NBA
THE rift between the NBA and China appeared to widen again on Friday, as the fallout over Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong continued.A day after NBA Commissioner Adam ...
Oct 18, 2019
NBA
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be fired for his tweet supporting anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, and the league emphatically dismissed the request.Silver also said that the league is already ...
Oct 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES - LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation" regarding the potential consequences of his actions when he tweeted in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.In ...
Oct 15, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - The Rockets are back home in Houston, looking to leave behind the distractions from their trip to Asia.Their two games in Japan were overshadowed by the aftermath of a tweet by general manager Daryl Morey in support for anti-government ...
Oct 14, 2019
NBA
BEIJING - When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game.Until recently, the 20-year-old student ...
Oct 12, 2019
NBA
THE NBA will complete its trip to China in silence.Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets to end this year's NBA China Games series will be played as scheduled in Shenzhen, though there ...
Oct 11, 2019
NBA
IF the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two.No need to complicate things when two team owners had already genuflected to the irate citizens of China. Or when James Harden took ...
Oct 10, 2019
NBA
TOKYO - Yao Ming could be the man in the middle if the NBA and China are going to mend fences.Yao is a former Houston Rockets great and a basketball Hall of Famer. At home, the towering center is even larger as ...
Oct 9, 2019
NBA
MIAMI - Gregg Popovich, the NBA's longest-tenured coach, lauded NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday for his stance supporting freedom of speech amid the ongoing rift with China.Popovich, speaking before his San Antonio Spurs faced the Miami Heat in ...
Oct 9, 2019
IT wasn't even a month ago that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sat overlooking center court at an arena in Beijing, watching the gold-medal game at the World Cup with other basketball dignitaries.That night was all smiles.Silver' ...
Oct 8, 2019
NBA
BEIJING - The NBA put out one statement reacting to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the Hong Kong protest movement.Depending on which language it was read in, the league's words had very different ...
Oct 8, 2019
NBA
AN executive of a rival Western Conference team believes LeBron James is the best player in NBA history as far as analytics is concerned.Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey feels the new Los Angeles Lakers cornerstone is the GOAT over Michael ...
Aug 17, 2018
NBA
HOUSTON - Chris Paul didn't talk about his legacy, and never uttered the word "championship" on Friday when he was officially introduced as the newest member of the Houston Rockets.Still, Paul's motivation for opting into the last year ...
Jul 15, 2017
NBA
MIKE D'Antoni is headed to Houston to try his "Seven Seconds or Less" offense with James Harden, one of the NBA's most explosive offensive threats.D'Antoni reached agreement with the Rockets on a four-year deal ...
May 27, 2016
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