Global  

Houston Rockets logo covered at basketball court in China following pro-Hong Kong tweet controversy

Video Credit: Newsflare - Duration: 00:34s - Published
Houston Rockets logo covered at basketball court in China following pro-Hong Kong tweet controversy

Houston Rockets logo covered at basketball court in China following pro-Hong Kong tweet controversy

A basketball court owner in eastern China's Suzhou painted over the Houston Rockets logo on a wall on October 8.

The court owner painted over the Rockets' logo to show his support for his country.

Daryl Morey, the Houston Rockets' manager, tweeted "fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong" on October 4 to show his support for the anti-government protests in the country.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Related news from verified sources

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...
CBS News - Published Also reported by •WorldNewsReuters


Worldwide: Houston Rockets General Manager's Tweet Sparks Controversy - Withers LLP

On October 4th, 2019, during a National Basketball Association ("NBA") sponsored trip to China,...
Mondaq - Published Also reported by •CBC.ca



You Might Like


Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

'Speak Your Mind': Former NBA Star Metta World Peace on League's Rift With China [Video]

'Speak Your Mind': Former NBA Star Metta World Peace on League's Rift With China

Basketball legend Metta World Peace played overseas, including a year in China, which has given him an interesting perspective on the fallout surrounding a tweet that drew a wide rift between the NBA..

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 02:03Published
As NBA Season Tips Off, Sen. Josh Hawley Calls on U.S. Consumers to 'Punish' League [Video]

As NBA Season Tips Off, Sen. Josh Hawley Calls on U.S. Consumers to 'Punish' League

The Missouri senator, one of the most vocal lawmakers against China's increasing control over Hong Kong, slammed the NBA and U.S.-based multinational companies on Thursday.

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 02:59Published