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Houston Rockets, NBA Face Backlash After Tweet Supporting Hong Kong Protesters

NPR Tuesday, 8 October 2019
The Houston Rockets' general manager deleted his tweet, but the team immediately faced backlash from China, where the NBA has a big following. Ben Cohen, a Wall Street Journal reporter, explains.
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