NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the loses “have already been substantial” in the fallout. Photo: AFP

NBA boss Adam Silver says Chinese government asked him to fire Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey

  • In his first interview since returning to the US, Adam Silver clarifies a number of positions about the NBA’s crisis with China
  • Silver reveals that Chinese government officials asked him to fire Morey who sent out a tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters
Topic |   NBA (National Basketball Association)

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the loses “have already been substantial” in the fallout. Photo: AFP
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Activists hold up a sign before an NBA exhibition basketball game between the Washington Wizards and the Guangzhou Loong-Lions on October 9, 2019, in Washington. Photo: AP

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests expected at Vancouver NBA pre-season game today

  • The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation say a local group is planning to ‘protest against human rights abuses of the Chinese government’ at the game
  • The Los Angeles Clippers will take on the Dallas Mavericks, tipping off at 10.30am Hong Kong time
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Activists hold up a sign before an NBA exhibition basketball game between the Washington Wizards and the Guangzhou Loong-Lions on October 9, 2019, in Washington. Photo: AP
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