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China Cancels Lakers’ NBA Cares Event

China has canceled an NBA Cares event featuring the Los Angeles Lakers, as the communist nation continues to retaliate against the NBA after Rockets GM Daryl Morey tweeted support for pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong.

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Despite China Appeasement, NBA Says Free Speech Remains Vital

TOKYO (AP) — 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 games in that country later this week.

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