As China backlash against NBA expands, Dennis Rodman offers to help  CNNView full coverage on Google News
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 — Hong Kong entertainer Edison Chen became collateral damage following a tweet by basketball team Houston Rockets’ general manager Daryl Morey. A known Rockets fan, Chen had previously uploaded pictures of him on his social media account donning the red Rockets jersey —...KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 — Hong Kong entertainer Edison Chen became collateral damage following a tweet by basketball team Houston Rockets’ general manager Daryl Morey. A known Rockets fan, Chen had previously uploaded pictures of him on his social media account donning the red Rockets jersey —...

Fans call on Hong Kong entertainer Edison Chen to remove pictures of him donning the Houston Rockets jersey | Showbiz | Malay Mail

Effects of the NBA's strained relationship with China are being felt in NBA arenas in a pair of games in the United States featuring the Guangzhou Loong Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association.Effects of the NBA's strained relationship with China are being felt in NBA arenas in a pair of games in the United States featuring the Guangzhou Loong Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association.

China demonstrators protest at Wizards, 76ers games vs. Guangzhou

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.

New York (AFP) - Swiss swingman Thabo Sefolosha has agreed to terms of a one-year NBA deal with the Houston Rockets, according to multiple reports on Friday.New York (AFP) - Swiss swingman Thabo Sefolosha has agreed to terms of a one-year NBA deal with the Houston Rockets, according to multiple reports on Friday.

Swiss swingman Sefolosha to sign with NBA Rockets: reports

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As the NBA fawns over Communist China, can Taiwanese really continue to embrace a league so beholden to their country’s greatest foe?.As the NBA fawns over Communist China, should Taiwanese continue to embrace a league so beholden to their country’s greatest enemy?As the NBA fawns over Communist China, can Taiwanese really continue to embrace a league so beholden to their country’s greatest foe?.As the NBA fawns over Communist China, should Taiwanese continue to embrace a league so beholden to their country’s greatest enemy?

Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the ... | Taiwan News

US National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver’s comments on free speech and refusal to apologize to China for Houston Rockets General Manager (GM) Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet supporting protests in Hong Kong has triggered a series of severed ties and disdain for the NBA in mainland China. US National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver’s comments on free speech and refusal to apologize to China for Houston Rockets General Manager (GM) Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet supporting protests in Hong Kong has triggered a series of severed ties and disdain for the NBA in mainland China.

NBA’s ‘Free Speech’ Argument Exemplifies Western Ignorance of Hong Kong Issues - Sputnik International

Online nationalists, encouraged by government-owned media, make it a sport to target and troll foreign brands into submission, extracting a 21st-century form of a kowtow — an apology statement on Chinese social media platform Weibo.Online nationalists, encouraged by government-owned media, make it a sport to target and troll foreign brands into submission, extracting a 21st-century form of a kowtow — an apology statement on Chinese social media platform Weibo.

China's newest weapon against Hong Kong? An angry mob of web users targeting Western firms - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

“Watch the full episode - https://t.co/oktKSJdI9i @THR article - https://t.co/nXrtmnwCJB”

South Park on Twitter: "Watch the full episode - https://t.co/oktKSJdI9i @THR article - https://t.co/nXrtmnwCJB… "

“Listen....@dmorey does NOT speak for the @HoustonRockets. Our presence in Tokyo is all about the promotion of the @NBA internationally and we are NOT a political organization. @espn https://t.co/yNyQFtwTTi”

Tilman Fertitta on Twitter: "Listen....@dmorey does NOT speak for the @HoustonRockets. Our presence in Tokyo is all about the promotion of the @NBA internationally and we are NOT a political organization. @espn… https://t.co/MJueROZEih"

“1/ I did not intend my tweet to cause any offense to Rockets fans and friends of mine in China. I was merely voicing one thought, based on one interpretation, of one complicated event. I have had a lot of opportunity since that tweet to hear and consider other perspectives.”

Daryl Morey on Twitter: "1/ I did not intend my tweet to cause any offense to Rockets fans and friends of mine in China. I was merely voicing one thought, based on one interpretation, of one complicated event. I have had a lot of opportunity since that tweet to hear and consider other perspectives."

“2/ I have always appreciated the significant support our Chinese fans and sponsors have provided and I would hope that those who are upset will know that offending or misunderstanding them was not my intention. My tweets are my own and in no way represent the Rockets or the NBA.”

Daryl Morey on Twitter: "2/ I have always appreciated the significant support our Chinese fans and sponsors have provided and I would hope that those who are upset will know that offending or misunderstanding them was not my intention. My tweets are my own and in no way represent the Rockets or the NBA."

Tension between the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Chinese society triggered by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the Hong Kong protests escalated, with China's top sports television channel, an online sport broadcasting platform and several Chinese companies suspending cooperation with the league on Tuesday.

More partners cancel cooperation with NBA - Global Times

Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey might get fired for tweeting in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters. For all the NBA's liberal pretenses, it's a reminder that the league — and woke capital as a whole — really cares about profits, not principles.

The Woke NBA Only Cares About Profit

Westbrook wore a burgundy tunic jacket during a press conference alongside Harden after debuting as a member of the Rockets in a pre-season game against the Toronto Raptors yesterday.Westbrook wore a burgundy tunic jacket during a press conference alongside Harden after debuting as a member of the Rockets in a pre-season game against the Toronto Raptors yesterday.

Houston Rockets player Russell Westbrook is hailed as a hero in China after wearing a Chinese top | Daily Mail Online

It's the biggest game in town and that leverage may just carry the NBA past the China crisisIt's the biggest game in town and that leverage may just carry the NBA past the China crisis

NBA's sheer dominance could limit damage from China backlash

SHANGHAI/BEIJING • Chinese state media yesterday accused the United States' National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong.. Read more at straitstimes.com.East Asia News -SHANGHAI/BEIJING • Chinese state media yesterday accused the United States' National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" in an

NBA lambasted by China media as sponsors cut ties, East Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

The NBA has long portrayed itself as standing up for human rights, whether dismissing the Los Angeles Clippers’ owner for racist statements or moving the All-Star Game from Charlotte after North Carolina took a stand against allowing transgender people to use the bathroom associated with their identity. The NBA has long portrayed itself as standing up for human rights, whether dismissing the Los Angeles Clippers’ owner for racist statements or moving the All-Star Game from Charlotte after North

For NBA's Quandary over China, Stand with Human Rights | Human Rights Watch

A “South Park” episode and a tweet from an NBA employee have sparked a larger debate on how U.S. firms should do business with China.A “South Park” episode and a tweet from an NBA employee have sparked a larger debate on how U.S. firms should do business with China.

‘South Park,’ NBA Controversies Point To Business Challenges in China – Variety