1. NBA fans ejected after 'Free Hong Kong' chant  RT America
  2. How NBA crisis crystallises US-China culture clash better than trade war  South China Morning Post
  3. 'South Park': Notorious China Episode Screened on the Streets of Hong Kong  Hollywood Reporter
  4. Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game  Washington Post
  5. NBA fan says he was ejected from game over Hong Kong support | TheHill  The Hill
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Wrath felt by US basketball over Houston Rockets employee’s tweet brings home to Americans the realities of issues such as censorship and the Communist Party’s demands on private companies.Wrath felt by US basketball over Houston Rockets employee’s tweet brings home to Americans the realities of issues such as censorship and the Communist Party’s demands on private companies.

Protesters handed out T-shirts and held up signs in support of Hong Kong on Wednesday night when the Washington Wizards hosted a team from the Chinese Basketball Association. The Wizards beat the G…

Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game – CBS17.com

All 11 of the NBA's Chinese sponsors have suspended ties with the league as the feud over a Hong Kong tweet continues to escalate.All 11 of the NBA's Chinese sponsors have suspended ties with the league as the feud over a Hong Kong tweet continues to escalate.

NBA-China feud: China partners suspend ties over Daryl Morey tweet - Business Insider

If the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two.No need to complicate things when two team owners had already genuflected to the irate citizens of China. Or when James Harden took it upon himself to apologize to an entire nation.The simple path for the NBA was to do what the creators of the show “South Park” did this week after finding themselves caught between an If the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two.No need to complicate things when two team owners had already genuflected to the irate citizens of China. Or when James Harden took it upon himself to apologize to an entire nation.The simple path for the NBA was to do what the creators of the show “South Park” did this week after finding themselves caught between an

Commentary: NBA walks a fine line in China;

The NBA has come under severe criticism for bending over backward to appease the Chinese government after Beijing threatened the league with severe economic consequences over one pro-Hong Kong tweet. But we must remember, the NBA and its teams are just the latest victims of the Chinese government's efforts to force U.S. companies to do its political bidding. The U.S. government must help U.S. companies resist becoming complicit in Beijing's repression.It started when Houston Rockets GeneralThe NBA has come under severe criticism for bending over backward to appease the Chinese government after Beijing threatened the league with severe economic consequences over one pro-Hong Kong tweet. But we must remember, the NBA and its teams are just the latest victims of the Chinese government's efforts to force U.S. companies to do its political bidding. The U.S. government must help U.S. companies resist becoming complicit in Beijing's repression.It started when Houston Rockets General

Op-Ed: The NBA is only the latest Chinese government hostage - Opinion - The Intelligencer - Doylestown, PA

WASHINGTON -- Dictators. Always so humorous.WASHINGTON -- Dictators. Always so humorous.

KATHLEEN PARKER: A dictatorship can't countenance the slightest dissent | Columnists | siouxcityjournal.com

“So @nba is playing today in China, but the Chinese have mandated that no players are allowed to talk to the media. Isn’t this the literal definition of shut up and dribble? Way to be a complete hypocrite @KingJames.”

Clay Travis on Twitter: "So @nba is playing today in China, but the Chinese have mandated that no players are allowed to talk to the media. Isn’t this the literal definition of shut up and dribble? Way to be a complete hypocrite @KingJames."

“https://t.co/uDkkbfZkPW We were told: “We respect your freedom of speech, but … we don’t have any stance on [Hong Kong]. So we’re just asking not to have any signage related to that in here tonight.” Read @JonSchweppe's firsthand account of how the @NBA censored him on US soil”

Sohrab Ahmari on Twitter: "https://t.co/uDkkbfZkPW We were told: “We respect your freedom of speech, but … we don’t have any stance on [Hong Kong]. So we’re just asking not to have any signage related to that in here tonight.” Read @JonSchweppe's firsthand account of how the @NBA censored him on US soil"

“NBA SECURITY KICKED OUT PRO HONG KONG PROTESTOR I can make this simple for @SteveKerr @NBA and everyone else: YOU START BANNING FREE SPEECH, YOU WON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT BOYCOTTS IN CHINA You’ll get boycotted here. From an NBA super fan, Nate https://t.co/sS13njcwas”

