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LeBron Caves to China: Blasts 'Uneducated' Rockets GM, Free Speech | Breitbart

LeBron Caves to China: Blasts 'Uneducated' Rockets GM, Free Speech | Breitbart

That message touched off a firestorm of controversy as China canceled minor league exhibition games and

Now, with the league representatives and players back from their tumultuous trip to China, it seemed

like the news cycle of the NBA-China rift had died down.

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Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

International DJ Zedd claimed he was “permanently banned from China” after liking a tweet from the adult

animated show “South Park,” following a rift between the show and the Communist government.

Zedd shared the news on Twitter Thursday, saying “I just got permanently banned from China because I

and included a jab at the NBA over its own recent dealings with China.

animated show “South Park,” following a rift between the show and the Communist government.  

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NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

We have the choice to like NBA players or not, meanwhile, NBA should respect China.

Only by this way, NBA would have more fans and a bigger market in China."

In Tokyo, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said questions about the China-NBA rift are thorny to answer.

But he also said he didn't think it was wise to discuss the nuances of this rift without fully grasping

The NBA will complete its trip to China in silence.

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Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

It was the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet

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UK, Irish leaders to meet as Brexit deal hopes wane

It's the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet posted

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NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai Amid China Rift

NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai Amid China Rift

They asked the NBA to, among other things, suspend activities in China until what they called the selective

companies that have suspended ties with the NBA for now, only adding to the uncertainty surrounding the China

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

Read full article:: NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai...→
Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Washington at Wizards game

Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Washington at Wizards game

protested at a Washington Wizards preseason game Wednesday night against the Guangzhou Loong Lions from China

China and the NBA are at odds after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted an image that

9 over an extradition bill that speaks more broadly to how China governs the jurisdiction.

His approach appeased neither Hong Kong independence activists nor China.

rift, the game became a ripe target for demonstration.

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Watching first-hand as China tears away from NBA

Watching first-hand as China tears away from NBA

SHANGHAI — The NBA’s relationship with basketball-mad China is frayed.

The fundamental rift between communism and the American bedrock of free speech has bled over into basketball

-based team in China, thanks to Yao Ming. But that’s past tense.

After all, China is the NBA’s top international market.

SHANGHAI — The NBA’s relationship with basketball-mad China is frayed.

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

When major corporations have done something to anger Chinese authorities in recent years, the playbook has called for one thing: an apology. Marriott issued one. So did Delta. Mercedes-Benz, too. T…

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Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being Canceled

Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being Canceled

SHANGHAI (AP/CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Lakers preseason games against the Brooklyn Nets in China are at

risk of being canceled amid the ongoing rift following Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s

between the Nets and Lakers in Shanghai, China.

Wheels up to China ✈️ #LakeShow pic.twitter.com/jES55OB6DW

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

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NBA postpones Nets-Lakers media sessions in Shanghai

Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

practicing in Shanghai on Wednesday, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China

games were called off as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

Philadelphia's Brett Brown said he did not wish to get into specifics of the China-NBA rift, though said

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With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - largely because of LeBron James starring

The NBA is not the first major corporation to deal with criticism from China over political differences

hotel operator Marriott, fashion brand Zara and others also have found themselves in conflicts with China

The rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - large

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Brooklyn Nets Owner Defends Chinese Sovereignty Amid Hong Kong-Rockets Rift

Brooklyn Nets Owner Defends Chinese Sovereignty Amid Hong Kong-Rockets Rift

is one of those third-rail issues, not only for the Chinese government, but also for all citizens in China

Governor of one of the 30 NBA teams, and a Chinese having spent a good part of my professional life in China

China’s suffering in the 19th and 20th centuries at the hands of foreign powers, saying they bullied China

That period is known in China as the “Century of National Humiliation”, ending with the Communist takeover

New York (AFP) - Freedom of expression does not extend to issues China deems untouchable, the Taiwanese-Canadian

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Every year, humans pump 100 times more CO2 into the atmosphere than all the volcanoes in the world combined

Every year, humans pump 100 times more CO2 into the atmosphere than all the volcanoes in the world combined

include super-regions where large amounts of CO2 are released—including Yellowstone, The East Africa Rift

valley and the Technong volcanic province in China.

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Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

clause in the pact that would cause the agreement to expire if Trump imposed car tariffs, causing a rift

Trump and his advisers are bogged down in difficult trade negotiations with China, and waiting on congressional

criticism from American farmers who have complained of lost markets as a result of Trump’s trade war with China

said on Wednesday that he signed the deal with Japan to help farmers who have been hurt by the tariffs China

Trump added that he thinks “there’s a good chance we’re going to make a deal” with China.

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U.S. might approve the 737 MAX to fly — but will the world follow?

U.S. might approve the 737 MAX to fly — but will the world follow?

The U.S. agency discounted the idea of a rift, saying in a statement that is "has a transparent and collaborative

The first to ground the jet after the Ethiopia crash was China, which has had an increasingly fraught

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Crumbling alliances threaten Trump’s North Korea nuclear diplomacy

Crumbling alliances threaten Trump’s North Korea nuclear diplomacy

criticism, the Trump administration is facing calls to tread with care in its efforts to contain the rift

fellow democracies aligned against the prospect of an increasingly influential and militarized communist China

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Report: Apple Cautioned Apple TV+ Show Developers Not to Anger China | Breitbart

Report: Apple Cautioned Apple TV+ Show Developers Not to Anger China | Breitbart

early 2018, Apple leadership gave guidance to the creators of some of those shows to avoid portraying China

in a poor light, as part of Apple’s efforts to make amends with China after a 2016 incident in which

Apple’s iTunes Movies and iBooks Store in 2016, just six months after the applications launched in China

The Disney-owned ESPN recently forbade its journalists from discussing the relationship between China

of the company's efforts to heal a rift with Beijing, according to a recent report.

