WASHINGTON - Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday (Friday, Manlia time in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights, saying American corporations have been too willing to ignore censorship ...
Oct 24, 2019
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
NEW YORK - The Brooklyn Nets played well and ate great on their trip to China.That was the tenor of their comments on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) after their first practice back home, downplaying the impact the ongoing international tension between the ...
Oct 17, 2019
EL SEGUNDO, California - LeBron James has stepped into the spotlight of the now-strained relationship between the NBA and China with his comments about the league executive who started the ongoing fallout with what James derided as a "misinformed" tweet. Politicians, human ...
Oct 16, 2019
HONG KONG - When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James' face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered.They also trampled on jerseys bearing his name and gathered in a semicircle to ...
Oct 15, 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
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
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
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