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Houston Rockets general manager apologises for Hong Kong protest tweet

Reuters Monday, 7 October 2019
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 halted work with the NBA team.
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