NBA Denies Blackballing Freedom, Defends China Partnership
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday told The New York Times his league is not soft on China and denied accusations that it is blackballing critic and former player Enes Kanter Freedom. Given the league’s actions on both regards, his claims rank low on the credibility meter.
Blackburn Exposes NBA for Looking Other Way on China’s Atrocities
The National Basketball Association just swallowed its tongue on China’s atrocities in order to restore a major revenue stream. U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) pressured the league to defend its new broadcast agreement with the ruthless communist nation’s state-run TV.