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Royce White leaves Rockets in dispute over anxiety disorder

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Where Royce White goes, strange news follows.

The former Minnesota basketball standout, in his rookie season with the Houston Rockets, has temporarily left the team in a dispute over his anxiety disorder, according to the Star Tribune. White is afraid to fly, and says the club has been “inconsistent” in its agreement to help him cope.

White was to be sent to the NBA Developmental League, but he hasn't been seen at practice for three days -- and he skipped a game Monday night.

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