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A tweet has caused a major rift between the NBA and China, and the league is now fending off criticism that its initial response to the controversy was too accommodating to Beijing. Meanwhile, a familiar... Sports News Summaries. | NewserIt involves a big name.

There's an Uncomfortable Wrinkle in NBA's China Controversy: The Rundown

Trying to be rational with irrational actors doesn’t usually work, and now the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver are in a difficult position.Trying to be rational with irrational actors doesn’t usually work, and now the NBA and commissioner Adam Silver are in a difficult position.

NBA, commissioner Adam Silver in a difficult position with China

The episode comes as the NBA suffered backlash in China over a pro–Hong Kong tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager.The episode comes as the NBA suffered backlash in China over a pro–Hong Kong tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager.

‘South Park’ attacks China censorship in newest episode - MarketWatch

The N.B.A. apologizes on behalf of Daryl Morey, a general manager who voiced support for democracy.The N.B.A. apologizes on behalf of Daryl Morey, a general manager who voiced support for democracy.

One would think that such a large, prosperous nation could withstand a tweet of no real consequence.One would think that such a large, prosperous nation could withstand a tweet of no real consequence.

At least ‘South Park’ stands up to China’s censorship - The Washington Post

The NBA and Houston Rockets' apology to China over GM Daryl Morey's tweet about Hong Kong is a sad statement about the state of American capitalism.U.S. basketball teams long ago agreed that submitting to authoritarianism was a reasonable price to pay for audience growth.

“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."

“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… "

“As a lifelong @HoustonRockets fan, I was proud to see @dmorey call out the Chinese Communist Party’s repressive treatment of protestors in Hong Kong. Now, in pursuit of big $$, the @nba is shamefully retreating. https://t.co/7waMde5KrM”

Ted Cruz on Twitter: "As a lifelong @HoustonRockets fan, I was proud to see @dmorey call out the Chinese Communist Party’s repressive treatment of protestors in Hong Kong. Now, in pursuit of big $$, the @nba is shamefully retreating.… https://t.co/wgNEd03pGD"

Cartoon creators issue mock apology over China’s reaction to NBA manager’s tweet Cartoon creators issue mock apology over China’s reaction to NBA manager’s tweet

Following Houston Rockets' Daryl Morey's now-deleted tweet criticizing China's repression in Hong Kong, the NBA has entered full-on submit-to-Xi-Jinping mode. Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai is leading the charge in kissing Xi's ring, but other owners have joined him. China, they say, is just misunderstood. Hong Kong, they say, is a complex issue.Following Houston Rockets' Daryl Morey's now-deleted tweet criticizing China's repression in Hong Kong, the NBA has entered full-on submit-to-Xi-Jinping mode. Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai is leading the charge in kissing Xi's ring, but other owners have joined him. China, they say, is just misunderstood. Hong Kong, they say, is a complex issue.

China is helpfully outing its own NBA useful idiots, making Daryl Morey's point

Steve Kerr is usually outspoken on social issues, but not on Monday night.Steve Kerr is usually outspoken on social issues, but not on Monday night.

Warriors' Steve Kerr doesn't give opinion on Daryl Morey-China controversy | NBCS Bay Area

The fallout from the controversy that was sparked by Daryl Morey's tweet about the protests in Hong Kong has been far-reaching, and several fans and entities inThe fallout from the controversy that was sparked by Daryl Morey's tweet about the protests in Hong Kong has been far-reaching, and several fans and entities in China have been distancing themselves from the Houston Rockets. China's state-run CCTV and Tencent, the NBA's exclusive digital partner

Video shows Rockets artwork being painted over at basketball court in China | Larry Brown Sports

NBA China fiasco challenges America to find the courage to ditch “woke capitalism” and finally support human rights.NBA China fiasco challenges America to find the courage to ditch “woke capitalism” and finally support human rights.

Hong Kong protesters should wave dollar bills, not U.S. flag, so NBA, Trump will pay attention | Will Bunch

NBA and China at odds

Canzano: NBA not apologizing to China, but isn’t it bowing? - oregonlive.com