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 ►► http://po.st/SubscribeTIME Get closer to the world of entertainment and celebrity news as TIME gives you access […]

Demonstrators gather in Wan Chai to show support for Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey

Crowds gathered in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district to show their support for Daryl Morey, the general manager of Houston Rockets. Morey had tweeted his backing for the protest movement, triggering a huge backlash in China. Hundreds had gathered at Southorn Playground, wearing basketball jerseys and carrying posters that said “Stand with Morey”. Some protesters […]

Protesters burn LeBron James’ jersey over Hong Kong comments

Fox News sporters reporter Jared Max discusses why people are frustrated with LeBron James’ comments regarding the Hong Kong and China strife. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the […]

Anti-LeBron James demonstration takes place in Hong Kong after player called Morey ‘misinformed’

James’ standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a hit because of comments the NBA star made about free speech. SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE VIDEOS AND NEWS http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=losangelestimes https://www.latimes.com/subscription LET’S CONNECT: Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/latimes Twitter ► https://twitter.com/LATimes Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/latimes

LeBron James takes heat after calling Rockets GM ‘misinformed’

The NBA superstar has sparked backlash on social media after saying that Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s tweets supporting Hong Kong were ‘misinformed’. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Untangling the web of the Rockets, the NBA and China

Outrage spread in China after the Houston Rockets’ general manager tweeted support for Hong Kong protesters. Here’s the NBA’s relationship with China, explained. Read more: https://wapo.st/2pUtW7s. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

As China backlash against NBA expands, Dennis Rodman offers to help

While all of the NBA’s official Chinese partners have suspended ties with the league as it grapples with the fallout from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s controversial tweet about Hong Kong, former NBA star Dennis Rodman took to Twitter to offer his help in ending the dispute. #NBA #China #CNN #News