In China, sports and politics are inseparable, played on an international stage

//In China, sports and politics are inseparable, played on an international stage

In China, sports and politics are inseparable, played on an international stage

Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The lobby of Shanghai’s Ritz-Carlton bustles with journalists and National Basketball Association players, but instead of the festive mood the NBA was expecting as a result of making deeper inroads into the world’s second largest basketball market, the league finds itself embroiled in the biggest controversy of its 73-year history.Less than a week earlier, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted and then deleted a now infamous tweet in support of Hong Kong…

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