NBA legend turned commentator Shaquille O’Neal is weighing in on the controversy brewing between the NBA and China, and it’s clear he not impressed with players and coaches kowtowing to communists.
“As American people we do a lot of business in China, and they know and understand our values and we understand their values, and one of best values here in America is freedom of speech,” Shaq said during TNT’s pregame show to open up the NBA season.
Shaq on Daryl Morey/China "One of our best values here in America is free speech we're allowed to say what we want to say and we are allowed to speak out on injustices and that's just how it goes. and if people don't understand that that's something they have to deal with. pic.twitter.com/vefcHSPlMD
— gifdsports (@gifdsports) October 22, 2019
O’Neal was referencing the recent comments by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, who tweeted support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong fighting against the Chinese government. The Oct. 4 tweet prompted Chinese partners to cut ties with the NBA and shut down broadcasts of preseason games and […]
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