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Royce White attempting to revive his career in summer league with Clippers

Royce White attempting to revive his career in summer league with Clippers

Somewhere along the way, Royce White contends, his story got twisted. The information about his fear of flying became misinformation. People started to believe the blogs and the breathless reports about why a first-round draft pick was failing to make it in the NBA. It felt to White as if every story he read was one cut-and-pasted version of another. "Me saying that I don't like to fly," White recalls, "turned into 'He can’t fly.'" The thing was, White said, he never refused to fly. He flew to summer league with the Houston Rockets, the team that drafted and later suspended him for failing to report to the Development League. He flew in the...

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