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China blasts 'arrogance and hypocrisy' of US VP Pence speech

Bejing - Beijing slammed US Vice President Mike Pence for his "arrogance and hypocrisy" on Friday after he voiced support for Hong Kong democracy protesters and accused the NBA of kowtowing to China.

Pence slams NBA, urging tougher stance on China

Washington - US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday sharply denounced the NBA for not speaking out more forcefully on China as he vowed support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters.

Punishment awaits NBA's commissioner for defaming China: state media

Bejing - Punishment will be meted out "sooner or later" to the NBA's commissioner for defaming China, state television said, as Beijing and the basketball league continue to grapple publicly.

China demanded firing of Rockets exec: NBA chief

Washington - China demanded that a Houston Rockets executive be sacked for supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA commissioner Adam Silver has said.

LeBron under fire after blaming China row on 'misinformed' Rockets GM

Los Angeles - Basketball superstar LeBron James was accused of turning a blind eye to Chinese repression on Tuesday after he criticized a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a "misinformed" tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong.

LeBron blames China mess on Rockets GM's 'misinformed' tweet

Los Angeles - Basketball superstar LeBron James has sharply criticised a Houston Rockets executive for angering China with a tweet supporting protesters in Hong Kong, saying the executive was "misinformed" and should have kept his mouth shut.

NBA drops Lakers-Nets media events in China over 'unprecedented' row

Shanghai - The National Basketball Association (NBA) said Friday it had cancelled all remaining press events for its current China tour, citing the "complicated and unprecedented" controversy over Hong Kong protests and free speech.

NBA game to go ahead in China despite free speech row

Shanghai - The NBA confirmed an annual exhibition game in China would go ahead on Thursday, rejecting calls to scrap the event over a free speech row that was ignited by an American basketball executive's pro-democracy tweet.

US lawmakers urge NBA to suspend China activities over boycott

Washington - A bipartisan set of US lawmakers urged the NBA on Wednesday to suspend all activities in China until Chinese firms and broadcasters end their boycott of the league and the Houston Rockets.

China slams NBA, Apple over Hong Kong

Shanghai - China on Wednesday slammed NBA commissioner Adam Silver's defence of free speech, cancelling a basketball fan event and lashing him in the state-run press, as Apple was warned it could be the next Western firm punished for supporting democracy proteste...

Chinese media slams NBA's 'about face' on Hong Kong

Shanghai - Chinese state media slammed the NBA for an "about-face" Tuesday after the body said it would not apologise for a tweet by the Houston Rockets General Manager supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Yao Ming 'extremely hot' over NBA's China crisis: Silver

Saitama - Chinese basketball chief Yao Ming is "extremely hot" over the controversy sparked by a Houston Rockets executive's pro-democracy tweet, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday, adding that he hoped to work with him to cool the escalating dispute.

NBA chief Silver stands firm as China backlash mounts

Apo - The National Basketball Association won't gag its personnel or apologise over a team executive's tweet that ignited a firestorm in China, commissioner Adam Silver insisted Tuesday, standing firm despite a growing backlash that imperils the league's luc...

China punishes NBA as crisis over democracy tweet deepens

Shanghai - China on Tuesday pulled NBA exhibition games from television screens as the league faced an escalating punishment campaign in the lucrative Chinese market ignited by an American basketball executive's pro-democracy tweet.

NBA backs free speech after Hong Kong tweet furore

Apo - The NBA has insisted it backs free speech, after US politicians accused it of caving to China in a row over a pro-democracy tweet that has cost the Houston Rockets lucrative Chinese sponsors and airtime.

NBA chief backs 'free expression' after Hong Kong tweet furore

Apo - The NBA backs "freedom of expression," its commissioner has insisted, after the organisation was criticised for its response to a pro-democracy tweet by a Houston Rockets executive that angered China.

'We love China': Rockets' Harden 'sorry' over GM's Hong Kong tweet

Apo - 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.

Turkish basketballer's father denies Gulen links in court: report

Istanbul - The father of Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter on Tuesday denied accusations he had links to the group blamed for a 2016 failed coup aimed at overthrowing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, local media reported.

Fox and Friends: Migrants may be bringing 'diseases' to America

Fox and Friends host Brian Kilmeade warned viewers on Monday about the migrant caravan making its way to the U.S. from Central America. He said the country can’t have “entire populations” of refugees come in and bring “diseases."

NFL controversy has 'nothing to do with race,' Trump says

Washington - President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that an intensifying feud with National Football League players who won't stand during the US national anthem to draw attention to social injustice, has "nothing to do with race.

Wave of protests grip NFL after Trump urges fan boycott

Los Angeles - A wave of protests swept across the National Football League on Sunday as President Donald Trump escalated his feud with players who kneel during the US national anthem to draw attention to racial injustice.

Trump urges fans to boycott NFL over anthem protests

Washington - President Donald Trump on Sunday urged fans to boycott National Football League games to pressure it to fire or suspend players who kneel in protest during the national anthem, intensifying a battle over politics, social justice and race in America's m...

NBA, NFL hit back after Trump tirade

Los Angeles - President Donald Trump triggered a backlash from the US professional sports world on Saturday after withdrawing a White House invitation to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and condemning NFL players protesting the national anthem.

Cavs veteran says he's never seen anything like LeBron James

Richard Jefferson has played on seven teams during his 15-year NBA career. But he's been most impressed by his time with LeBron James over the last two seasons.

Kevin Durant has harsh words for NBA's 'Last two minutes' report

After the Cleveland Cavaliers mounted a big rally and beat the Golden State Warriors on Christmas day, the NBA released their "Last two minutes" report admitting that the officials blew a crucial call on the game's final possession.

Blowout wins for titan teams confirm NBA season expectations

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors blew out their opponents in anticipated matchups Wednesday night, proving what many people already expected about this NBA season — it's a two-horse league.

Rookie becomes the first Spurs player ejected in four years

San Antonio Spurs rookie and Latvia native Davis Bertans did something on Monday night that no Spurs player has done in almost four years: he got ejected from an NBA game.

Judge denies mistrial in Derrick Rose rape lawsuit trial

Los Angeles - A Los Angeles judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the sexual assault lawsuit against NBA star Derrick Rose, saying his accuser's lawyers did not intentionally conceal evidence.

2016 NBA Draft: Aussie playmaker joins Sixers as top pick

A six-foot-nine, 19-year-old Australian playing for the Louisiana State University Tigers has topped this year’s National Basketball Association draft.

Tickets for Warriors-Thunder Game 7 selling for almost $30,000

Courtside seats to Monday night's game between the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder are selling for nearly $30,000 a pop on online resale sites.
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