Houston rockets china. Houston rockets star james harden has offered an apology as the controversy over general manager daryl moreys tweet of support for hong kong protesters continues to grow at a crucial time for the. Chinese leader deng xiaopings trip to the united states in 1979 featured a stop at a rodeo west of houston. Houston rockets sneakers and other merchandise were pulled from several nike stores in major chinese cities amid the furor surrounding a tweet from the teams general manager in support of anti.
Morey apologized on twitter over a now deleted. To everybody asking me what the context is. One tweet from the houston rockets general manager daryl morey set off an international crisis with china for the national basketball association.
Outside of the rockets houston based chenerie energy inc. Several chinese businesses are suspending ties with the houston rockets after the american basketball teams general manager expressed support for hong kongs pro democracy protests. Chinese sponsors and the china basketball association suspended ties with the rockets.
The president of the cba yao ming previously played for the rockets. Tencent sports which live streams the rockets games tweeted that games of the rockets would be suspended. Houston rockets general manager daryl morey sent what may be the most problematic and potentially damaging tweet in corporate america this year.
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