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The NBA-China controversy, explained

Last Friday, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey sparked international outrage with a single tweet expressing support for the protesters in Hong Kong.

The situation has escalated with Chinese broadcasters refusing to air NBA games and Chinese partners cutting ties with the league.

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Here are the key points:

Background

The Initial Controversy

The Controversy Grows

Related developments


About the Author:

Brian Newlin

Brian is an Associate Producer for ClickOnDetroit. He graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a degree in Journalism and Screen Studies.