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NBA TV Ratings Collapse After Bowing to China

TV ratings for the National Basketball Association have collapsed this year, a season that kicked off with the league bowing to communist China.

China: Criticizing Pro-Communist LeBron James Has ‚Nasty Racial Connotations‘

Oktober 21, 2019No Comments

The government-run China Daily claimed in a weekend column that the backlash against basketball player LeBron James for standing with the Communist Party has „nasty racial connotations.“

NFL Executive Delighted to See ‚Woke‘ NBA Catching Flack

At least one NFL executive is enjoying the NBA’s troubles, joking that the „woke“ basketball league is being „hoisted on its own petard“ for turning a blind eye to China’s human rights abuse record.

Adam Silver: China Wanted Rockets GM Daryl Morey Fired, NBA Said ‚No Chance‘

Oktober 18, 2019No Comments

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says that China wanted Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey fired over his tweet in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators, and the NBA said no.

Report: NBA Players Expressed Frustration over Silver’s Handling of China Controversy

In a private meeting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, players from the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers reportedly criticized the league for their handling of the NBA-China rift.

Spurs‘ Gregg Popovich Calls President Trump ‚Cowardly‘

Oktober 14, 2019No Comments

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich shot back at President Trump’s criticisms of NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Sunday, saying he would prefer Silver’s leadership to that of Trump’s.

Woke Warrior Mark Cuban Silent on NBA-China Controversy

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban has never held back from speaking publicly about politics and international relations, but even Cuban is suddenly silent where it concerns China.

Wrath of Pro-Freedom Americans Abruptly Silences China NBA Tantrum

Oktober 11, 2019No Comments

China’s English-language propaganda outlets abruptly ceased publishing outlandish invective against the NBA on Friday, their front pages dominated instead by vitriol against Taiwan and pro-Xi Jinping stories.

Silenced: NBA Cancels Media Availability for Remainder of China Trip

Oktober 11, 2019No Comments

The National Basketball Association has canceled all press conferences and media availability for the duration of their China trip, to avoid putting their players in „complicated“ and „unfair“ situations.

Charles Barkley Blasts ‚Idiots‘ for Criticizing NBA over China Controversy

Former NBA star Charles Barkley has come out against the „idiots“ criticizing the NBA over the China controversy, and defended the league by pointing out the „billions of dollars“ that are at stake.