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In China this past week, discussions about the NBA have run rampant. At first, the state was happy to allow…

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Adam Silver’s introduction to Chinese politics

The NBA supports its constituents’ speech rights in precisely the way that the Communist Party, which actually has constituents, does…

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By attacking the NBA, China exposed the more unsavory aspects of its authoritarian ways to a wider segment of the…

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NBA stands firm as CCTV cuts preseason broadcasts and brands flee

Two days after the NBA groveled to Chinese fans over a tweet by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey that supported Hong…

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Everyone is jumping on Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s Hong Kong tweet

On Friday, Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, tweeted an image that read, “Fight for Freedom. Stand…

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French fans, angry at early start time, protest with massive Tibet flag

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Wendell Brown home after three years in Chinese prison

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Chinese interest in domestic hockey at all-time high

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Spaced-out panda is mascot for 2022 Winter Olympics

Bing Dwen Dwen, a panda in a spacesuit, and Shuey Rhon Rhon, a literal red baby lantern, were chosen as…

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Brazilian-born Elkeson scores twice in his China national football team debut

The China Sports Column is a SupChina weekly feature in which China Sports Insider Mark Dreyer looks at the week that was in the…

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China crashes out of FIBA World Cup, but can still qualify for Tokyo

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