PBS NewsHour

NBA's Chinese business interests clash with free speech

Clip: 10/07/2019 | 5m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

It started with a tweet from the Houston Rockets' general manager -- words of support for the protests in Hong Kong -- that prompted swift backlash from Chinese financial backers. How the league then handled the conflict between its business in China and its approach toward free speech and human rights has set off a firestorm of reaction. Amna Nawaz talks with Mike Pesca, host of “The Gist.”

Aired: 10/07/19

Rating: NR

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