NBA stands to lose billions as China lashes out over tweet

NBA stands to lose billions as China lashes out over tweet

As the dispute following a tweet grows in China, NBA faces a dilemma between standing for its values or risking a market with 600 million fans and billions of dollars from lucrative TV and merchandising contracts. It issued an immediate apology following a tweet from Daryl Morey, GM Houston Rockets, and retaliation from China. NBA has disassociated itself from Morey’s views.

KCooper
KCooper
porcus
porcus 4 months

Bunch of greedy cowards who are more concerned about money than free speech or other Western rights.

CanadaIsAlreadyGreat
CanadaIsAlreadyGreat 4 months

There is a big difference between "losing" billions, and losing the potential to earn them.

SimonR
SimonR 4 months

You think the Chinese people will settle for having the NBA banned? Well they settled for communism 🤷‍♂️

Hannibal
Hannibal 4 months

Sounds like Trump needs to increase the tariffs... Could you imagine punishing countries for anti-democratic behavior? You know, living up to our f***ing values...

not the 1%
not the 1% 4 months

Now all the Chinese need to do is test all their military hardware on the defenceless Uighurs , like drones, etc, totally destroy their infrastructure, blockade any and all goods from coming in, and they would come kinda close to our good friends those free-speech-crazy democracy-loving Israelis

Pj Sina
Pj Sina 4 months

what porcus said

not the 1%
not the 1% 4 months

U mean to say China is “SANCTIONING” the NBA!?!? Where would they have got the idea for sanctions?? Lmfao Wonder when they will send ambassadors to meet with Black lives matter, and clog up the nations airports with some “not so peaceful” protests?

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 4 months

FUCK YOUR MARKET SHARE! Principles should come FIRST! Money in contrast to Principles and Morals are valueless.

Kyle Broflovski
Kyle Broflovski 4 months

They deserve it. That's what you get for bending over for the censors. Whatever you give them, they always want more.

Wholly
Wholly 4 months

The people of Hong Kong need protection. We all saw this coming for them eventually. But having an opinion is different than action.

Rocky
Rocky 4 months

Chinese money was never theirs to begin with. Turn your back on them there is enough decent people that will support the NBA without Chinese influence and many more that would if you took a stand for the people not a government.

Tsila Noitan (Backer)
Tsila Noitan (Backer) 4 months

um why is it a picture of Stephen a Smith

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