So Mike D'Antoni refuses to tell Chinese fans that people in the NBA have the right to free expression, but he was more than willing to say this exact thing to American fans who were disappointed with political displays from players. https://t.co/eqHMUB3lal pic.twitter.com/yHhoftHgNh
— trick-or-treater (@neontaster) October 10, 2019
NBA officials are falling over themselves to appease Chinese leaders after the Houston Rockets’ GM tweeted support for Hong Kong’s quest for freedom.
All of the usual SJW chirping birds are suddenly silent. Remember all of the times that the WOKE players in the NBA took a stand on behalf of Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, Tamir Rice, et. al?
Why did the WOKEY WOKE warriors in the NBA get cold feet when it came time to fight for the marginalized citizens of Hong Kong? Let Sir Charles ‘splain why it’s TURRIBLE to stand up for Hong Kong!
Charles Barkley Rips 'Idiots' For Criticizing NBA Over China, 'Jackasses!' https://t.co/TVdXSVnHt3
— TMZ (@TMZ) October 10, 2019
Ohhhhh…Kaepernick was about principles over money. How come the NBA chooses money over principles? Their gutless, wokeless silence is wildly hypocritical and incredibly disappointing. GO HONG KONG!
James Harden and Russell Westbrook were asked if they would “feel differently” about speaking on political and societal affairs because of the events with the NBA/China.
A spokesperson interrupted and informed the reporter that the players would answer basketball questions only. pic.twitter.com/zMe8uWz2hY
— Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) October 10, 2019