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The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants

The Nets beat the Lakers 91-77 in Shenzhen, China on Saturday, capping a two-game preseason series in

China that was overshadowed by the fallout from a tweet on the protests in the country about Hong Kong

This rift involving China and the NBA began Oct. 4, when Morey tweeted an image that said "Fight For

Events in China promoting the Lakers-Nets series were canceled, NBA media partner Tencent said it was

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NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip

NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip

decided to stay silent for the remainder of its trip with the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in China

would be no media availability for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver or the teams at the first game of the China

It's part of a rift that began last week when Houston general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support for

NBA says Lakers and Nets will play again to finish China trip, but without any media availabilities

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U.S. and China restart trade talks amid modest hopes for progress

U.S. and China restart trade talks amid modest hopes for progress

Economic growth in both the U.S. and China have slowed this year, raising pressure on the sides to strike

escalation of the 15-month trade fight, but is unlikely to resolve key issues, such as U.S. demands that China

markets have been volatile this year, with a range of industries expressing concern that the deepening rift

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Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

such as news conferences have been canceled inside the arena hosting Thursday's NBA preseason game in China

The tweet, expressing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, set off a rift that has completely

overshadowed the NBA's annual trip to China.

The relationship between the NBA and China has been beyond strained since Morey sent the tweet, which

They asked the NBA to, among other things, suspend activities in China until what they called the selective

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Former pro basketball player on league's China controversy: Politicians 'should stay out of this'

Former pro basketball player on league's China controversy: Politicians 'should stay out of this'

Power struggle emerges in China-NBA rift; reaction from former NBA player Brock Gillespie.

Adam Silver for his handling of the growing controversy surrounding the NBA's business interests in China

Nets event on Tuesday and state broadcaster CCTV said it would no longer air preseason games played in China

NBA's developmental league as well as in leagues around the world, defended the NBA and argued that China

Silver Wednesday for his handling of the growing controversy surrounding the NBA's business interests in China

Read full article:: Former pro basketball player on league's...→

NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

At least two other NBA events to be held Wednesday before the start of the China games were canceled

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

Read full article:: NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai...→
Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

wondering if anything other than an apology from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will mend fences with China

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

is Chinese government, and unfortunately not everyone in the U.S. understands the global power that China

China puts in money, but they’re not the core of your business.

wondering if anything other than an apology from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will mend fences with China

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

preseason basketball game on Thursday between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai, China

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

China puts in money, but they’re not the core of your business.

The game’s popularity in China has soared since.

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NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai | Breitbart

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai | Breitbart

Philadelphia’s Brett Brown said he did not wish to get into specifics of the China-NBA rift, though said

I took a (lower-level) Australian team to China and the story comes there was 400 million viewers watching

co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said the damage to the NBA’s relationship with China

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league will not apologize to China

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league will not apologize to China

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams — largely because of LeBron James starring

The rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

“NBA’s cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

Many U.S. lawmakers have called for the league to take action — some even suggesting the games in China

“I regret — again, having communicated directly with many friends in China — that so many people are

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NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech - Breitbart

NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech - Breitbart

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams — largely because of LeBron James starring

This rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

“NBA’s cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

Many U.S. lawmakers have called for the league to take action — some even suggesting the games in China

“I regret — again, having communicated directly with many friends in China — that so many people are

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U.S. to hit single-malt whiskey and other EU products with tariffs as trade rift deepens

U.S. to hit single-malt whiskey and other EU products with tariffs as trade rift deepens

for the U.S. economy, which is losing speed amid the Trump administration's festering trade war with China

Unlike Trump's unilateral tariffs on billions of dollars-worth of steel, aluminum and other goods from China

Trump's aggressive use of tariffs _ especially against China _ has shaken financial markets, hobbled

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Delingpole: Bojo's Conservatives Are In Thrall to the Cult of St Greta

Delingpole: Bojo's Conservatives Are In Thrall to the Cult of St Greta

China and India — continue to rely on cheap, abundant fossil fuels.

pathetic desperation not to have too many horrid things said about them by the BBC, to try to  heal the rift

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Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

American farm goods and secure a win for an administration that has struggled to finalize trade pacts with China

Trump imposed car tariffs, causing a rift that threw the trade deal into question.

Trump’s trade war with China and his withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multicountry trade

“The American farmer and rancher has been targeted by China,” he said.

Trump added that he thinks “there’s a good chance we’re going to make a deal” with China.

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Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets US allies, too

Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets US allies, too

risked turmoil in the financial markets and damage to the U.S. economy in waging his trade war with China

The administration is seeking, for example, to tax up to $25 billion in European Union imports in a rift

Among Trump’s numerous trade fights, his standoff with China has drawn by far the most attention.

would disrupt manufacturing supply chains, raise prices for American consumers and open a diplomatic rift

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‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

“It’s only going to get worse for China.”

All the while, they have imposed tariffs on billions of each other’s products in a rift over what analysts

By then, roughly 99% of made-in-China consumer goods imported to the United States will be taxed, according

But for months, he falsely claimed that China itself paid the tariffs and that they left Americans unscathed

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Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Announce Chinese Sponsorships | Breitbart

Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Announce Chinese Sponsorships | Breitbart

Last week, in the midst of the NBA’s rift with China over a pro-democracy tweet sent by Rockets GM Daryl

Kuzma wasn’t the only player impacted by the NBA-China rift.

media relations representative and a CNN reporter, when the reporter tried to ask a question about the China

The NBA's controversy with China is not going away anytime soon, and the consequences from it will be

Read full article:: Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Ann...→
MLB postseason: Here’s why Rockies fans should root for Yankees to win the World Series

MLB postseason: Here’s why Rockies fans should root for Yankees to win the World Series

+ Broncos’ Von Miller on perceived rift between him and Vic Fangio: “There’s no other coach I’d rather

+ Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

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Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

Nor was any other player or coach in China, in an NBA game like none other.

It was the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet

anti-government protesters in Hong Kong has put a massive dent in the multibillion-dollar relationship between China

The Rockets were extremely popular in China, largely because of Yao.

