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NBA Will Not Have Media Availability For Remainder of China Trip

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NBA Will Not Have Media Availability For Remainder of China Trip

NBA Will Not Have Media Availability For Remainder of China Trip

NBA Will Not Have Media Availability For Remainder of China Trip .

The Lakers and Nets will conclude the 2019 China Games on Saturday, but the teams won't be speaking to the media.

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We have decided not to hold media availability for our teams for the remainder of our trip in China.

, NBA, via statement.

They have been placed into a complicated and unprecedented situation while abroad and we believe it would be unfair to ask them to address these matters in real time.

, NBA, via statement.

The Chinese government canceled all media availability for Thursday's first preseason game in Shanghai, .

Including NBA commissioner Adam Silver's pregame press conference.

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China's actions are in response to Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of protesters in the Hong Kong riots.

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The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 114-111 on Thursday.

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The teams will play their second preseason game on Saturday in Shenzhen.


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