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Old 11-16-2012, 06:00 PM   #1
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Default Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

Per ESPN: "Royce White told ESPN he will meet with GM and is prepared to walk away from NBA"

Wow.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:02 PM   #2
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Is any of his money even guaranteed as a non lotto pick?
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:02 PM   #3
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No place for him in the NBA anyways let him walk and be happy
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You gotta fight it Royce!
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are you serious? you dont bluff with the GMs of the NBA.
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

I'm trying to be sensitive to his mental state, but I don't know why he just can't suck it up and get on the plane. Didn't he fly a lot for college basketball too?

We're talking about providing for his life here. Why can't he just take flight?
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

gtfo then, you got people that would kill to be in the NBA and you are throwing it away.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:07 PM   #8
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

Wow. What's he gonna do now? Make music?
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:09 PM   #9
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

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Is any of his money even guaranteed as a non lotto pick?
First two years are guaranteed for all 1st round picks that sign their rookie contracts. Year 3 and 4 are team options.

I don't think the Rockets will be picking up his team option.
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This dude needs to be on meds.
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

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First two years are guaranteed for all 1st round picks that sign their rookie contracts. Year 3 and 4 are team options.

I don't think the Rockets will be picking up his team option.
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White gets a rookie contract worth $2.8 million in the first two guaranteed seasons, with the team holding options for a third and fourth season.
http://blog.chron.com/ultimaterocket...ite-and-jones/

$5.6 million bucks for two weeks of whining on Twitter? I'll take that deal!
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

What a waste of a pick.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:18 PM   #13
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Well, I hope he's serious. Because if the Rockets release him, no NBA team will ever touch him again.
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

Woj sums up the situation perfectly:

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Old 11-16-2012, 06:25 PM   #15
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Default Re: Royce White prepared to walk away from NBA

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First two years are guaranteed for all 1st round picks that sign their rookie contracts. Year 3 and 4 are team options.

I don't think the Rockets will be picking up his team option.
If he voluntarily walked away, wouldn't the contract be forfeited or something?
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