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Sixers: Fans ejected for being disruptive, not for ‘Free Hong Kong' signs

8 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Philadelphia 76ers indicated Wednesday that the two fans ejected from the team's exhibition game at Wells Fargo Center were removed due to “their continuing disruption of the fan experience,” not for their signs in support of the Hong Kong protest movement, as the fans claimed afterward. The incident is among the latest developments to emerge in the wake of the controversy involving the NBA and China, stemming from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's “Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong” tweet earlier this week. The fan ejections occurred Tuesday during the 76ers'...
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Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech uproar

Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech uproar

8 days ago   |   By CBC

Chinese organizers have cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a row over comments by a team official supporting protests in Hong Kong.
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Sixers: Fans tossed for disruption, not HK signs

8 days ago   |   By ESPN

Two fans say they were removed from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia by arena security after holding signs and chanting in support of Hong Kong during an NBA preseason game.
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Hong Kong soccer body fined by FIFA for Chinese anthem protest

Hong Kong soccer body fined by FIFA for Chinese anthem protest

8 days ago   |   By CBC

FIFA has fined Hong Kong's soccer federation 15,000 Swiss francs for fans disrespecting the Chinese national anthem before a World Cup qualifying game last month.
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‘Free Hong Kong' signs and chants get fans kicked out of NBA game - in Philadelphia

8 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

NBA teams apparently would like this issue to go away.
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76ers fan says he and wife were kicked out of preseason game for supporting Hong Kong with signs, chant

76ers fan says he and wife were kicked out of preseason game for supporting Hong Kong with signs, chant

8 days ago   |   By USA Today

A 76ers fan said he and his wife were kicked out of the team's preseason game for bringing pro-Hong Kong signage and chanting "Free Hong Kong!"
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