Royce White is unlikely to play for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers during the postseason, sources told Mark Berman of Fox 26.
Royce White's choice to leave the D-League at the end of the season and skip the playoffs is not set in stone, according to GM Daryl Morey.
Royce White says he will stay with the Rockets' D-League affiliate the rest of the regular season but won't continue during the postseason because of the "hectic" schedule.
Royce White returned to the Rockets' D-League affiliate Monday.
Royce White is expected to rejoin the Rockets' D-League affiliate after leaving the team without permission last week.
Royce White, who has left his D-League team, did so without the consent of Rockets management.
Royce White has been "advised" by a team physician that he should be in Houston for the remainder of the season and will no longer play in the D-League.
Royce White is shooting 30.6 percent through his first six D-League games.
Royce White has struggled in the D-League with averages of 4.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 16.5 minutes per game.
Royce White is "woefully out of shape," sources told CSN Bay Area's Ric Bucher.
Royce White made his D-League debut on Tuesday and had seven points on 3-of-8 shooting, 8 rebounds, four assists, three turnovers and five fouls in 18 minutes.
Royce White has reported to the Rockets' D-League affiliate.
Royce White passed his physical Friday and is one step closer to beginning his professional basketball career.
Royce White said that he is both "excited and worried" about his professional basketball debut.