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China: Lakers and Brooklyn Nets train ahead of NBA pre-season final amid HK controversy

China, Shenzhen
October 12, 2019 at 15:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets hit the court at Shenzhen Dayun Arena on Saturday to train ahead of the NBA pre-season final showdown.

NBA preseason games in China have been marred in controversy after Houston Rockets boss Daryl Morey tweeted his support for protesters in Hong Kong.

China Central Television responded by refusing to broadcast Houston Rockets games and went on to suspend its plans to televise the Lakers-Brooklyn Nets matches.

The Brooklyn Nets emerged victorious from the match taking home a score of 91 against the LA Lakers 77.

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The Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets hit the court at Shenzhen Dayun Arena on Saturday to train ahead of the NBA pre-season final showdown.

NBA preseason games in China have been marred in controversy after Houston Rockets boss Daryl Morey tweeted his support for protesters in Hong Kong.

China Central Television responded by refusing to broadcast Houston Rockets games and went on to suspend its plans to televise the Lakers-Brooklyn Nets matches.

The Brooklyn Nets emerged victorious from the match taking home a score of 91 against the LA Lakers 77.

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