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With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

A man walks past statues of NBA players Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, left, and Lebron James of the Los Angeles Lakers holding Chinese flags in the entrance of an NBA merchandise store in Beijing. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV announced Tuesday it will no longer air two NBA preseason games set to be played in the country. AP Photo by Mark Schiefelbein

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China’s state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason ...

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With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

A man walks past statues of NBA players Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, left, and Lebron James of the Los Angeles Lakers holding Chinese flags in the entrance of an NBA merchandise store in Beijing. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV announced Tuesday it will no longer air two NBA preseason games set to be played in the country. AP Photo by Mark Schiefelbein

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China’s state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason ...

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