Chinese fans turned out in their thousands to watch the Los Angeles Lakers play the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AP
Chinese fans turned out in their thousands to watch the Los Angeles Lakers play the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AP

Game over? Meet the Chinese NBA fans calling time out over Daryl Morey’s Hong Kong tweet

  • ‘In a country where people are very sensitive to politics, such remarks can’t just be ignored,’ Beijinger says as he turns his back on 30 years of devotion to American basketball
  • ‘It’s my loss and their loss, but we can’t support the NBA any more,’ says another as he puts his country ahead of his beloved Lakers

Chinese fans turned out in their thousands to watch the Los Angeles Lakers play the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AP
Chinese fans turned out in their thousands to watch the Los Angeles Lakers play the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai on Thursday. Photo: AP
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