Andrew Bogut of Australia (centre) reacts during their Fiba World Cup semi-final match against Spain in Beijing. Photo: AP

NBA player silence is about losing China money, says Andrew Bogut

  • Outspoken Australian fined US$8,000 by Fiba for foul-mouthed outburst at World Cup in China in September
  • NBA champion says he was not ‘calling out’ players but stating ‘fact’
Topic |   NBA (National Basketball Association)

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Andrew Bogut of Australia (centre) reacts during their Fiba World Cup semi-final match against Spain in Beijing. Photo: AP
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Andrew Bogut in action for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer/File Photo

NBA China crisis: Andrew Bogut tells of death threats from Sun Yang fans, lost sponsorship deals over Hong Kong protests

  • Family threatened online after tweeting about Chinese swimmer, 34-year-old reveals in article for The Daily Telegraph
  • He believes athletes should be honest about reasons for not commenting on China, as NBA row rumbles on
Topic |   NBA (National Basketball Association)

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Andrew Bogut in action for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA. Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer/File Photo
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