Ten questions about Daryl Morey, the Rockets, Tillman Fertitta, Joe Tsai, and China
Is the NBA quietly playing hardball?
BY HENRY ABBOTT
Daryl Morey, the GM of the Houston Rockets, tweeted generic support for protestors in Hong Kong on Friday. Before long, the owners of the Rockets and Nets, and the commissioner of the NBA had all weighed in. Morey deleted the tweet. There was talk of his losing his job and big business impact to the NBA’s bottom line. It all raises hard questions about how freedom of speech operates in global business.
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