Ted Cruz calls out the NBA for “shameless retreating” after Houston Rockets GM tweeted support for Hong Kong protesters

On Friday, the general manager of the Houston Rockets put out this tweet in support of the Hong Kong protesters:

Well that apparently didn’t go over well with the owner of the Rocket’s who immediately tweeted…

The NBA then issued a statement on it, apologizing to the Chinese for Morey’s tweet:

Ted Cruz then ripped the NBA for their “shameless retreating” in pursuit of “big $$”:

All Daryl Morey did was to publish an image supporting the Hong Kong protesters. And yet all hell broke loose over this? It just shows you that Cruz is right, that the NBA is more interested in big money than they are supporting freedom and democracy.

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