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Furor over Rockets manager’s HK tweet grows

CHINESE PROTESTS:The league’s Chinese-language apology differed from the original by saying Daryl Morey’s tweet ‘severely hurt the feelings of Chinese fans’

Reuters, SHANGHAI

Global Times editor-in-chief Hu Xijin (胡錫進) yesterday tweeted that Morey “has the right to express his values, and Chinese fans of the Houston Rockets have the right to abandon this team. If the Rockets want to keep its Chinese market, the team need to avoid offending Chinese public.”

Additional reporting by AP and AFP

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