Greg Maresca


As the dawn of the NBA regular season looms, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey decided to exercise his 1st Amendment right of freedom of speech when he tweeted: “Fight For Freedom Stand with Hong Kong” in support of their protests against Mainland China.

The Communist Chinese, the NBA’s largest international market, took offense and their consulate general informed the league “to immediately clarify and correct the mistakes,” and that they would no longer broadcast NBA games.

Greg Maresca is a freelance writer who lives in Elysburg, Northumberland County.

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