US Senator Rick Scott has demanded a meeting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver over the league’s response to the Houston Rockets’ general manager expressing support for protesters in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

US Senator Rick Scott demands meeting with NBA boss over Houston Rockets China furore following pro-Hong Kong protest tweet by GM Daryl Morey

  • Backlash is growing over league’s statement on Rockets GM’s tweet in support of Hong Kong protests
  • Florida Republican Scott seeks sit-down with commissioner Adam Silver about ‘NBA’s involvement in Communist China’
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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US Senator Rick Scott has demanded a meeting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver over the league’s response to the Houston Rockets’ general manager expressing support for protesters in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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The Brooklyn Nets’ Caris LeVert signs autographs for fans outside the Shanghri-La hotel in Shanghai. Photo: Thomas Yau

Brooklyn Nets’ NBA community event in Shanghai abruptly cancelled by government as China political storm rages on

  • The NBA franchise was expected to engage in a community development event in Shanghai on Tuesday
  • Event was cancelled at short notice with no explanation offered
Topic |   NBA (National Basketball Association)

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The Brooklyn Nets’ Caris LeVert signs autographs for fans outside the Shanghri-La hotel in Shanghai. Photo: Thomas Yau
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