But the team's merchandise has not been for sale in China for several days, and some murals featuring

Read full article:: Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA ar...→

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

carrying jerseys and shoes wait for NBA players to autograph outside the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Shanghai, China

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

It’s the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet posted

protesters in Hong Kong, and sparked fallout that has completely overshadowed the NBA’s annual trip to China

The Rockets were extremely popular in China, largely because of Yao.

Read full article:: Media events canceled in China for NBA p...→
Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game | WTOP

Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game | WTOP

game that included more than a half-dozen protests inside Capital One Arena over the NBA’s ongoing rift

The problems between the NBA and China began after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize? - Breitbart

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize? - Breitbart

He wondered if a parting of the ways between Morey and the Rockets would appease China.

China needs a statement, and for him to still be in his job is remarkable.

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Trump:  Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scared Little Boy Over NBA-China Silence

Trump: Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scared Little Boy Over NBA-China Silence

They talk badly about the United States but when the talks about China, they don’t want to say anything

Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

teams were practicing in Shanghai, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China

games were canceled as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl

Read full article:: Trump: Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scare...→

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

"China puts in money, but they're not the core of your business.

The game's popularity in China has soared since.

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

Read full article:: Amid rift with China, will the NBA be fo...→
Dennis Rodman Offers Help with NBA-China Rift: 'I Know a Thing or Two About Diplomacy'

Dennis Rodman Offers Help with NBA-China Rift: 'I Know a Thing or Two About Diplomacy'

Wednesday, suggesting that he could be of service in deescalating the growing tensions between the NBA and China

staffers telling them to avoid talking about the political situation between Hong Kong and mainland China

Dennis Rodman suggested he could play a role in alleviating the festering tension between the NBA and China

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NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

suspended — for now, at least — ties with the NBA, and that only adds to the uncertainty over whether the China

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said the damage to the NBA's relationship with China

Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

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Could Yao Ming Mend the Fences Between the NBA and China?

Could Yao Ming Mend the Fences Between the NBA and China?

"There's no question that Daryl's tweet has hit what I would describe as a third-rail issue in China,

Players and coaches were asked about the rift after the Raptors beat the Rockets 134-129.

Basketball is very popular in China, driven by roots put down there for three decades by the NBA, and

Yao Ming could be the man in the middle if the NBA and China are going to mend fences.

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NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - largely because of LeBron James starring

This rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

also canceled plans to have the G League affiliates from Houston and Dallas play preseason games in China

"How can it be possible to carry out exchanges and cooperation with China without knowing China's public

"NBA's cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

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Recession Panic May Have Passed. But the Economy Is Still at Risk.

Recession Panic May Have Passed. But the Economy Is Still at Risk.

The trade war with China went into another of its periodic phases of de-escalation, as the Trump administration

But the $20 trillion United States economy is a slow-moving beast, and just as the trade rift between

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After His Mother Died, Adam Smith Found The Secret in the Freezer

After His Mother Died, Adam Smith Found The Secret in the Freezer

Perhaps not coincidentally, about the same time that Barbara started drinking a rift formed between her

Louis Post-Dispatch and Riverfront Times published stories, as did CNN, NBC, the South China Morning

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The End of the German-American Affair

The End of the German-American Affair

With China seeking to expand its influence in Europe, and Russia eager to exploit the transatlantic rift

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How Climate Could Tear the Democratic Party Apart

How Climate Could Tear the Democratic Party Apart

As a rift builds between Republicans who do or don’t want to acknowledge climate change as a problem,

Trump amped up that skepticism as a candidate, dismissing climate change as a hoax manufactured in China

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LeBron Caves to China: Blasts 'Uneducated' Rockets GM, Free Speech | Breitbart

LeBron Caves to China: Blasts 'Uneducated' Rockets GM, Free Speech | Breitbart

That message touched off a firestorm of controversy as China canceled minor league exhibition games and

Now, with the league representatives and players back from their tumultuous trip to China, it seemed

like the news cycle of the NBA-China rift had died down.

Read full article:: LeBron Caves to China: Blasts 'Uneducate...→
Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Announce Chinese Sponsorships | Breitbart

Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Announce Chinese Sponsorships | Breitbart

Last week, in the midst of the NBA’s rift with China over a pro-democracy tweet sent by Rockets GM Daryl

Kuzma wasn’t the only player impacted by the NBA-China rift.

media relations representative and a CNN reporter, when the reporter tried to ask a question about the China

The NBA's controversy with China is not going away anytime soon, and the consequences from it will be

Read full article:: Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Ann...→
The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants

The Nets beat the Lakers 91-77 in Shenzhen, China on Saturday, capping a two-game preseason series in

China that was overshadowed by the fallout from a tweet on the protests in the country about Hong Kong

This rift involving China and the NBA began Oct. 4, when Morey tweeted an image that said "Fight For

Events in China promoting the Lakers-Nets series were canceled, NBA media partner Tencent said it was

Read full article:: The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Qui...→
NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

We have the choice to like NBA players or not, meanwhile, NBA should respect China.

Only by this way, NBA would have more fans and a bigger market in China."

In Tokyo, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said questions about the China-NBA rift are thorny to answer.

But he also said he didn't think it was wise to discuss the nuances of this rift without fully grasping

The NBA will complete its trip to China in silence.

Read full article:: NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of...→

Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

Nor was any other player or coach in China, in an NBA game like none other.

It was the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet

anti-government protesters in Hong Kong has put a massive dent in the multibillion-dollar relationship between China

The Rockets were extremely popular in China, largely because of Yao.

But the team's merchandise has not been for sale in China for several days, and some murals featuring

Read full article:: Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA ar...→
U.S. and China restart trade talks amid modest hopes for progress

U.S. and China restart trade talks amid modest hopes for progress

Economic growth in both the U.S. and China have slowed this year, raising pressure on the sides to strike

escalation of the 15-month trade fight, but is unlikely to resolve key issues, such as U.S. demands that China

markets have been volatile this year, with a range of industries expressing concern that the deepening rift

Read full article:: U.S. and China restart trade talks amid ...→

UK, Irish leaders to meet as Brexit deal hopes wane

It's the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet posted

Read full article:: UK, Irish leaders to meet as Brexit deal...→
Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game | WTOP

Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game | WTOP

game that included more than a half-dozen protests inside Capital One Arena over the NBA’s ongoing rift

The problems between the NBA and China began after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted

Read full article:: Protesters show support for Hong Kong at...→
Former pro basketball player on league's China controversy: Politicians 'should stay out of this'

Former pro basketball player on league's China controversy: Politicians 'should stay out of this'

Power struggle emerges in China-NBA rift; reaction from former NBA player Brock Gillespie.

