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Lakers’ Anthony Davis cleared for preseason Staples Center debut tonight

EL SEGUNDO — Going into his first game at Staples Center as a Laker, Anthony Davis knows the challenge that lies ahead. Driving eastbound on the 10 Freeway during the afternoon is a nightmare. But he’s ready for it. “I’ll be fine,” he said with a smirk. “I’ll leave a couple hours earlier to make sure I’m there on time.” His sprained right thumb? That’s apparently no problem at all: Davis will be in the starting lineup Wednesday night for the preseason game against the Warriors. The 6-foot-10 big...
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Opinion: What LeBron James could have — and should have — said about Daryl Morey, China

LeBron James said a bunch of things that didn't go over well. He could have said a bunch of other things and avoided the criticism that came his way.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Clippers’ professional scorer Lou Williams impressing with his defense

When Southern California News Group columnist Mark Whicker asked Paul George at media day what he envisioned the Clippers – already a top-10 defensive team last season – being able to accomplish defensively with some key additions, George responded in jest. “It’s gonna be scary,” said George, a four-time NBA All-Defensive team selection. “I mean, we got Lou-Will …” Then George paused and chuckled before naming Clippers who either have established, or are developing, reputations as staunch defend...
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LeBron James is now LeBurn James

As part of Ad Age’s continuing media-about-media coverage, a quick look at an NBA superstar’s current geopolitical PR crisis:  LeBron James has stepped it in—and the nation’s leading tabloid newspapers are in agreement about his punishment (part of it, anyway): He shall now be known as LeBurn James, per this morning’s front pages of the New York Post and Daily News (above). As the Post’s Yaron Steinbuch reports in a story headlined “Hong Kong protesters slam LeBron James for comments about Ch...


The backlash against LeBron James has nothing to do with human rights

Basketball’s biggest star is under fire after wading into the NBA’s China controversy, but his remarks are being weaponized by bad-faith actors trading in the very hypocrisy they allegeLeBron James has come under fire like never before after wading into the NBA’s China controversy. On Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers star finally broke his silence on the tweet heard around the world: Daryl Morey’s message of support for the Hong Kong protestors that’s threatened to upset the multibillion-dollar re...
Tags: LeBron James, NBA, Sport, Hong Kong, Asia Pacific, US sports, Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers


The conservative backlash against LeBron James has nothing to do with human rights

Basketball’s biggest star is under fire after wading into the NBA’s China controversy, but his remarks are being weaponized by bad-faith actors trading in the very hypocrisy they allegeLeBron James has come under fire like never before after wading into the NBA’s China controversy. On Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers star finally broke his silence on the tweet heard around the world: Daryl Morey’s message of support for the Hong Kong protestors that’s threatened to upset the multibillion-dollar re...
Tags: LeBron James, NBA, Sport, Hong Kong, Asia Pacific, US sports, Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers


Disney+ unleashes an epic tweetstorm. And Amazon invades Google turf: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Disney’s power move Why tweet once when you can tweet hundreds of times? Disney+, the upcoming streaming service, just pulled off a clever stunt: In an epic tweetstorm, it spent hours tweeting out posters of movies...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Hong Kong, China, Advertising, Disney, Netflix, Nba, Finland, Rockets, Espn, Lebron James, Angela Lansbury, Houston Rockets, Alexa, Ashley Madison


LeBron's dig at Morey unusual and contradictory

We're not used to seeing LeBron James on this side of the fence, but his comments Monday about Daryl Morey not being intelligent enough really missed the mark.
Tags: News, Lebron James, Daryl Morey, Morey


LeBron James weighs in on the NBA-China dispute

Basketball star LeBron James has finally weighed in on the ongoing NBA-China dispute, criticizing Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey as being misinformed about the situation.
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LeBron: Rockets’ Morey ‘wasn’t educated’ on China tweet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey “was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation” regarding the potential consequences of his actions when he tweeted in support of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests. In his first public comments since the Los Angeles Lakers returned home from a strange […]
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Sports, Los Angeles, Ap, Nba, Rockets, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey, Morey


Lakers’ LeBron James: Daryl Morey was ‘misinformed’ before sending tweet about China, Hong Kong

LOS ANGELES — Once again, the Lakers are back home – and with that, they’ve rediscovered their voices. The Lakers broke a week of silence after returning to American soil, deciding late in their five-day excursion through China that it would be best to not add fuel to a roaring controversy. But in his first comments since his return, LeBron James reserved his harshest criticisms for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who he called “misinformed” and implied had not considered how his tw...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Nba, Espn, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Brooklyn Nets, Staples Center, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Warriors


