China TV Refuses to Air NBA Games Over Hong Kong Tweet

China TV announced on Tuesday it would not air NBA games this week after a Houston Rockets executive tweeted in support of the Hong Kong protests.

TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive backing protests in Hong Kong.

Rockets general manager Daryl Morey apologised on Monday for any hurt caused by the tweet, which he quickly deleted over the weekend.

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