Rockets GM Daryl Morey's Tweet Ignites Geopolitical Scandal Between NBA and China

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Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is in hot water after he tweeted in support of a pro-democracy protest movement in Hong Kong, putting him and the organization in the middle of a major controversy. SI’s Chris Mannix reported that several sources within the NBA league office said Morey’s tweet caused a panic among league officials. While many NBA players and coaches have spoken out on social issues before, league owners and executives usually do not. SI Now’s Amy Campbell and Ryan Asselta unpack the firestorm.