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Sources: Silver, players had tense talk in China

During a meeting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver, several players from the Nets and Lakers voiced frustration about being in the middle of the dispute between the league and China, sources told ESPN.

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NBA sorry reporter's China question stopped

The NBA issued a statement saying it has apologized to a reporter who was stopped from asking James Harden and Russell Westbrook about the recent China controversy.

Brissett gets stuffed by rim (0:08)
Harden wows Japanese crowd (1:00)
SVP breaks down NBA's wild, wild West (1:57)
Harden: I'm here for Adam Silver (0:17)
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Pop 'thrilled' with Silver's response amid China rift

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich lauded NBA commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday for his stance supporting freedom of speech amid the ongoing rift with China over a tweet posted last week by Rockets GM Daryl Morey.


The Right Time: NBA-China, Snoop-KU, new series on boosters in CFB

Bomani recaps how the NBA's business relationship with China has become strained due to a tweet from Rockets GM Daryl Morey (0:42) and how Snoop Dog upset school officials with his "Midnight Madness" performance at Kansas University (19:22). Plus, Bo tips his cap to friend of the show Michael Smith on his new chapter (30:10) and Spencer Hall joins for part one of our series "Sideline" in conjunction with SB Nation's "Banner Society" about boosters in college football, including who boosters are as well as how they exercise their power (37:12).

Harden dishes to Westbrook for dazzling two point shot (0:22)
Harden nutmegs Hollis-Jefferson (0:26)
Terence Davis makes huge driving dunk (0:24)
Silver addresses controversy over Morey tweet (1:53)
Russell Westbrook sinks first 3-pointer (0:26)
James Harden puts on a show in Tokyo (0:32)
Pascal Siakam makes impressive reverse pivot (0:19)
Harden expresses love for Chinese fan base (0:25)
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Harden apologizes as rift grows: 'We love China'

Rockets star James Harden apologized three days after general manager Daryl Morey tweeted in support of Hong Kong protesters, the fallout for which continued to grow at a crucial time for the NBA in China.

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China suspends work with Rockets over GM tweet

China's official basketball association said it will suspend cooperation with the Houston Rockets following a tweet by the team's general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

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Fertitta on Morey tweet: Rockets are politics-free

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta said he felt compelled to respond to Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the protesters in Hong Kong, stressing that the team does not take political positions.

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D'Antoni first to use new rule challenging refs

Mike D'Antoni of the Houston Rockets was the first coach to use a new rule instituted by the NBA this offseason that allows coaches to challenge a call.

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Points Per Game113.911th
Rebounds Per Game42.128th
Assists Per Game21.228th
Points Allowed109.121st

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