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Adam Silver says China asked for Rockets GM Daryl Morey to be fired

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver walks away from the podium after speaking at a news conference before an NBA preseason basketball game between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Saitama, near Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. ...

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China asked NBA to fire Rockets exec over Hong Kong tweet: Silver

Customers shop in the NBA Store in New York City in this October 7, 2019 file photo. Brendan McDermid, Reuters NEW YORK — China demanded that a Houston Rockets executive be sacked for supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA ...

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Lebron Blames China Mess on Rockets GM’s ‘Misinformed’ Tweet

Basketball superstar LeBron James has sharply criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong, saying the executive was “misinformed” and should have kept his mouth shut. The remarks by the Lakers forward ...

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Football: Etheridge, Azkals draw China in stunning qualifying result

Philippines goalkeeper Neil Etheridge was on point against China on Tuesday. Glyn Kirk, AFP/file (UPDATE) The Philippines men’s national football team forced China to a goal-less draw in a joint-qualifying match for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 Asian ...

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Mike Pompeo Urges NBA to Stand up to China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged the NBA to stand up to China, wading into a row as Beijing pressures the basketball league after a team official expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong. Thrilled to ...

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NBA: Nets beat Lakers to bring merciful end to tense China tour

Fans are seen wearing LeBron James jerseys with an NBA logo covered by a Chinese national flag stickers during the Lakers-Nets game in Shenzhen, China on Saturday. Tyrone Siu, Reuters The Brooklyn Nets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-77 Saturday ...

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NBA scraps media access to teams in China, as Saturday’s game on

Fans in LeBron James jerseys pose for pictures with Chinese flags near security personnel before the NBA exhibition game between the Nets and the Lakers in Shanghai, Thursday October 10, 2019. Aly Song, Reuters/file SHENZHEN, China—The National Basketball Association said ...

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NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip

In this Oct. 9, 2019, photo, a worker takes down a billboard advertising an NBA preseason basketball game on Thursday between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai, China. The NBA has postponed Wednesday’s scheduled media sessions in ...

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Apec becomes battleground for US, China

SEOUL — After last year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, the headlines announced a first in the forum’s 25-year history: Its 21 members had failed to reach a consensus on a joint communique, one repercussion from the ongoing US-China trade war. ...

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Lakers-Nets will go on in China ‘as of now’: report

Men walk past a poster at an NBA exhibition in Beijing, Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Social justice marketing is grand for the hoop audience in the United States but looks far less attractive to an authoritarian power in Beijing, writes ...

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