Unofficially, the Houston Rockets' tricky situation is now the Philadelphia 76ers' tricky situation. The trade hasn't gone through yet, but soon enough forward Royce White will become a Sixer at some point this month in a cost-cutting move meant to shed enough salary to sign Dwight Howard outright. The former Iowa State standout did not appear in any games for the Rockets during his rookie year, clashing with management over their perceived lack of compassion toward White's anxiety disorder. White's condition manifests itself in a fear of flying, and leaves him ill at ease in front of large groups of people.
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