JUST IN: Bipartisan group of lawmakers send scathing letter to NBA commissioner over China

A group of eight lawmakers, four House members and four Senators, sent a scathing letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver over him putting profit over the fight for democracy with the Chinese:

I know that last tweet is too difficult to read at that size, so here’s a bigger version of the image:

In essence, they tell Silver he should be unequivocal with the Chinese government that he will SUPPORT players, employees, and owners right to freely express their opinions and that he should pull the NBA out of China until they end their boycotts of the Houston Rockets.

I told you earlier that Silver was in China trying to appease the Chinese, so this letter couldn’t be more timely.

Here’s the full letter if you want to read it.

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