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Lebron james works for china. Zhong zhi getty images oct. Lebron james reacts during a preseason game at the 2019 nba global games china on oct. After nba star lebron james was skewered for criticizing houston rockets general manager daryl morey s tweet in support of pro democracy protests a chinese immigrant and author said on thursday.
South park took a not so subtle dig at nba superstar lebron james over his response to the league s controversy with. Like october 17 2019 2 18 pm. Basketball superstar lebron james on october 14 2019 has sharply criticised a houston rockets executive for angering china with a tweet supporting protesters in hong kong saying the photo.
Lebron james says he has more pressing issues to focus on than china controversy by faith karimi and wayne sterling cnn updated 3 36 am edt wed october 16 2019. While the nba took a financial hit when it eventually backed morey after initially averring james has a lifetime endorsement deal with nike who manufactures its goods in china. South park mocked lebron james for his controversial china remarks.
Nba superstar lebron james has many lucrative reasons to play ball with china. As divisive remarks by lebron james inflame the nba s already strained relations with its business partners in china the league is likely concerned that its most marketable player has for. The designers of a set of giant billboards accusing lebron james of failing to speak out on chinese human rights abuses have been thwarted by a sign company hitting back at the snub by claiming his sneakers involve slave labor.
Shortly after the world s most famous basketball player seemingly sided with a communist country infamous for its human rights violations but friendly to james bank account the lakers.