LeBron James says Rockets GM Daryl Morey 'misinformed' on China tweet, then clarifies remark

LeBron James said Daryl Morey was "misinformed" in his tweet about Hong Kong protesters, but clarified he meant in regards to the reaction.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Hong Kong, Usa, News, China, Rockets, Lebron James, Usa Today, Daryl Morey


LeBron James Says Executive Was ‘Misinformed’ in China Tweet

The Lakers star said he believed Daryl Morey’s choice to post about protests in Hong Kong could have endangered traveling players.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Los Angeles Lakers, James, Daryl Morey, Daryl, Morey, LeBron, National Basketball Assn, Hong Kong Protests (2019, LeBron James Says Executive Was ` Misinformed


Lakers’ LeBron James clarifies himself after calling Daryl Morey’s tweet ‘misinformed’

LOS ANGELES — Once again, the Lakers are back home – and with that, they’ve rediscovered their voices. The Lakers broke a week of silence after returning to American soil, deciding late in their five-day excursion through China that it would be best to not add fuel to a roaring controversy. But in his first comments since his return, LeBron James reserved his harshest criticisms for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who he called “misinformed” and implied had not considered how his tw...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Nba, Espn, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Brooklyn Nets, Staples Center, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Warriors


LeBron James weighs in on the NBA-China dispute

Basketball star LeBron James has finally weighed in on the ongoing NBA-China dispute, criticizing Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey as being misinformed about the situation.
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Report: LeBron James asked Adam Silver for explanation over NBA's handling of China issue

Since tensions have risen around the NBA's ordeal with China, reactions from many of the league's prominent figures have trickled in. Stephen Curry and Steve Kerr both pleaded no comment when asked about the controversy that started when Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted his support of Hong Kong protesters in their conflict with China's government. Commissioner Adam Silver vowed ahead of a trip to China that the league wouldn't regulate speech after a previo...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Nba, Lebron James, Houston Rockets, Stephen Curry, Adam Silver, Daryl Morey, Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich, Morey


John Oliver mocked WarnerMedia's upcoming Netflix competitor, HBO Max, on his HBO show

John Oliver mocked WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service, HBO Max, on his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday. Oliver was criticizing the NBA's recent apology to China when he transitioned into a mock promotion of the service. Oliver said "it's not HBO, it's just TV." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. John Oliver took a playful jab at WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service, HBO Max, on his HBO show "Last Week Tonight" on Sunday. Oliver criticized the NBA's apology to...
Tags: Hong Kong, Hbo, Time Warner, John Oliver, China, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Nba, Hulu, Houston Rockets, Oliver, Daryl Morey, Richard Plepler, WarnerMedia, HBO Max


Silver over 'cowardly' Trump for Spurs coach Popovich

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said he prefers Adam Silver's leadership to that of United States president Donald Trump. Popovich was responding to criticism from Trump, who blasted the Spurs coach and Golden State Warriors counterpart Steve Kerr last week for their responses to questions about the NBA-China controversy. Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey issued an apology for a now-deleted tweet, that read "Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong" amid the ongoing pro...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, United States, Spurs, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Trump, Adam Silver, Daryl Morey, Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich, Popovich, NBA China, Trump for Spurs, Donald Trump Popovich


Rockets star James Harden wants nothing to do with the NBA’s dispute with China

While it seems everyone has their take on the NBA's controversy with China, James Harden is steering clear. Here's Rockets James Harden today when asked about distractions, etc. regarding the situation surrounding China/NBA. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted his support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong earlier this month, which set off a massive chain of events in the hours and days that followed.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Nba, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Daryl Morey, China NBA Rockets


Rockets' Daryl Morey should resign to preserve the NBA’s revenue, investments and goodwill

Doing business in China is different. We aren’t in America, and the NBA knows this, writes Stanley Chao, managing director for All In Consulting.
Tags: News, China, America, Nba, Daryl Morey, Stanley Chao


Nike pulls Houston Rockets merch from its stores in China: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our daily newsletter. You can also get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Nike's move in China Nike just got caught up in the NBA’s China troubles, with its stores reportedly pulling Houston Rockets clothing from their shelves. Reuters reports that it visited five Nike shops in Beijing a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hong Kong, Cook, China, Advertising, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Nike, Walmart, Bank Of America, Beijing, Shanghai, New Zealand, Nba, Silicon Valley