Adam Silver for his handling of the growing controversy surrounding the NBA's business interests in China

Nets event on Tuesday and state broadcaster CCTV said it would no longer air preseason games played in China

NBA's developmental league as well as in leagues around the world, defended the NBA and argued that China

Silver Wednesday for his handling of the growing controversy surrounding the NBA's business interests in China

Read full article:: Former pro basketball player on league's...→
Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Washington at Wizards game

Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Washington at Wizards game

protested at a Washington Wizards preseason game Wednesday night against the Guangzhou Loong Lions from China

China and the NBA are at odds after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted an image that

9 over an extradition bill that speaks more broadly to how China governs the jurisdiction.

His approach appeased neither Hong Kong independence activists nor China.

rift, the game became a ripe target for demonstration.

Read full article:: Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Was...→
Trump:  Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scared Little Boy Over NBA-China Silence

Trump: Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scared Little Boy Over NBA-China Silence

They talk badly about the United States but when the talks about China, they don’t want to say anything

Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

teams were practicing in Shanghai, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China

games were canceled as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

wondering if anything other than an apology from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will mend fences with China

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

is Chinese government, and unfortunately not everyone in the U.S. understands the global power that China

China puts in money, but they’re not the core of your business.

wondering if anything other than an apology from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will mend fences with China

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

When major corporations have done something to anger Chinese authorities in recent years, the playbook has called for one thing: an apology. Marriott issued one. So did Delta. Mercedes-Benz, too. T…

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Dennis Rodman Offers Help with NBA-China Rift: 'I Know a Thing or Two About Diplomacy'

Dennis Rodman Offers Help with NBA-China Rift: 'I Know a Thing or Two About Diplomacy'

Wednesday, suggesting that he could be of service in deescalating the growing tensions between the NBA and China

staffers telling them to avoid talking about the political situation between Hong Kong and mainland China

Dennis Rodman suggested he could play a role in alleviating the festering tension between the NBA and China

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NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai | Breitbart

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai | Breitbart

Philadelphia’s Brett Brown said he did not wish to get into specifics of the China-NBA rift, though said

I took a (lower-level) Australian team to China and the story comes there was 400 million viewers watching

co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said the damage to the NBA’s relationship with China

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NBA postpones Nets-Lakers media sessions in Shanghai

Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

practicing in Shanghai on Wednesday, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China

games were called off as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

Philadelphia's Brett Brown said he did not wish to get into specifics of the China-NBA rift, though said

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Could Yao Ming Mend the Fences Between the NBA and China?

Could Yao Ming Mend the Fences Between the NBA and China?

"There's no question that Daryl's tweet has hit what I would describe as a third-rail issue in China,

Players and coaches were asked about the rift after the Raptors beat the Rockets 134-129.

Basketball is very popular in China, driven by roots put down there for three decades by the NBA, and

Yao Ming could be the man in the middle if the NBA and China are going to mend fences.

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NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech - Breitbart

NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech - Breitbart

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams — largely because of LeBron James starring

This rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

“NBA’s cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

Many U.S. lawmakers have called for the league to take action — some even suggesting the games in China

“I regret — again, having communicated directly with many friends in China — that so many people are

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Brooklyn Nets Owner Defends Chinese Sovereignty Amid Hong Kong-Rockets Rift

Brooklyn Nets Owner Defends Chinese Sovereignty Amid Hong Kong-Rockets Rift

is one of those third-rail issues, not only for the Chinese government, but also for all citizens in China

Governor of one of the 30 NBA teams, and a Chinese having spent a good part of my professional life in China

China’s suffering in the 19th and 20th centuries at the hands of foreign powers, saying they bullied China

That period is known in China as the “Century of National Humiliation”, ending with the Communist takeover

New York (AFP) - Freedom of expression does not extend to issues China deems untouchable, the Taiwanese-Canadian

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Recession Panic May Have Passed. But the Economy Is Still at Risk.

Recession Panic May Have Passed. But the Economy Is Still at Risk.

The trade war with China went into another of its periodic phases of de-escalation, as the Trump administration

But the $20 trillion United States economy is a slow-moving beast, and just as the trade rift between

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Delingpole: Bojo's Conservatives Are In Thrall to the Cult of St Greta

Delingpole: Bojo's Conservatives Are In Thrall to the Cult of St Greta

China and India — continue to rely on cheap, abundant fossil fuels.

pathetic desperation not to have too many horrid things said about them by the BBC, to try to  heal the rift

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Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

clause in the pact that would cause the agreement to expire if Trump imposed car tariffs, causing a rift

Trump and his advisers are bogged down in difficult trade negotiations with China, and waiting on congressional

criticism from American farmers who have complained of lost markets as a result of Trump’s trade war with China

said on Wednesday that he signed the deal with Japan to help farmers who have been hurt by the tariffs China

Trump added that he thinks “there’s a good chance we’re going to make a deal” with China.

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The End of the German-American Affair

The End of the German-American Affair

With China seeking to expand its influence in Europe, and Russia eager to exploit the transatlantic rift

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Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets US allies, too

Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets US allies, too

risked turmoil in the financial markets and damage to the U.S. economy in waging his trade war with China

The administration is seeking, for example, to tax up to $25 billion in European Union imports in a rift

Among Trump’s numerous trade fights, his standoff with China has drawn by far the most attention.

would disrupt manufacturing supply chains, raise prices for American consumers and open a diplomatic rift

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Crumbling alliances threaten Trump’s North Korea nuclear diplomacy

Crumbling alliances threaten Trump’s North Korea nuclear diplomacy

criticism, the Trump administration is facing calls to tread with care in its efforts to contain the rift

fellow democracies aligned against the prospect of an increasingly influential and militarized communist China

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Report: Apple Cautioned Apple TV+ Show Developers Not to Anger China | Breitbart

Report: Apple Cautioned Apple TV+ Show Developers Not to Anger China | Breitbart

early 2018, Apple leadership gave guidance to the creators of some of those shows to avoid portraying China

in a poor light, as part of Apple’s efforts to make amends with China after a 2016 incident in which

Apple’s iTunes Movies and iBooks Store in 2016, just six months after the applications launched in China

The Disney-owned ESPN recently forbade its journalists from discussing the relationship between China

of the company's efforts to heal a rift with Beijing, according to a recent report.

