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October 23, 2019 - 7:57 am
Shaquille O'Neal on Tuesday came to the defense of Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who set off a firestorm between the NBA and China earlier this month when he tweeted his support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. "One of our best values here in America is free speech — we're...
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October 15, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Hong Kong protesters on Tuesday trampled LeBron James jerseys and gathered in a semicircle to watch one burn. James' standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a hit over his recent comments suggesting that free speech can have negative consequences. The protesters chanted support for Houston...
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October 15, 2019 - 7:10 am
For the first time, LeBron James is taking on the standoff between the NBA and China. On Monday night, the basketball star said Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was "misinformed" or "not really educated" when he sent a tweet last week in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement. The...
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Rebekah Sager
October 09, 2019 - 9:03 am
China is apparently not letting go of its outrage following a tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey that supported Hong Kong protestors. But, that only encouraged former NBA player Dennis Rodman to jump into the fray with an offer to Commissioner Adam Silver to help broker better...
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October 07, 2019 - 8:10 am
BEIJING (AP) — The NBA statement originally made in English had a different twist when it came out in Chinese. The NBA said Monday on its official Chinese social media account that it was "extremely disappointed" by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's "inappropriate" tweet about Hong Kong...
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John Healy
October 03, 2019 - 11:38 am
With LeBron James coming off an injury-ridden season and turning 35 in December, many believe the Los Angeles Lakers star is no longer the best player in the league. Former NBA player Kendrick Perkins is among those who shares that sentiment, tweeting out a top 10 list with Milwaukee Bucks star...
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September 09, 2019 - 2:32 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern California casino. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports the aunt of 35-year-old Kimesha Williams confirmed Saturday that...
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August 29, 2019 - 1:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for LA Lakers player DeMarcus Cousins Thursday by Alabama authorities after an audio recording in which Cousins allegedly threatens to shoot his former girlfriend. It's for a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. That's being reported by CBS LA...
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July 05, 2019 - 5:59 am
As has been widely reported, Stephen Curry left his Under Armour Asia Basketball Tour on the eve of free agency to fly directly to New York for a rendezvous with Kevin Durant. On the latest episode of "The Bill Simmons Podcast," the titulary host told the behind-the-scenes tale of why that meeting...
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July 04, 2019 - 8:10 am
The Philadelphia 76ers have offered a five-year, $170 million maximum contract extension to Ben Simmons, who is expected to "work through the details toward an eventual agreement," according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Under new salary cap projections, Ben Simmons' maximum contract total has...
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