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LeBron James addresses 'tough situation' after China backlash

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 15 October 2019
LeBron James made headlines with his remarks Monday about China, Hong Kong and a pro-Hong Kong tweet, some would say for all the wrong reasons.
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