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Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

International DJ Zedd claimed he was “permanently banned from China” after liking a tweet from the adult

animated show “South Park,” following a rift between the show and the Communist government.

Zedd shared the news on Twitter Thursday, saying “I just got permanently banned from China because I

and included a jab at the NBA over its own recent dealings with China.

animated show “South Park,” following a rift between the show and the Communist government.  

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MLB postseason: Here’s why Rockies fans should root for Yankees to win the World Series

MLB postseason: Here’s why Rockies fans should root for Yankees to win the World Series

+ Broncos’ Von Miller on perceived rift between him and Vic Fangio: “There’s no other coach I’d rather

+ Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

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NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip

NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip

decided to stay silent for the remainder of its trip with the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in China

would be no media availability for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver or the teams at the first game of the China

It's part of a rift that began last week when Houston general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support for

NBA says Lakers and Nets will play again to finish China trip, but without any media availabilities

Read full article:: NBA decides to remain silent for rest of...→
Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

It was the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet

Read full article:: Media events canceled in China for NBA p...→

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

carrying jerseys and shoes wait for NBA players to autograph outside the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Shanghai, China

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

It’s the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet posted

protesters in Hong Kong, and sparked fallout that has completely overshadowed the NBA’s annual trip to China

The Rockets were extremely popular in China, largely because of Yao.

Read full article:: Media events canceled in China for NBA p...→

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

such as news conferences have been canceled inside the arena hosting Thursday's NBA preseason game in China

The tweet, expressing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, set off a rift that has completely

overshadowed the NBA's annual trip to China.

The relationship between the NBA and China has been beyond strained since Morey sent the tweet, which

They asked the NBA to, among other things, suspend activities in China until what they called the selective

Read full article:: Media events canceled in China for NBA p...→
NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai Amid China Rift

NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai Amid China Rift

They asked the NBA to, among other things, suspend activities in China until what they called the selective

companies that have suspended ties with the NBA for now, only adding to the uncertainty surrounding the China

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize? - Breitbart

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize? - Breitbart

He wondered if a parting of the ways between Morey and the Rockets would appease China.

China needs a statement, and for him to still be in his job is remarkable.

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NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

At least two other NBA events to be held Wednesday before the start of the China games were canceled

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

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Watching first-hand as China tears away from NBA

Watching first-hand as China tears away from NBA

SHANGHAI — The NBA’s relationship with basketball-mad China is frayed.

The fundamental rift between communism and the American bedrock of free speech has bled over into basketball

-based team in China, thanks to Yao Ming. But that’s past tense.

After all, China is the NBA’s top international market.

SHANGHAI — The NBA’s relationship with basketball-mad China is frayed.

Read full article:: Watching first-hand as China tears away ...→

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

"China puts in money, but they're not the core of your business.

The game's popularity in China has soared since.

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

preseason basketball game on Thursday between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai, China

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

China puts in money, but they’re not the core of your business.

The game’s popularity in China has soared since.

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Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being Canceled

Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being Canceled

SHANGHAI (AP/CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Lakers preseason games against the Brooklyn Nets in China are at

risk of being canceled amid the ongoing rift following Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s

between the Nets and Lakers in Shanghai, China.

Wheels up to China ✈️ #LakeShow pic.twitter.com/jES55OB6DW

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

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NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

suspended — for now, at least — ties with the NBA, and that only adds to the uncertainty over whether the China

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said the damage to the NBA's relationship with China

Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league will not apologize to China

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league will not apologize to China

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams — largely because of LeBron James starring

The rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

“NBA’s cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

Many U.S. lawmakers have called for the league to take action — some even suggesting the games in China

“I regret — again, having communicated directly with many friends in China — that so many people are

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With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - largely because of LeBron James starring

The NBA is not the first major corporation to deal with criticism from China over political differences

hotel operator Marriott, fashion brand Zara and others also have found themselves in conflicts with China

The rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - large

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NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - largely because of LeBron James starring

This rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

also canceled plans to have the G League affiliates from Houston and Dallas play preseason games in China

"How can it be possible to carry out exchanges and cooperation with China without knowing China's public

"NBA's cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

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U.S. to hit single-malt whiskey and other EU products with tariffs as trade rift deepens

U.S. to hit single-malt whiskey and other EU products with tariffs as trade rift deepens

for the U.S. economy, which is losing speed amid the Trump administration's festering trade war with China

Unlike Trump's unilateral tariffs on billions of dollars-worth of steel, aluminum and other goods from China

Trump's aggressive use of tariffs _ especially against China _ has shaken financial markets, hobbled

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Every year, humans pump 100 times more CO2 into the atmosphere than all the volcanoes in the world combined

Every year, humans pump 100 times more CO2 into the atmosphere than all the volcanoes in the world combined

include super-regions where large amounts of CO2 are released—including Yellowstone, The East Africa Rift

valley and the Technong volcanic province in China.

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After His Mother Died, Adam Smith Found The Secret in the Freezer

After His Mother Died, Adam Smith Found The Secret in the Freezer

Perhaps not coincidentally, about the same time that Barbara started drinking a rift formed between her

Louis Post-Dispatch and Riverfront Times published stories, as did CNN, NBC, the South China Morning

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Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

American farm goods and secure a win for an administration that has struggled to finalize trade pacts with China

Trump imposed car tariffs, causing a rift that threw the trade deal into question.

