NBA's relationship with China frayed over Hong Kong protests
Friday, 18 October 2019 NBA commissioner Adam Silver says China asked the league to fire Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, following Morey's tweet supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The situation has escalated after comments from high-profile players and coaches, including LeBron James. New York Times reporter Sopan Deb joined CBSN to discuss the latest on the NBA's rift with China.
The novel coronavirus has infected more than 73,243 people globally, mostly in mainland China.
The global death toll is at least 1,868, with one death each in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines..
Pro-democracy protesters have all but vanished from the streets of Hong Kong over the past month as residents avoid the new coronavirus, but the outbreak has... Reuters Also reported by •Seattle Times •bizjournals