Rockets' Daryl Morey should resign to preserve the NBA’s revenue, investments and goodwill

Doing business in China is different. We aren’t in America, and the NBA knows this, writes Stanley Chao, managing director for All In Consulting.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, China, America, Nba, Usa Today, Daryl Morey, Stanley Chao


China's business bullying jumps to new heights over tweet by NBA Rockets GM

At least Daryl Morey got support from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver who, to his credit, said the league would adhere to American values: Our view         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, China, Nba, Usa Today, Adam Silver, Daryl Morey, NBA Rockets GM


Before The Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey Was A Numbers Whiz In Boston

Before Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was thrust into international spotlight this week for supporting Hong Kong protesters, he first built his reputation as a numbers whiz in Boston.
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Seen But Not Heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are Silent in Shanghai

In response to the NBA defending Daryl Morey’s freedom of speech, Chinese officials took it away from the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets.
Tags: News, Shanghai, Nba, Los Angeles Lakers, Daryl Morey, Lakers Nets NBA


China, NBA each want something — but without the complications

A few hours before the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets squared off in Shanghai, reporters found out the most highly anticipated moment of Thursday's game wouldn't occur. The NBA announced that media availability for both teams was canceled, meaning LeBron James' deafening silence on Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey's seven-word tweet that incited an international incident would last, at the very least, another day. What was the Chinese government, which has manhandled the ...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Shanghai, Nba, Lebron James, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Adam Silver, Chris Paul, Daryl Morey, Steve Kerr, Morey


Apple's capitulation over Hong Kong protest app isn't new; and the NBA is racing it to the bottom

When Apple caved to pressure from the Chinese government and yanked an Ios app that let users avoid being attacked by the city-state's murderous, rampaging police forces, it was merely continuing a long tradition of capitulation to Chinese authorities, who control access to some of Apple's most important customers as well as the factories that make the bulk of Apple's products. In years gone by, Apple has repeatedly caved to Chinese state demands, in both petty ways (blocking the Taiwanese ...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Hong Kong, Post, Business, News, Abc, China, Basketball, Nba, Philadelphia, Houston Rockets, Don, Daryl Morey, Wells Fargo Center, Wachs


Google said it wasn't responding to a request by the Chinese government or police when it pulled a game about the Hong Kong protests from its app store (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google recently removed a mobile game about the Hong Kong protests from its Google Play app store. The Wall Street Journal reports the company removed the app after Hong Kong police asked that it be pulled. Google denies this and says the game's developers were trying to capitalize on the Hong Kong protest conflict, which violates its policies. The company told Business Insider the game wasn't pulled because of a takedown request from the Chinese government or the Hong Kong police.  Google's m...
Tags: Apple, Google, Hong Kong, China, US, Samsung, Trends, Nba, Wall Street Journal, Houston Rockets, Activision Blizzard, Business Insider, Daryl Morey, Hong Kong Free Press, Yoko Kubota, Tripp Mickle Jeff Horwitz


After days of tension, Lakers play – and fall to – Nets in China

On one hand, the People’s Republic of China got its wish Thursday night: The players and coaches of the NBA, and even its commissioner, were silenced. Then again, what speaks more loudly than the cooing fans as LeBron James runs down the open floor with a ball in his hands, or thousands of simultaneous gasps as Anthony Davis sends a shot attempt flying back with a block? In an effort to suppress the NBA’s voices, the Chinese government tightened the restraints on the league’s annual visit to its...
Tags: China, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Brooklyn, Shanghai, Davis, Nba, Cctv, Espn, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, Shenzhen, James


'South Park' declares 'F--- the Chinese government' in 300th episode after the show was banned in China

"South Park" fired back at the Chinese government during Wednesday's 300th episode after the country banned the show from its internet. In the episode, Randy Marsh declares "F--- the Chinese government." "South Park" discussion forums were shut down and videos of the show were removed from the Chinese internet after last week's episode mocked the country's censorship. The creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, issued a mock apology to China on Monday, saying "We too love money more than freedom...
Tags: Hong Kong, Hollywood, South Park, China, Trends, Nba, Houston Rockets, Winnie, Matt Stone, Trey Parker, Communist Party, Marsh, Daryl Morey, Randy Marsh, Xi Jinping China, Sham Shui Po District