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Rockets Apologize for Cutting Off CNN Reporter’s Question About China Controversy

The Houston Rockets have apologized for shutting down a CNN reporter’s question about the NBA-China controversy, during a Thursday press conference. CNN reporter Christina Macfarlane asked Rockets guards James Harden and Russell Westbrook if either of them would reconsider speaking out on social issues, given China’s angry response to a now-deleted tweet from Rockets GM…
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Charles Barkley Blasts ‘Idiots’ for Criticizing NBA over China Controversy

Former NBA star Charles Barkley has come out against the “idiots” criticizing the NBA over the China controversy, and defended the league by pointing out the “billions of dollars” that are at stake. Despite China’s long history of human rights abuses, the TNT sports commentator and former Houston Rockets star called critics of the NBA,…
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All Of The NBA’s Chinese Partners Have Severed Their Relationships

October 09, 2019 5:15 PM ET All of the NBA’s official partner companies in China have suspended their relationships with the league in the wake of its much-criticized decision to censor a team manager for tweeting support to pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The NBA had official partnerships with 11 Chinese companies, including CTrip, the…
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Martel: NBA Scandal Challenging Every Teenager to Condemn China

The Chinese Communist Party’s attempt to censor support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong has created a moment in which every young American NBA fan is being challenged to reject authoritarianism, Breitbart International News editor Frances Martel noted in a Tuesday morning interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. LISTEN: Daryl Morey, general…
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American Renewal: NBA’s Surrender To China Shows Money Still Talks Louder Than ‘Social Justice’

October 07, 2019 6:54 PM ET Over the weekend, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey sent out what would seem to the average person to be a pretty innocuous tweet: “Fight For Freedom. Stand With Hong Kong.” Morey was voicing support for the ongoing pro-democracy protests taking place in the city. He certainly wasn’t expressing…
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Spurs’ Gregg Popovich Calls Kaepernick Protests ‘A Very Patriotic Thing’

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says that he believes Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protests were, “a very patriotic thing.” The NBA coach claimed that Kaepernick brought light to social justice and racial inequality when he took a knee for the national anthem during the 2016 NFL season. Popovich made his pronouncement after Team USA…
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