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Rockets' Daryl Morey should resign to preserve the NBA’s revenue, investments and goodwill

Doing business in China is different. We aren’t in America, and the NBA knows this, writes Stanley Chao, managing director for All In Consulting.
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China's business bullying jumps to new heights over tweet by NBA Rockets GM

At least Daryl Morey got support from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver who, to his credit, said the league would adhere to American values: Our view
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Chinese companies cut ties with NBA over tweet supporting Hong Kong protests

The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers are facing off in China against a backdrop of controversy. Chinese businesses have threatened to cut ties with the league after a Houston Rockets executive..
CBS News - Published

NBA game to go ahead in Shanghai amid growing backlash to comments on Hong Kong

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game on Thursday in Shanghai, despite a Chinese backlash against the league after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet..
Reuters - Published

NBA Shanghai game on, but Hong Kong free speech backlash continues

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai, despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet..
Reuters - Published

Houston Rockets Nike merchandise disappears from China stores

Houston Rockets sneakers and other merchandise were pulled from several Nike stores in major Chinese cities amid the furore surrounding a tweet from the team's general manager in support of..
Reuters - Published

NBA-China standoff intensifies over controversial tweet

The fallout between the NBA and China has intensified after Chinese organizers canceled a fan event in Shanghai just one day before an exhibition game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles..
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Chinese authorities arrest Rockets fan for threatening to burn national flag

A man wearing a Rockets jersey was arrested by Chinese authorities for "insults directed against the national flag" after he threatened to burn flag.
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China slams NBA, Apple over Hong Kong

china slams nba, apple over hong kong
The NBA had been hoping to boost its popularity in the lucrative China market this week with a pair of pre-season exhibition games, but those plans were thrown into disarray by a tweet from Houston..
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NBA working on relationship with China after controversial tweet

The National Basketball Association is working to mend its relationship with China after the Rockets' general manager posted a tweet supporting the Hong Kong protests. China has since suspended all NBA..
CBS News - Published

NBA says free speech remains vital amid China rift

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. (Oct...
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China row threatens to upstage league's return to Japan

The NBA returned to Japan for the first time in 16 years on Tuesday, with preseason action between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors - but it was the league's growing crisis in neighboring..
Reuters - Published

NBA won't apologise for Houston Rockets official's pro-Hong Kong tweet, says league commissioner Adam Silver

nba won't apologise for houston rockets official's pro-hong kong tweet, says league commissioner adam silver
Saitama: The NBA will not regulate speech and won't apologise for a controversial tweet from a Houston Rockets executive that has sparked a Chinese backlash, the organisation's commissioner said..
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China TV drops NBA exhibition games; league defends free speech

Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets..
Reuters - Published

China suspends broadcast of NBA preseason games

NBA commissioner Adam Silver defended Tuesday morning a team executive's comments supporting Hong Kong protesters. Silver says he accepts the consequences in China for Houston Rockets General Manager..
CBS News - Published

China smartphone maker Vivo says to suspend all cooperation with NBA

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo said on Tuesday it will suspend all cooperation with the National Basketball Association (NBA), joining a series of Chinese firms cutting ties with the league following a..
Reuters - Published

NBA's Silver says won't regulate what players, employees say on issues

National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday it is not up to the NBA to regulate what players, employees and team owners say amid anger from China over a tweet from Houston..
Reuters - Published

NBA head laments "economic impact" of China controversy

Commissioner Adam Silver backs Houston Rockets general manager's right to free speech, but admits the damage caused by a single tweet about Hong Kong "will take some time to heal"
CBS News - Published

Chinese TV scraps plans to show NBA exhibition games

The row over a tweet from Houston Rockets boss Daryl Morley supporting Hong Kong protesters intensifies.
BBC News - Published

China TV drops NBA exhibition games, escalating pressure amid tweet uproar

Chinese state television said on Tuesday it wouldn't air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping further pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets..
Reuters - Published

NBA accused of 'shameful' retreat after Chinese fans flex their muscles

The NBA faced a severe economic backlash after the Houston Rockets put legions of Chinese fans offside.
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NBA head Adam Silver defends response over tweet uproar

NBA commissioner Adam Silver defended the league's response to the Houston Rockets general manager's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, telling Japan's Kyodo News that his organization..
Reuters - Published

NBA's crisis in China threatens multibillion-dollar ties

Stress is arising from a series of issues, including a pro-Hong Kong tweet from Houston Rockets' Daryl Morey
CBS News - Published

NBA stirs U.S. hornet's nest, faces China backlash over Hong Kong tweet

An increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over the NBA's response to a Houston Rockets official's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, raising U.S.-China tensions as talks to..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: NBA taking flak in China, a valuable market with 500 million fans

The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official supporting protests calling for democracy in the Chinese-ruled city of Hong..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Fans, U.S. politicians, others react to NBA's China controversy

The National Basketball Association (NBA) took flak on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official supporting Hong Kong protests for democracy.
Reuters - Published

NBA under fire over Houston Rockets Daryl Morey twitter post in support of Hong Kong protests

nba under fire over houston rockets daryl morey twitter post in support of hong kong protests
The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas business to..
WorldNews - Published

Houston Rockets GM ignites scandal with tweet backing Hong Kong protesters

The NBA faces major backlash after a team executive waded into an international controversy. Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey apologized after posting this image in support of protesters in..
CBS News - Published

Brooklyn Nets owner, Alibaba co-founder Tsai decries Houston Rockets GM's Hong Kong tweet

Joseph Tsai, owner of the Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support..
Reuters - Published

Basketball's NBA under fire in China, at home over HK protest tweet

The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas..
Reuters - Published

U.S. lawmakers lash 'shameful' NBA response to Hong Kong protests tweet

U.S. lawmakers joined a chorus of criticism of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after the organization distanced itself from a tweet by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of the..
Reuters - Published

Firestorm over Houston Rockets GM's tweet about Hong Kong and China

Daryl Morey's backing of protesters sparked outrage from China, criticism from Chinese companies, NBA and some players and support from many U.S. politicians form both sides of the aisle
CBS News - Published

Your Monday Briefing

Syria, Houston Rockets, Nobel Prize: Here's what you need to know.
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'We Love China': Houston Rockets star apologises over NBA team GM's Hong Kong tweet

Houston Rockets star James Harden on Monday apologised to China over a tweet by the team’s general manager backing Hong Kong’s democracy protests that cost the franchise TV exposure and sponsorship..
France 24 - Published

Basketball's NBA under fire over Rockets' twitter furore

The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas business to..
Reuters - Published

Daryl Morey backtracks after Hong Kong tweet causes Chinese backlash

The general manager of the Houston Rockets had expressed support for Hong Kong protesters.
BBC News - Published

Houston Rockets general manager apologises for Hong Kong protest tweet

The general manager of the Houston Rockets basketball team apologised on Monday for a tweet in support of Hong Kong protests, saying he did not intend to offend fans in China, where business partners..
Reuters - Published

Daryl Morey's Hong Kong tweet puts NBA and Rockets in tenuous spot with China

Daryl Morey's tweet expressing support for protesters in Hong Kong is not going over well with authorities in mainland China.
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Rockets owner says team is not political after GM Daryl Morey tweets about Hong Kong

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta on Friday scolded general manager Daryl Morey for a tweet Morey posted in support of protesters in Hong Kong.
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