Nate McMurray on Twitter: "NBA SECURITY KICKED OUT PRO HONG KONG PROTESTOR I can make this simple for @SteveKerr @NBA and everyone else: YOU START BANNING FREE SPEECH, YOU WON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT BOYCOTTS IN CHINA You’ll get boycotted here. From an NBA super fan, Nate https://t.co/sS13njcwas"

“Dear @nba, are your loyal fans allowed to wear pro-#HongKong shirts to games? Asking for the million fans who are going to games next month...”

2019, make it end on Twitter: "Dear @nba, are your loyal fans allowed to wear pro-#HongKong shirts to games? Asking for the million fans who are going to games next month..."

A single tweet from an NBA team manager that showed support for pro-democracy Hong Kongers has tripped the wire for China authorities. They are feeling the pressure from the outside world in many areas, be it human rights, trade practices, fake foods—you name it, and the spotlight is on them. With an estimated 300 million […]

Crisis in China for NBA as tweet sets off a firestorm, causing CCTV to blacklist games | TheBL.com

Crisis in China for NBA as tweet sets off a firestorm, causing CCTV to blacklist games | TheBL.com

The 76ers indicated Wednesday that the two fans ejected from the team’s exhibition game at Wells Fargo Center were removed due to “their continuing disruption of the fan experience.”The 76ers indicated Wednesday that the two fans ejected from the team’s exhibition game at Wells Fargo Center were removed due to “their continuing disruption of the fan experience.”

Sixers: Fans ejected for being disruptive, not for ‘Free Hong Kong’ signs | Yardbarker

WASHINGTON Dictators. Always so humorous.Take China's communist officialdom. You've probably heard about the "South Park" episode last week that the Chinese government didn't find amusing. And the fake apology fromWASHINGTON Dictators. Always so humorous.Take China's communist officialdom. You've probably heard about the "South Park" episode last week that the Chinese government didn't find amusing. And the fake apology from

KATHLEEN PARKER: China won't die laughing | Columnists | scnow.com

Hong Kong protests and China's reaction have dominated the conversation around the NBA in the last week.Hong Kong protests and China's reaction have dominated the conversation around the NBA in the last week.

Wizards exhibition vs. Chinese team sees Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protests and China's reaction have dominated the conversation around the NBA in the last week.Hong Kong protests and China's reaction have dominated the conversation around the NBA in the last week.

Pro-Hong Kong protesters appear at Wizards exhibition vs. Chinese team

China's removal of animated comedy "South Park" from online sites just as it dropped U.S. basketball broadcasts highlighted a tension familiar to Hollywood studios - the need to please Chinese authorities in order to reach the country's vast audience.China's removal of animated comedy "South Park" from online sites...

NBA, 'South Park' episodes spotlight Hollywood's China dilemma - Reuters

An NBA fan was ejected from a Philadelphia 76ers pre-season game after shouting support for Hong Kong. Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey sparked outrage with a since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.  The NBA has close connections with China, who are vitally important to their business, including streaming partner Tencent, who have a $1.5mAn NBA fan was ejected from a Philadelphia 76ers pre-season game after shouting support for Hong Kong. Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey sparked outrage with a since-deleted tweet showing support for

NBA fan ejected from game for supporting Hong Kong amid China controversy | The Independent

BEIJING — For international companies looking to do business in China, the rules were once simple. Don’t talk about the 3 T’s: Tibet, Taiwan and the Tiananmen Square crackdown.BEIJING — For international companies looking to do business in China, the rules were once simple. Don’t talk about the 3 T’s: Tibet, Taiwan and the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

China is a minefield, and foreign firms keep hitting new tripwires

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'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone made good on their plan to fire back at China after Beijing banned their long-running animated series over its criticisms of the Chinese government.Wednesday night's episode on Comedy Central, called "SHOTS!!!," reached a milestone as the series’ 300th – and included a profane response to Beijing."F--- the…

'South Park' fires F-bomb in response to China ban - Sky Statement