‘We love China’: Rockets’ James Harden ‘sorry’ over GM’s Hong Kong tweet

//‘We love China’: Rockets’ James Harden ‘sorry’ over GM’s Hong Kong tweet

‘We love China’: Rockets’ James Harden ‘sorry’ over GM’s Hong Kong tweet

Houston Rockets star James Harden on Monday apologised to China over a tweet by the team’s general manager backing Hong Kong’s democracy protests that cost the franchise TV exposure and sponsorship in the lucrative Chinese market.The team and the NBA were forced into defensive mode as China’s state broadcaster said it was yanking Rockets games from the air and sponsors abandoned them.The controversy quickly spread across the Pacific, as commentators and even a presidential candidate rounded on…

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