The NBA, China, The Score & You

"NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league wasn't apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong," AP reports.


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Houston Rockets Shut Down Reporter's China Question.

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Score Hosts Shrug.

Thread.

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Conor McKnight: "The NBA is going to lose $4 billion in business because they have a different ideas of free speech . . . It's a terrible part of our world, but inevitable . . . There's no simple answers here."

(Deadspin: Maybe It's Not That Complicated.)

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Guest Paul Charchian: "The NBA can't even come out for free speech . . . it's absurd and disturbing and tells us everything about what China is about."

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ESPN SPIN.

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See also:

* Human Rights Watch: For NBA's Quandary Over China, Stand With Human Rights.

* San Francisco Examiner: Steve Kerr Addresses Donald Trump And NBA-China Rift.

* Bloomberg: Moment Of Truth On China Is Coming For Rest Of Corporate America.

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