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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by CYEATHAWK View Post
    That's fine........then give the money back. Can't have it both ways. Then find what task in which he is able to function(music, twitter) and earn his living that way. The Rockets do not owe him a living.
    BOY HOWDY!!!! Get busy playing basketball or get busy building your crazytown Twitter-verse empire but you can't do both. If I were an employer I'd throw up my hands and say I did everything possible for a late 1st round draft pick who showed up out of shape, disappeared from practices and games, and publicly ran down the company currently signing the paychecks - I'd cut him a last "disability" check and find another player with similar skill set that seems to be available every year... Screw him.



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    Quote Originally Posted by imnclone View Post
    The issues that people have are not equal. Mental health issues vary much in severity. Psychiatrists seem to have drugs to push no matter where you fall on the scale. I know several people who are being treated ranging from depression to bipolar. I have heard tales from the people or their family with the more severe conditions that they were made much worse when the psychiatrists pushed them on certain drugs. The people I am familiar with are not lazy, they are just unable to function at certain tasks.

    Unless you have daily dealing with Royce, you have no idea where he falls with his condition.
    Well said and rational post. Royce did a lot for ISU and I'm not going to rip on him when I really have no idea what he deals with each day and don't have all the facts regarding how the Rockets have dealt with him.



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    BOY HOWDY!!!!... who showed up out of shape... Screw him.
    Big words for someone without a source to cite... boi



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    There's never been a headcase in the NBA. Royce is the first one.



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Royce White, PF, Houston Rockets, NBA - CBSSports.com

    White, Rockets still at odds: The Houston Chronicle reports Saturday that there remains no timetable for rookie Royce White to return to the Rockets. White and Houston GM Daryl Morey are continuing to talk, but it does not appear he'll see the floor anytime soon.
    (Updated 11/24/12)
    Injury Report
    No information available at this time (Updated 11/30/12).
    Fantasy Analysis
    White and the Rockets have been at odds since his career began. The rookie was upset with a lack of playing time and was ultimately sent to the D-League for a period. He returned but then refused to practice or go to mandated therapy sessions and began seeing fines from the team. Now they are locked in discussion and we're not sure what the final outcome will be. For now, however, it all adds up to White not having any Fantasy value.
    (Updated 11/24/12).


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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Royce White, PF, Houston Rockets, NBA - CBSSports.com

    White, Rockets still at odds: The Houston Chronicle reports Saturday that there remains no timetable for rookie Royce White to return to the Rockets. White and Houston GM Daryl Morey are continuing to talk, but it does not appear he'll see the floor anytime soon.
    (Updated 11/24/12)
    Injury Report
    No information available at this time (Updated 11/30/12).
    Fantasy Analysis
    White and the Rockets have been at odds since his career began. The rookie was upset with a lack of playing time and was ultimately sent to the D-League for a period. He returned but then refused to practice or go to mandated therapy sessions and began seeing fines from the team. Now they are locked in discussion and we're not sure what the final outcome will be. For now, however, it all adds up to White not having any Fantasy value.
    (Updated 11/24/12).
    So, this would have counted as an update a week ago...



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    I take the silence as a sign of progress!



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by Rural View Post
    There's never been a headcase in the NBA. Royce is the first one.
    Thank you. Signed........Dennis Rodman and Ron Artest


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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by imnclone View Post
    The issues that people have are not equal. Mental health issues vary much in severity. Psychiatrists seem to have drugs to push no matter where you fall on the scale. I know several people who are being treated ranging from depression to bipolar. I have heard tales from the people or their family with the more severe conditions that they were made much worse when the psychiatrists pushed them on certain drugs. The people I am familiar with are not lazy, they are just unable to function at certain tasks.

    Unless you have daily dealing with Royce, you have no idea where he falls with his condition.

    Agree here. Well said.



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by imnclone View Post
    The issues that people have are not equal. Mental health issues vary much in severity. Psychiatrists seem to have drugs to push no matter where you fall on the scale. I know several people who are being treated ranging from depression to bipolar. I have heard tales from the people or their family with the more severe conditions that they were made much worse when the psychiatrists pushed them on certain drugs. The people I am familiar with are not lazy, they are just unable to function at certain tasks.

    Unless you have daily dealing with Royce, you have no idea where he falls with his condition.
    YOU GO GIRL!



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Rodman is my 2nd favorite Chicago bull ever. He was a head case but was one of the most prolific energy guys in the league ever.



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by Dryburn View Post
    Thank you. Signed........Dennis Rodman and Ron Artest


    Yeah....and being a "headcase" is where the comparison ends. Because a headcase that does their JOB, is a working headcase. And as everyone will agree that both of those players had issues....no one will deny that they did what they were PAID TO DO very well. The NBA is a business......not a focus group. And as soon as Royce figures that out.....the better is will be for everyone involved.



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Yeah Bleacher report, seemingly oblivious to the current situation.

    Why Houston Rockets Massive Gamble on Royce White Will Pay Off | Bleacher Report



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    Re: Latest on Royce

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Rodman is my 2nd favorite Chicago bull ever. He was a head case but was one of the most prolific energy guys in the league ever.
    Rodman was also a coach's nightmare for the intentional foul his entire career with Detroit and Chicago on their runs. He'd have been a great ft shooter if they could have all been clutch free throws.



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