Not Quite the Woj-Bomb we expected but a (welcome) surprise nontheless. Yahoo Sports reports that Houston will send White along with the rights to an unspecified international prospect (probably one of the guys they acquired in the Robinson trade with Portland) and some cash in return for future draft considerations.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Houston has traded Royce White to Philadelphia, league sources tell Y! Sports.</p>— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/statuses/353302300841873410">July 6, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Really, this is a genuine case of addition by subtraction. if Philly just sends over whatever spare change they have in the cushions it would be just fine.
Even though he became one of the most hated Rockets who never played a single minute for the franchise he can still turn his career around so long as Sam Hinkie stays in his corner. And keep in mind that this is the fan base that once housed Allen Iverson, Royce should be a walk in the park.
Now lets go see if Royce will throw a fit on twitter