Royce White RUMORS & NEWS

  • Daryl Morey calls Royce White arguably ‘the worst first-round pick ever’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Houston Rockets selected Royce White with the No. 16 pick in the 2012 draft. He spent a year with the Rockets while anxiety issues kept him from being with the team and was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, who cut him before this season began. At this point, it appears to be a huge..." January 27

  • The argument for 76ers keeping Kwame Brown over Royce White

    Liberty Ballers "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..." October 26

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    Oh boy MT @HawaiianGiggity @DarnellMayberry any chance of OKC taking a flyer on Royce White putting them on their D-League team? Can't hurt.

  • 76ers release Royce White, 3 others

    Hoops Rumors "Bob Cooney of the Daily News and Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times report that Vander Blue and Royce White have also been released (Twitter links). With at least five cuts to make by opening night the Sixers began trimming down their roster today. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia..." October 24

  • White to make Sixers debut vs. Celtics

    CSN Philly "Royce White did not make the trip to Europe with his teammates but he will be with them tonight when the Sixers entertain the Celtics. And White will definitely see action. “I look forward to playing Royce tomorrow” head coach Brett Brown said after Thursday’s practice. Those words were..." October 11

  • White expected to make his Sixers debut against Celtics

    Philly.com "AT BEST forward Royce White will be able to provide much-needed bulk down low for the 76ers by throwing around his 6-9 270-pound frame for a lineup that is devoid of much brute strength in the post. Ideally he would get to the basket draw fouls and create space for other players. He also would..." October 10

  • Royce White did not travel to Europe with 76ers

    CBSSports.com "We're running out of steam with covering former first-round pick Royce White. White didn't play a single game for the Rockets last season and bucked at having to play in the D-League feuding with the team about "treatment" for his social anxiety the whole season. White was traded to the 76ers and..." October 04

  • Sixers Royce White Agrees to Fly To Games & Will Even Go to Europe

    Black Sports Online "Basically White could only pull off this con for so long and still stay in the NBA. So realizing that his NBA money might be coming to an end soon unless he stopped pretending like there was something wrong with him he has decided to fly to games like everyone else in the NBA. " September 28

  • Report: Royce White under investigation for domestic violence

    TMZ.com "NBA player Royce White -- who famously missed his rookie season with the Houston Rockets due to mental health issues -- is at the center of a criminal investigation in Texas after allegedly beating up his then-girlfriend ... TMZ has learned. We know ... White's ex-girlfriend Tania Mehra -- a..." September 04

  • Royce White to open mental health center in Houston

    Houston Chronicle "While things didn’t work out with forward Royce White and the Rockets the NBA player (traded to Philadelphia in July) will have an everlasting mark in the Bayou City. On Wednesday morning White announced a partnership with his non-profit organization Anxious Mind’s Inc. and Bee Busy Wellness..." August 29

  • Sixers acquire Royce White from Rockets

    CSN Philly "The Sixers have acquired Royce White and the rights to Furkan Aldemir from the Houston Rockets for future draft considerations, league sources confirmed to CSNPhilly.com on Friday. The trade was initially reported by Yahoo! Sports. White, who was taken with the 16th overall pick in last year’s..." July 06

  • Rockets consider trading Royce White

    SB Nation "Mercurial forward Royce White has been left off the Houston Rockets' summer league roster, and the team has "had talks about trading White," according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. White's rookie season highlighted the high-risk aspect of his pre-draft profile, as he created some..." July 04

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Rockets summer league roster as expected will not include Royce White. Rockets had a few spots open, but they're filled now.

  • Ohlbrecht sent to Vipers; White to sit out D-League playoffs

    Houston Chronicle "With one Rockets player to sit out the NBA Development League playoffs, another was assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Tuesday. Rockets rookie Royce White will not play in the D-League post-season, an individual with knowledge of the decision said Tuesday. He would not elaborate about..." April 09

  • Royce White returns to D-League, but does not plan to stay for long

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets rookie Royce White had perhaps his best game of his NBA Development League season with his return to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Tuesday, but quickly added that he does not plan to stick around for long. White left the team last week, missing three games including a road trip to..." March 31

  • Royce White to return to D-League, Vipers

    Houston Chronicle "Less than a week after Rockets rookie Royce White left his NBA Development League assignment he will return to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Tuesday, two individuals with knowledge of the decision said on Monday. White played just 12 games for the Vipers when he announced via Twitter that he..." March 26

  • Royce White to return to D-League, Vipers

    Houston Chronicle "Less than a week after Rockets rookie Royce White left his NBA Development League assignment he will return to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Tuesday, two individuals with knowledge of the decision said on Monday. White played just 12 games for the Vipers when he announced via Twitter that he..." March 25

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    Jonathan Feigen @

    Royce White still listed as on 'D-League assignment' in pregame notes. Rockets still mute on White not being with D-League team.

  • Rockets rookie Royce White leaves D-League team

    Houston Chronicle "The brief NBA Development League career of Rockets rookie Royce White could be over. Whether a career in the NBA can be salvaged remains unclear after the latest stunning turn in his tumultuous season. White announced via Twitter that he was leaving the Rio Grande Valley Vipers to be in Houston..." March 21

  • Royce White: NBA, Rockets ‘want me gone’

    SI.com "Royce White, recently reinstated after a months-long dispute with Houston’s management over the treatment of his mental health, said this week that he believes the NBA and the Rockets would prefer to move on without him. In a video interview with The Huffington Post, White, who was recently..." March 19