Fear of flying anxiety has caused NBA Rookie Royce White to seek an agreement with his team, the Houston Rockets, permitting him to bus his way to games.
Last weekend, just before the Houston Rockets opened training camp, he called his agent and told him he had a problem. He needed to map out a plan for dealing with his general anxiety disorder and his fear of flying.
It needed to be done before his first NBA season began. Before the brutal cross-country travel schedule kicked in and before the disorder got any worse.
And if the Rockets, who drafted him 16th overall in late June, wouldn’t work with him, then he would walk away from basketball – no matter how much money was on the table. Read more –> sports illustrated
Good thing White is working this out now, because this can become a problem.