CEO Disney refuses to take stance on China issues

Business 10/24/19, 11:00

Disney CEO Bob Iger declined to give an opinion when asked about the ongoing pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Appearing at Wall Street Journal’s Tech Live conference, he explained, “To take a position that could harm our company in some form would be a big mistake.”  He went ...

NBA says Chinese wanted Morey’s firing; China denies claim

China 10/18/19, 08:34

The rift between the NBA and China appeared to widen again Friday, as the fallout over Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong continued. A day after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Chinese officials wanted Morey fired, a spokesman for China's foreign ministry ...

LeBron James no longer King James for Hong Kong protesters

World 10/15/19, 13:39

When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James' face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. They also trampled on jerseys bearing his name and gathered in a semicircle to watch one burn. James' standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a ...

NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift

U.S. 10/09/19, 19:10

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the league and Chinese officials continued in ways that clearly suggested the two planned games in Shanghai and ...

On Basketball: Warriors, Rockets should be embarrassed

Basketball 04/30/19, 08:19

Golden State and Houston should be embarrassed.And NBA fans should be livid.Steve Kerr, the Warriors' coach and about as classy an act as there is in the league, opened his media session Monday by pantomiming a flop on a reporter in the most thinly veiled jab he could possibly take ...

Rockets “parting ways” with 10-time All-Star Anthony

Basketball 11/15/18, 18:22

Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston.Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is "parting ways" with Anthony and "working toward a resolution."Anthony played just 10 games for the Rockets after signing a one-year, $2.4 million deal during the offseason.Morey added that: "Carmelo had a tremendous ...

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