NBA shop banned 'free Hong Kong' message on jerseys, but did allow 'KillCops' — until it reversed course

Posted on AllSides July 14th, 2020
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The NBA incited outrage Monday after online users noticed the league's official website would not let fans purchase customizable jerseys with pro-Hong Kong messages — but did allow anti-police and anti-Semitic messages.

According to the Washington Free Beacon, when a user typed "Free Hong Kong" as the customizable message on a jersey, the NBA's official website returned the following message, "We are unable to customize this item with the text you have entered. Please try a different entry."

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