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 […]

China slams NBA in dispute over free speech

Chinese state media slammed the NBA on Wednesday, saying it is peddling in a “secessionist pipe dream” escalating an ongoing dispute between Beijing and the U.S. league. It’s the latest shot fired in a crisis facing the league after Houston Rockets manager Daryl Morey tweeted ‘Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong.