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Is NBA's $1.5 Billion Deal with China in Jeopardy?

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After Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey fired the tweet heard around the world, the repercussions continue to manifest. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver held a news conference in Tokyo saying he regrets Chinese people being upset about Morey’s tweet, but defended his freedom of speech. Afterwards, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV released a statement canceling the broadcast arrangement with the NBA for its preseason games. SI legal analyst Michael McCann unpacks the fallout and potential financial ramifications with SI Now’s Amy Campbell and Ryan Asselta.