Trump’s trade war with China and his withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multicountry trade

“The American farmer and rancher has been targeted by China,” he said.

Trump added that he thinks “there’s a good chance we’re going to make a deal” with China.

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U.S. might approve the 737 MAX to fly — but will the world follow?

U.S. might approve the 737 MAX to fly — but will the world follow?

The U.S. agency discounted the idea of a rift, saying in a statement that is "has a transparent and collaborative

The first to ground the jet after the Ethiopia crash was China, which has had an increasingly fraught

Read full article:: U.S. might approve the 737 MAX to fly — ...→
How Climate Could Tear the Democratic Party Apart

How Climate Could Tear the Democratic Party Apart

As a rift builds between Republicans who do or don’t want to acknowledge climate change as a problem,

Trump amped up that skepticism as a candidate, dismissing climate change as a hoax manufactured in China

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‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

“It’s only going to get worse for China.”

All the while, they have imposed tariffs on billions of each other’s products in a rift over what analysts

By then, roughly 99% of made-in-China consumer goods imported to the United States will be taxed, according

But for months, he falsely claimed that China itself paid the tariffs and that they left Americans unscathed

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LeBron Caves to China: Blasts 'Uneducated' Rockets GM, Free Speech | Breitbart

LeBron Caves to China: Blasts 'Uneducated' Rockets GM, Free Speech | Breitbart

That message touched off a firestorm of controversy as China canceled minor league exhibition games and

Now, with the league representatives and players back from their tumultuous trip to China, it seemed

like the news cycle of the NBA-China rift had died down.

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Report: Apple Cautioned Apple TV+ Show Developers Not to Anger China | Breitbart

Report: Apple Cautioned Apple TV+ Show Developers Not to Anger China | Breitbart

early 2018, Apple leadership gave guidance to the creators of some of those shows to avoid portraying China

in a poor light, as part of Apple’s efforts to make amends with China after a 2016 incident in which

Apple’s iTunes Movies and iBooks Store in 2016, just six months after the applications launched in China

The Disney-owned ESPN recently forbade its journalists from discussing the relationship between China

of the company's efforts to heal a rift with Beijing, according to a recent report.

Read full article:: Report: Apple Cautioned Apple TV+ Show D...→
Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Announce Chinese Sponsorships | Breitbart

Report: NBA Players Cancels Plans to Announce Chinese Sponsorships | Breitbart

Last week, in the midst of the NBA’s rift with China over a pro-democracy tweet sent by Rockets GM Daryl

Kuzma wasn’t the only player impacted by the NBA-China rift.

media relations representative and a CNN reporter, when the reporter tried to ask a question about the China

The NBA's controversy with China is not going away anytime soon, and the consequences from it will be

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Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' from China after liking 'South Park' tweet, musician claims

International DJ Zedd claimed he was “permanently banned from China” after liking a tweet from the adult

animated show “South Park,” following a rift between the show and the Communist government.

Zedd shared the news on Twitter Thursday, saying “I just got permanently banned from China because I

and included a jab at the NBA over its own recent dealings with China.

animated show “South Park,” following a rift between the show and the Communist government.  

Read full article:: Grammy winner Zedd 'permanently banned' ...→
The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants

The Nets beat the Lakers 91-77 in Shenzhen, China on Saturday, capping a two-game preseason series in

China that was overshadowed by the fallout from a tweet on the protests in the country about Hong Kong

This rift involving China and the NBA began Oct. 4, when Morey tweeted an image that said "Fight For

Events in China promoting the Lakers-Nets series were canceled, NBA media partner Tencent said it was

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MLB postseason: Here’s why Rockies fans should root for Yankees to win the World Series

MLB postseason: Here’s why Rockies fans should root for Yankees to win the World Series

+ Broncos’ Von Miller on perceived rift between him and Vic Fangio: “There’s no other coach I’d rather

+ Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

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NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

We have the choice to like NBA players or not, meanwhile, NBA should respect China.

Only by this way, NBA would have more fans and a bigger market in China."

In Tokyo, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said questions about the China-NBA rift are thorny to answer.

But he also said he didn't think it was wise to discuss the nuances of this rift without fully grasping

The NBA will complete its trip to China in silence.

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NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip

NBA decides to remain silent for rest of China trip

decided to stay silent for the remainder of its trip with the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in China

would be no media availability for NBA Commissioner Adam Silver or the teams at the first game of the China

It's part of a rift that began last week when Houston general manager Daryl Morey tweeted support for

NBA says Lakers and Nets will play again to finish China trip, but without any media availabilities

Read full article:: NBA decides to remain silent for rest of...→

Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

Nor was any other player or coach in China, in an NBA game like none other.

It was the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet

anti-government protesters in Hong Kong has put a massive dent in the multibillion-dollar relationship between China

The Rockets were extremely popular in China, largely because of Yao.

But the team's merchandise has not been for sale in China for several days, and some murals featuring

Read full article:: Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA ar...→
Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

It was the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet

Read full article:: Media events canceled in China for NBA p...→
U.S. and China restart trade talks amid modest hopes for progress

U.S. and China restart trade talks amid modest hopes for progress

Economic growth in both the U.S. and China have slowed this year, raising pressure on the sides to strike

escalation of the 15-month trade fight, but is unlikely to resolve key issues, such as U.S. demands that China

markets have been volatile this year, with a range of industries expressing concern that the deepening rift

Read full article:: U.S. and China restart trade talks amid ...→

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

carrying jerseys and shoes wait for NBA players to autograph outside the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Shanghai, China

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

It’s the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet posted

protesters in Hong Kong, and sparked fallout that has completely overshadowed the NBA’s annual trip to China

The Rockets were extremely popular in China, largely because of Yao.

Read full article:: Media events canceled in China for NBA p...→

UK, Irish leaders to meet as Brexit deal hopes wane

It's the latest salvo in the rift between the league and China stemming from a since-deleted tweet posted

Read full article:: UK, Irish leaders to meet as Brexit deal...→

Media events canceled in China for NBA preseason game

such as news conferences have been canceled inside the arena hosting Thursday's NBA preseason game in China

The tweet, expressing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, set off a rift that has completely

overshadowed the NBA's annual trip to China.

