CCTV pulls NBA China Games broadcast in response to Adam Silver’s support for Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s right to free speech

//CCTV pulls NBA China Games broadcast in response to Adam Silver’s support for Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s right to free speech

CCTV pulls NBA China Games broadcast in response to Adam Silver’s support for Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s right to free speech

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has announced that it will not broadcast the upcoming NBA China Games between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers.In a statement published on their Sina Weibo account on Tuesday, CCTV Sports stated that they have decided to suspend the broadcast of Thursday’s game in Shanghai and the rematch in Shenzhen on Saturday. The Nets cancelled a media event on Tuesday but several players did take part at another fan event.This is in response to the NBA’s stance on the…

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