NBA’s relationship with China frayed over Hong Kong protests

NBA commissioner Adam Silver says China asked the league to fire Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, following Morey’s tweet supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The situation has escalated after comments from high-profile players and coaches, including LeBron James. New York Times reporter Sopan Deb joined CBSN to discuss the latest on the NBA’s […]

Adam Silver Addresses Fallout From The NBA-China Controversy | TIME 100 | TIME

During anat the first TIME 100 Health Summit on Thursday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that he’s willing to deal with the business consequences of Daryl Morey’s Oct. 4 tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong. Subscribe to TIME ►► Get closer to the world of entertainment and celebrity news as TIME gives you access […]

Hong Kong protesters outraged over LeBron’s China comments

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam was shouted down as she tried to deliver an important annual speech. That chaotic scene follows controversial comments by NBA star LeBron James, who appeared to support China rather than pro-democracy demonstrators. His remarks outraged protesters, who are also punishing brands that appear to take China’s side. Ramy Inocencio […]

Lebron Appears To Back China Over Hong Kong

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LeBron James breaks his silence on NBA-China dispute

For the first time, LeBron James is taking on the standoff between the NBA and China. On Monday night, the basketball star said Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was “misinformed” or “not really educated” when he sent a tweet last week in support of Hong Kong’s anti-government movement. Jonathan Vigliotti reports. Watch “CBS This […]

Breaking down the NBA’s China controversy

The opening of the NBA season is just two weeks away. But right now, the focus isn’t on the games. Last Friday, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey posted a now-deleted tweet expressing his support for protesters in Hong Kong. Morey later apologized for the tweet but it set off a firestorm in China and […]

Tucker: Steve Kerr moonlights as a political pundit

Steve Kerr comments on China, U.S. politics. #FoxNews FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, and the direct-to-consumer streaming service, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC […]

NBA and China: One tweet sparks $4b nightmare for basketball

FOLLOW THE STORY AT NEWS.COM.AU Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s single tweet has sparked huge controversy between NBA and China.

NBA cancels media events for teams in China

The NBA announced it was canceling all media availability between players and the press, for the remainder of the Brooklyn Nets’ and Los Angeles Lakers’ stay in China. The decision comes a week after Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey posted a tweet supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Bill Reiter, host of Reiter’s Block on […]

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 tweeted support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. CBS News foreign correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports from the game in Shanghai.