China slams NBA in dispute over free speech

Published on 9 Oct 2019 5:38:27 PM

Chinese state media slammed the NBA on Wednesday, saying it is peddling in a "secessionist pipe dream" escalating an ongoing dispute between Beijing and the U.S. league.

It's the latest shot fired in a crisis facing the league after Houston Rockets manager Daryl Morey tweeted 'Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong.