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Should the NBA stand up to China?

WorldNews Saturday, 12 October 2019
Should the NBA stand up to China?“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories. What’s happening: A simple tweet by an NBA general manager escalated into an international incident that put the business relationship between one of America’s most prominent sports leagues and the world’s second-largest economy at risk. Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey posted — then quickly deleted — a tweet expressing solidarity with protesters in Hong Kong who are opposed to the Chinese government, prompting a strong backlash in mainland China. Morey apologized, as did Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta and star player James Harden. Other basketball stars, like Stephen Curry and Giannis...
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The US-based professional league faces backlash, with core business interests up against politics of support for Hong Kong.

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