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NBA's relationship with China frayed over Hong Kong protests

Credit: CBS News- Published on October 18, 2019
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...
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North American professional sports league
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American basketball player
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