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Chinese companies cut ties with NBA over tweet supporting Hong Kong protests

CBS News Thursday, 10 October 2019
The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers are facing off in China against a backdrop of controversy. Chinese businesses have threatened to cut ties with the league after a Houston Rockets executive tweeted support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. CBS News foreign correspondent Ramy Inocencio reports from the game in Shanghai.
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