce White To Receive 2nd 10-Day Contract With Kings

Royce White will receive a second 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings. White is remaining in Sacramento working on his strength and conditioning while the Kings are on the road. White may be available for Tuesday's game against the Washington Wizards.
Via RealGM
March 15, 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

Sacramento Kings to sign Royce White to a 10-day contract

NBA teams have given second (and third) chances to many players in the past, it is really good to see that going on once again. Image via: Wikimedia CommonsThe Sacramento Kings will sign F Royce White today to a 10-day contract and inmediately send him to their D-League affiliate team, the Reno Big Horns. White has not played a single minute in the NBA since being drafted by The...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 06, 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

Big (Milwaukee) Buck Hunters

Despite a respectable three quarters of play by a rag-tag roster against Orlando the other night, the 2013-14 76ers have become unwatchable on the court.  So with 24 games remaining in this season for the Sixers, it’s time to REALLY start watching the race between the Milwaukee Bucks and the 76ers for the most ping pong balls at the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery. The 76ers  (15-43...
Via Philadunkia
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets GM: Royce White is 'worst first-round pick ever'

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has a team competing for a championship this season. He's put together one of the premier rosters in the NBA with Dwight Howard, Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin, and James Harden. But he's not afraid to admit his mistakes either. In the 2012, the Rockets took forward Royce White out of Iowa State with the 16th overall pick. White didn't just...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Morey: Royce White Could Be Considered Worst First Round Pick Ever

Royce White has yet to appear in an NBA game and was called the "worst first round pick ever" by Daryl Morey. Morey drafted White with the 16th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft for the Houston Rockets. "I take some sort of pride in that you could argue that Royce White is the worst first-round pick ever," Morey said in an interview with season ticket holders. White has struggled...
Via RealGM
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets GM calls Royce White ‘worst pick ever’.

Former Houston Rockets first-round pick, Royce White is no stranger to mental health. White, who has struggled with an anxiety disorder, has been vocal on Twitter and often criticizes Houston for downplaying his disorder. The Rockets suspended White in January 2013 after he refused to accept an assignment to the NBA Development League, then traded him to the Philadelphia 76ers over...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston GM calls Royce White arguably ‘the worst first-round pick ever’; Boston and other teams may beg to differ

In a recent Q&A with Rockets season-ticket holders, GM Daryl Morey made a strange comment about the team's 2012 first round pick Royce White.“I take some sort of pride that you could argue that Royce White is the worst first-round pick ever. He’s the only one that never played a minute in the NBA that wasn’t just a foreign guy staying in Europe. It just shows we swing for...
Via Celtics Life
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Royce White labeled the 'worst first-round pick ever'

Ouch. This label isn't really fair to Royce, who is dealing with his fair share of issues and still has ample opportunity to make it playing professional basketball.Check out the original article from Philly.com, here.-- There have been a lot of questionable first round picks throughout the history of the NBA draft – Dominque Jones, Lazar Hayward, and Darko Milicic – to name...
Via Around the Arc
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Royce White 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 spoke...
Via Bloguin Best
December 11, 2013  |  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 spoke...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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