Foreign NBA fans stick to basketball as Lakers take on Nets in a China tweet storm

//Foreign NBA fans stick to basketball as Lakers take on Nets in a China tweet storm

Foreign NBA fans stick to basketball as Lakers take on Nets in a China tweet storm

Amid a sea of red five-star flags and yellow LeBron James jerseys, the National Basketball Association (NBA) wrapped up its two-game preseason excursion to China in the most politically charged atmosphere the American league has encountered.While the Brooklyn Nets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-77 in front of a near-capacity crowd at the 18,000-seat Shenzhen Universiade Centre in the southern Chinese city, basketball took a back seat to political tensions in the fallout from a tweet.Last…

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