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NBA's Adam Silver says crisis in China triggered ‘substantial' losses

1 month ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

The NBA's crisis in China, triggered by the Houston Rockets general manager tweeting support for Hong Kong protesters, has already cost the league “substantial” losses, with local broadcasts cancelled and Chinese partners pulling out.
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Adam Silver: Financial consequences have been dramatic after Morey tweet

Adam Silver: Financial consequences have been dramatic after Morey tweet

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

It has been almost two weeks since Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey sent out a deleted tweet in apparent support of protestors in Hong Kong, and we're still learning the full extent of the fallout.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver described some of the ongoing repercussions of the since-deleted tweet during a conversation with Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts at the Time 100 Health Summit on Thursday.
“The losses have already been substantial,” Silver told Roberts. “Our games are not back on the air in China as we speak, and we'll see what happens next.”
“I don't know...
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver: China wanted Rockets GM Daryl Morey fired

1 month ago   |   By Yardbarke

Appearing Thursday at the TIME 100 Health Summit , NBA commissioner Adam Silver told Robin Roberts that the Chinese government wanted Rockets general manager Daryl Morey fired in the wake of his tweet expressing support for protesters in Hong Kong. However, the league refused to entertain that idea. “We made clear that we were being asked to fire him, by the Chinese government, by the parties we dealt with, government and business,” Silver said. “We said there's no chance that's happening. There's no chance we'll even discipline him.” After Morey published and then deleted his tweet...
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver on China's request to fire Daryl Morey: 'No chance that's happening'

NBA commissioner Adam Silver on China's request to fire Daryl Morey: 'No chance that's happening'

1 month ago   |   By Sporting News

In his first interview since returning to the U.S. after the NBA's trip to China, league commissioner Adam Silver made it clear he will not kowtow to the Chinese government.
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Adam Silver: China Wanted Daryl Morey Fired

1 month ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

Appearing on Thursday at the TIME 100 Health Summit , NBA commissioner Adam Silver told Robin Roberts that the Chinese government wanted Rockets general manager Daryl Morey fired in the wake of his tweet expressing support for protestors in Hong Kong. However, the league refused to entertain that idea.
“We made clear that we were being asked to fire him, by the Chinese government, by the parties we dealt with, government and business,” Silver said. “We said there's no chance that's happening. There's no chance we'll even discipline him.”
After Morey published and then deleted his tweet...
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Adam Silver: Chinese government asked for Rockets GM Daryl Morey to be fired

1 month ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

For a while, it was unclear whether Rockets general manager Daryl Morey would keep his job after tweeting support for Hong Kong protesters, who are trying to maintain and expand their freedom.
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Adam Silver Rejected China's Request to Fire Rockets' Daryl Morey: 'No Chance'

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver confirmed "Chinese interests" asked for the league to fire Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey for his tweet in support of pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong...
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