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LeBron James and the Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets in a Shanghai preseason game amid a controversial pro-democracy tweet that has angered ChinaLeBron James and the Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets in a Shanghai preseason game amid a controversial pro-democracy tweet that has angered China

NBA game to go ahead in China despite free speech row

NBA legend Dennis Rodman thinks he's the key to helping the NBA mend fences with China after a week of fighting over its influence on American companies with which it does business.NBA legend Dennis Rodman thinks he's the key to helping the NBA mend fences with China after a week of fighting over its influence on American companies with which it does business.

'I know a thing or two about diplomacy': Dennis Rodman wants to help the NBA solve its China problem | Daily Mail Online

“Why did you apologize? Only for the money?”

Chinese fans start turning on James Harden after he expresses support for Adam Silver – Shanghaiist

“Why did you apologize? Only for the money?”

Chinese fans start turning on James Harden after he expresses support for Adam Silver – Shanghaiist

The president accused two NBA coaches of “pandering to China” while declining to take sides in a matter that has threatened the league’s standing in the country.The president accused two NBA coaches of “pandering to China” while declining to take sides in a matter that has threatened the league’s standing in the country.

On eve of trade talks, Trump declines to hit China for pressuring the NBA in the dispute over Hong Kong protests - The Washington Post

President Trump said Steve Kerr looked like a scared, little boy when asked about the relationship with the NBA and China.President Trump said Steve Kerr looked like a scared, little boy when asked about the relationship with the NBA and China.

Donald Trump Calls Steve Kerr A Scared Little Boy Over NBA/China Q's

SHANGHAI -- If the United States Men's National Team is going to win gold at the FIBA World Cup, the American players are going to have rely on each other. This team does not have the SHANGHAI -- If the United States Men's National Team is going to win gold at the FIBA World Cup, the American players are going to have rely on each other. This team does not have the

Popovich helps build team camaraderie with 'Pop Quizzes' | NBA.com

UrbanDictionary.com defines the slang word “woke” as “Being aware … Knowing what’s going on in the community.” In the sports world, there may not be a head coac…UrbanDictionary.com defines the slang word “woke” as “Being aware … Knowing what’s going on in the community.” In the sports world, there may not be a head coac…

Gregg Popovich is the NBA’s most ‘woke’ coach — The Undefeated

UrbanDictionary.com defines the slang word “woke” as “Being aware … Knowing what’s going on in the community.” In the sports world, there may not be a head coac…UrbanDictionary.com defines the slang word “woke” as “Being aware … Knowing what’s going on in the community.” In the sports world, there may not be a head coac…

Gregg Popovich is the NBA’s most ‘woke’ coach — The Undefeated

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…

Freedom of speech has its consequences for NBA - Japan Today

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has cultivated a reputation in the American press as an outspoken advocate for social justice. But he's not sure what he thinks about China. The dictatorship that just celebrated its 70th anniversary of brutal communist rule is apparently a bit of a mystery to him.Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has cultivated a reputation in the American press as an outspoken advocate for social justice. But he's not sure what he thinks about China. The dictatorship that just celebrated its 70th anniversary of brutal communist rule is apparently a bit of a mystery to him.

The NBA's Steve Kerr is outspoken, unless China's flagrant human rights abuses are involved

Liberty and freedom or the almighty buck?

NBA stars protest America, but take repressive China’s money (opinion) - silive.com

“Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he supports the comments from NBA commish Adam Silver surrounding the controversy with the league and China. https://t.co/kKadrF6Xwp”

Will Manso on Twitter: "Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he supports the comments from NBA commish Adam Silver surrounding the controversy with the league and China.… https://t.co/eCn0y2L7Wt"

“Here's Trump mocking Steve Kerr https://t.co/5uP67tBNxB”

Aaron Rupar on Twitter: "Here's Trump mocking Steve Kerr… "

“Steve Kerr's full statement on the NBA/China controversy”

Logan Murdock on Twitter: "Steve Kerr's full statement on the NBA/China controversy… "

“Steph Curry on the Donald Trump tweet at Kerr and the evolving situation between the NBA and China https://t.co/BTBG4Jt6JS”

Anthony Slater on Twitter: "Steph Curry on the Donald Trump tweet at Kerr and the evolving situation between the NBA and China… "

In the end, NBA commissioner Adam Silver will deliver a slam dunk for his league regarding this flap with China over free speech. He has to stay firm.In the end, NBA commissioner Adam Silver will deliver a slam dunk for his league regarding this flap with China over free speech. He has to stay firm.

Thanks To Adam Silver, The NBA Has Already Won This Silly Controversy With China

President Donald Trump strode into the NBA's China morass on Wednesday, denouncing the reaction of Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to the controversy.President Donald Trump strode into the NBA's China morass on Wednesday, den...

Trump criticizes Kerr, Popovich for China reactions - Reuters