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Chinese commentary: ‘The NBA incident has the entire nation acting crazy’

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

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After NBA affair, Silicon Valley turns against China

The NBA kerfuffle seems to have been a turning point in Corporate America, at least in the tech sector. Shelly…

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The Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, Episode 100

On this 100th episode of the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief: The trade deal that will pause the U.S.-China trade war, the…

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Tencent resumes NBA streaming as gaming companies censor their staff and players

Pictured: Mei, a character from the Blizzard game Overwatch, as depicted by the artist Yuumei, via Pro Guides.

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What next for the NBA in China?

After six days of full-court pressure on the NBA because Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey had tweeted his support…

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Basketball goes on between Lakers and Nets in Shanghai, tension and all

Adam Silver’s introduction to Chinese politics SHANGHAI — The Brooklyn Nets edged out the Los Angeles Lakers 114-111 in Shanghai…

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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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NBA, Xinjiang loom over low-expectation trade talks in D.C.

Chinese vice premier Liú Hè 刘鹤 arrived in Washington for talks with U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury secretary Steven…

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The NBA’s operations in China, explained

The NBA is wildly popular in China, with about 800 million Chinese watching games last season, and many basketball players…

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China has played itself

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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NBA grovels for Chinese forgiveness after ‘erroneous comments on Hong Kong’ by Houston Rockets GM

Photo credit: SupChina illustration. Chinese basketball superstar Yáo Míng 姚明 played on the Houston Rockets from 2002 to 2011. Over…

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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

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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Anta shrugs off short-seller report, targets Zion Williamson for shoe deal

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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