The NBA's China Controversy
Posted on AllSides October 8th, 2019
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- On Sunday, Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey tweeted out a message in support of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
- The tweet, which read "Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong," sparked a backlash in China, where the Rockets have a large following. Morey quickly took down the tweet.
- Tencent, the NBA's exclusive digital partner in China, said it would suspend live-streaming of ...