The relationship between the NBA and China has been beyond strained since Morey sent the tweet, which

They asked the NBA to, among other things, suspend activities in China until what they called the selective

Read full article:: Media events canceled in China for NBA p...→
Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game | WTOP

Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game | WTOP

game that included more than a half-dozen protests inside Capital One Arena over the NBA’s ongoing rift

The problems between the NBA and China began after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted

Read full article:: Protesters show support for Hong Kong at...→
NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai Amid China Rift

NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai Amid China Rift

They asked the NBA to, among other things, suspend activities in China until what they called the selective

companies that have suspended ties with the NBA for now, only adding to the uncertainty surrounding the China

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

Read full article:: NBA Postpones Media Sessions in Shanghai...→
Former pro basketball player on league's China controversy: Politicians 'should stay out of this'

Former pro basketball player on league's China controversy: Politicians 'should stay out of this'

Power struggle emerges in China-NBA rift; reaction from former NBA player Brock Gillespie.

Adam Silver for his handling of the growing controversy surrounding the NBA's business interests in China

Nets event on Tuesday and state broadcaster CCTV said it would no longer air preseason games played in China

NBA's developmental league as well as in leagues around the world, defended the NBA and argued that China

Silver Wednesday for his handling of the growing controversy surrounding the NBA's business interests in China

Read full article:: Former pro basketball player on league's...→
Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize? - Breitbart

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize? - Breitbart

He wondered if a parting of the ways between Morey and the Rockets would appease China.

China needs a statement, and for him to still be in his job is remarkable.

Read full article:: Amid rift with China, will the NBA be fo...→
Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Washington at Wizards game

Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Washington at Wizards game

protested at a Washington Wizards preseason game Wednesday night against the Guangzhou Loong Lions from China

China and the NBA are at odds after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted an image that

9 over an extradition bill that speaks more broadly to how China governs the jurisdiction.

His approach appeased neither Hong Kong independence activists nor China.

rift, the game became a ripe target for demonstration.

Read full article:: Anti-China protesters demonstrate in Was...→

NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

At least two other NBA events to be held Wednesday before the start of the China games were canceled

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift

Read full article:: NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai...→
Trump:  Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scared Little Boy Over NBA-China Silence

Trump: Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scared Little Boy Over NBA-China Silence

They talk badly about the United States but when the talks about China, they don’t want to say anything

Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

teams were practicing in Shanghai, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China

games were canceled as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl

Read full article:: Trump: Warriors Steve Kerr Like A Scare...→
Watching first-hand as China tears away from NBA

Watching first-hand as China tears away from NBA

SHANGHAI — The NBA’s relationship with basketball-mad China is frayed.

The fundamental rift between communism and the American bedrock of free speech has bled over into basketball

-based team in China, thanks to Yao Ming. But that’s past tense.

After all, China is the NBA’s top international market.

SHANGHAI — The NBA’s relationship with basketball-mad China is frayed.

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

wondering if anything other than an apology from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will mend fences with China

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

is Chinese government, and unfortunately not everyone in the U.S. understands the global power that China

China puts in money, but they’re not the core of your business.

wondering if anything other than an apology from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will mend fences with China

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

"China puts in money, but they're not the core of your business.

The game's popularity in China has soared since.

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

When major corporations have done something to anger Chinese authorities in recent years, the playbook has called for one thing: an apology. Marriott issued one. So did Delta. Mercedes-Benz, too. T…

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Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

preseason basketball game on Thursday between the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai, China

The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in

If China does not broadcast games, this is a major financial problem for the NBA.

China puts in money, but they’re not the core of your business.

The game’s popularity in China has soared since.

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Dennis Rodman Offers Help with NBA-China Rift: 'I Know a Thing or Two About Diplomacy'

Dennis Rodman Offers Help with NBA-China Rift: 'I Know a Thing or Two About Diplomacy'

Wednesday, suggesting that he could be of service in deescalating the growing tensions between the NBA and China

staffers telling them to avoid talking about the political situation between Hong Kong and mainland China

Dennis Rodman suggested he could play a role in alleviating the festering tension between the NBA and China

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Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being Canceled

Lakers Preseason Games In China At Risk Of Being Canceled

SHANGHAI (AP/CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Lakers preseason games against the Brooklyn Nets in China are at

risk of being canceled amid the ongoing rift following Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s

between the Nets and Lakers in Shanghai, China.

Wheels up to China ✈️ #LakeShow pic.twitter.com/jES55OB6DW

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

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NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai | Breitbart

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai | Breitbart

Philadelphia’s Brett Brown said he did not wish to get into specifics of the China-NBA rift, though said

I took a (lower-level) Australian team to China and the story comes there was 400 million viewers watching

co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said the damage to the NBA’s relationship with China

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NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

NBA Postpones Nets-Lakers Media Sessions in Shanghai

suspended — for now, at least — ties with the NBA, and that only adds to the uncertainty over whether the China

Other firms such as apparel company Li-Ning announced similar moves earlier this week, as the rift was

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said the damage to the NBA's relationship with China

Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

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NBA postpones Nets-Lakers media sessions in Shanghai

Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China

practicing in Shanghai on Wednesday, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China

games were called off as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager

All around China, stores that sell NBA merchandise were removing Rockets-related apparel from shelves

Philadelphia's Brett Brown said he did not wish to get into specifics of the China-NBA rift, though said

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league will not apologize to China

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league will not apologize to China

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams — largely because of LeBron James starring

The rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

“NBA’s cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

Many U.S. lawmakers have called for the league to take action — some even suggesting the games in China

“I regret — again, having communicated directly with many friends in China — that so many people are

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Could Yao Ming Mend the Fences Between the NBA and China?

Could Yao Ming Mend the Fences Between the NBA and China?

"There's no question that Daryl's tweet has hit what I would describe as a third-rail issue in China,

Players and coaches were asked about the rift after the Raptors beat the Rockets 134-129.

