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Ball is (not) life

Aly Song, Reuters

Posted at Oct 09 2019 07:48 PM

Ball is (not) life

A worker removes a giant advertisement promoting NBA preseason games in China from a building in Shanghai on Wednesday. Several Chinese brands, including tech giant Tencent whose deal with the NBA is reported to be worth $1.5 billion, have cut ties with the league after commissioner Adam Silver reiterated its stance of standing up for free speech.