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NBA game to go ahead in Shanghai amid growing backlash to comments on Hong Kong

Reuters Thursday, 10 October 2019
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game on Thursday in Shanghai, despite a Chinese backlash against the league after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
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Thousands of Chinese fans cheered and clapped through an NBA exhibition game in Shanghai on Thursday after days of controversy and online vitriol over a now-deleted tweet by a team manager backing anti-China protests in Hong Kong. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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