October 15 2019 1 42 am los angeles afp basketball superstar lebron james was accused of turning a blind eye to chinese repression on tuesday after he criticized a houston rockets executive. Instead james believed morey remained misinformed on how china would react to.
Lebron breaks silence on nba china dispute 03 14 for the first time lebron james is taking on the standoff between the nba and china.
Lebron james china misinformed. James stressed that he did not consider morey to be misinformed about his understanding of the hong kong protests. Lebron james is facing accusations of hypocrisy on both sides of the pacific for characterizing houston rockets general manager daryl morey as misinformed after the nba team executive ignited an. Ohm youngmisuk espn staff writer los angeles lebron james believes houston rockets general manager daryl morey wasn t educated before he sent the tweet in support of antigovernment protesters.
Basketball superstar lebron james has weighed in on a row between the nba and china saying a team manager who caused uproar with a tweet about hong kong wasn t educated on the situation. Lebron james defends himself as he faces backlash over comments about china. James criticism came while the nba is embroiled in a standoff with china after morey tweeted his support for the pro democracy movement in hong kong.
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. And told reporters that he believed the nba executive had been misinformed about the situation he was tweeting. The remarks by the lakers forward are the most direct so far by a high profile nba figure in a controversy that has raised questions about the league s future in china.
On monday night the basketball star said houston rockets.