Basketball is very popular in China, driven by roots put down there for three decades by the NBA, and

Yao Ming could be the man in the middle if the NBA and China are going to mend fences.

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With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - largely because of LeBron James starring

The NBA is not the first major corporation to deal with criticism from China over political differences

hotel operator Marriott, fashion brand Zara and others also have found themselves in conflicts with China

The rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - large

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NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech - Breitbart

NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech - Breitbart

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams — largely because of LeBron James starring

This rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

“NBA’s cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

Many U.S. lawmakers have called for the league to take action — some even suggesting the games in China

“I regret — again, having communicated directly with many friends in China — that so many people are

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NBA Commissioner says league will support freedom of speech

Basketball is wildly popular in China and those two teams - largely because of LeBron James starring

This rift between China and the NBA started late last week when Morey tweeted a now-deleted image that

also canceled plans to have the G League affiliates from Houston and Dallas play preseason games in China

"How can it be possible to carry out exchanges and cooperation with China without knowing China's public

"NBA's cooperation with China has been going on for quite a long time, so for what should be said and

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Brooklyn Nets Owner Defends Chinese Sovereignty Amid Hong Kong-Rockets Rift

Brooklyn Nets Owner Defends Chinese Sovereignty Amid Hong Kong-Rockets Rift

is one of those third-rail issues, not only for the Chinese government, but also for all citizens in China

Governor of one of the 30 NBA teams, and a Chinese having spent a good part of my professional life in China

China’s suffering in the 19th and 20th centuries at the hands of foreign powers, saying they bullied China

That period is known in China as the “Century of National Humiliation”, ending with the Communist takeover

New York (AFP) - Freedom of expression does not extend to issues China deems untouchable, the Taiwanese-Canadian

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U.S. to hit single-malt whiskey and other EU products with tariffs as trade rift deepens

U.S. to hit single-malt whiskey and other EU products with tariffs as trade rift deepens

for the U.S. economy, which is losing speed amid the Trump administration's festering trade war with China

Unlike Trump's unilateral tariffs on billions of dollars-worth of steel, aluminum and other goods from China

Trump's aggressive use of tariffs _ especially against China _ has shaken financial markets, hobbled

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Recession Panic May Have Passed. But the Economy Is Still at Risk.

Recession Panic May Have Passed. But the Economy Is Still at Risk.

The trade war with China went into another of its periodic phases of de-escalation, as the Trump administration

But the $20 trillion United States economy is a slow-moving beast, and just as the trade rift between

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Every year, humans pump 100 times more CO2 into the atmosphere than all the volcanoes in the world combined

Every year, humans pump 100 times more CO2 into the atmosphere than all the volcanoes in the world combined

include super-regions where large amounts of CO2 are released—including Yellowstone, The East Africa Rift

valley and the Technong volcanic province in China.

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Delingpole: Bojo's Conservatives Are In Thrall to the Cult of St Greta

Delingpole: Bojo's Conservatives Are In Thrall to the Cult of St Greta

China and India — continue to rely on cheap, abundant fossil fuels.

pathetic desperation not to have too many horrid things said about them by the BBC, to try to  heal the rift

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After His Mother Died, Adam Smith Found The Secret in the Freezer

After His Mother Died, Adam Smith Found The Secret in the Freezer

Perhaps not coincidentally, about the same time that Barbara started drinking a rift formed between her

Louis Post-Dispatch and Riverfront Times published stories, as did CNN, NBC, the South China Morning

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Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

clause in the pact that would cause the agreement to expire if Trump imposed car tariffs, causing a rift

Trump and his advisers are bogged down in difficult trade negotiations with China, and waiting on congressional

criticism from American farmers who have complained of lost markets as a result of Trump’s trade war with China

said on Wednesday that he signed the deal with Japan to help farmers who have been hurt by the tariffs China

Trump added that he thinks “there’s a good chance we’re going to make a deal” with China.

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Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

Trump Announces Limited Trade Pact With Japan

American farm goods and secure a win for an administration that has struggled to finalize trade pacts with China

Trump imposed car tariffs, causing a rift that threw the trade deal into question.

Trump’s trade war with China and his withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multicountry trade

“The American farmer and rancher has been targeted by China,” he said.

Trump added that he thinks “there’s a good chance we’re going to make a deal” with China.

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The End of the German-American Affair

The End of the German-American Affair

With China seeking to expand its influence in Europe, and Russia eager to exploit the transatlantic rift

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U.S. might approve the 737 MAX to fly — but will the world follow?

U.S. might approve the 737 MAX to fly — but will the world follow?

The U.S. agency discounted the idea of a rift, saying in a statement that is "has a transparent and collaborative

The first to ground the jet after the Ethiopia crash was China, which has had an increasingly fraught

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Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets US allies, too

Friendly fire: In trade fights, Trump targets US allies, too

risked turmoil in the financial markets and damage to the U.S. economy in waging his trade war with China

The administration is seeking, for example, to tax up to $25 billion in European Union imports in a rift

Among Trump’s numerous trade fights, his standoff with China has drawn by far the most attention.

would disrupt manufacturing supply chains, raise prices for American consumers and open a diplomatic rift

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How Climate Could Tear the Democratic Party Apart

How Climate Could Tear the Democratic Party Apart

As a rift builds between Republicans who do or don’t want to acknowledge climate change as a problem,

Trump amped up that skepticism as a candidate, dismissing climate change as a hoax manufactured in China

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Crumbling alliances threaten Trump’s North Korea nuclear diplomacy

Crumbling alliances threaten Trump’s North Korea nuclear diplomacy

criticism, the Trump administration is facing calls to tread with care in its efforts to contain the rift

fellow democracies aligned against the prospect of an increasingly influential and militarized communist China

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‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

“It’s only going to get worse for China.”

All the while, they have imposed tariffs on billions of each other’s products in a rift over what analysts

By then, roughly 99% of made-in-China consumer goods imported to the United States will be taxed, according

But for months, he falsely claimed that China itself paid the tariffs and that they left Americans unscathed

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