Kyrie Irving 'understands' Hong Kong protests at Brooklyn Nets game amid NBA-China tensions

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Kyrie Irving 'understands' Hong Kong protests at Brooklyn Nets game amid NBA-China tensions
Kyrie Irving 'understands' Hong Kong protests at Brooklyn Nets game amid NBA-China tensions

All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has said he understands why fans protested in support of Hong Kong at the Brooklyn Nets preseason game on Friday night as tensions between the NBA and China continued to escalate. Earlier on Friday China denied NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's claims that the country asked him to fire Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey over a tweet in support of protests in Hong Kong At the time of Morey's tweet, Irving's Nets were in China to play two pre-season fixtures against the Los Angeles Lakers, which were not televised by the host nation as part of a robust response to the social media post. In the Nets' first game since returning from China, against the Toronto Raptors

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