Hong Kong protesters outraged over LeBron's China comments
Wednesday, 16 October 2019 Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam was shouted down as she tried to deliver an important annual speech. That chaotic scene follows controversial comments by NBA star LeBron James, who appeared to support China rather than pro-democracy demonstrators. His remarks outraged protesters, who are also punishing brands that appear to take China's side. Ramy Inocencio reports.
LOS ANGELES — LeBron James spoke Monday night for the first time about China's temper tantrum over Rocket GM Daryl Morey's Hong Kong tweet, unfortunately he decided to blast Morey and side with the authoritarian dictatorship in Beijing instead.
With one pre-game press conference at Staples Center,...
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