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LeBron James ‘Raged’ over Daryl Morey’s pro-democracy tweet

ESPN’s lengthy report on NBA owner Joe Tsai alleges LA Lakers star LeBron James was more worried about his space jam profits than helping the oppressed pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong.

The article detailing Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai’s deep ties to the despotic Chinese communist regime goes into more detail about how James ‘raged’ with his friends over the pro-Hong Kong tweet from the Rockets manager Daryl Morey in 2019 because James feared his film, space jammay not be released in China after Morey was seen supporting the freedom movement in Chinese-owned Hong Kong.

Daryl Morey, former Rockets general manager (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Morey took to Twitter in October 2019 with his short and simple message in support of freedom seekers in Hong Kong, where the NBA’s Chinese trading partners are arresting, jailing, torturing and killing people who want democracy to happen. develops in the old. British protectorate.

But as soon as Morey tweeted, “Fight for freedom, support Hong Kong,” the NBA erupted in fury that Moray would dare to say anything that could upset the league’s billions of dollars in deals with the Red Chinese. And LeBron James was one of those who got angry at Moray’s support for freedom.

Early on, James spoke out against Moray and called him “uneducated” about the situation in Hong Kong. Although he never bothered to elucidate what Moray lacked in China’s brutal crackdown on Hong Kong residents yearning for freedom.

But according to ESPN, James was furious with Moray’s tweet, not least because he feared Moray’s overbearing hornet’s nest was causing his next film, space jamto lose money if China prevents it from opening there.

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LeBron James in Space Jam 2 (Warner Bros.)

ESPN added that James attacked Morey over the pro-democracy tweet during a meeting with players in China at a Ritz-Carlton. And James also joined Tsai in attacking Moray behind the scenes in a bid to force the NBA to fire Morey just for supporting freedom in Hong Kong.

This is the same Lebron James who travels across the United States claiming to represent the downtrodden and outcast. But, apparently, his support for freedom does not extend to China if it interferes with his profits in the Chinese market.

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