see image from Star Wars) look alike Adam Silver is really thinking that he is playing the middle of the Hong Kong controversy well. Just one of those “are you seeing this clown?” type of questions.
Now since the last blog I wrote about my desire to replace the NBA in the hearts and minds of the Chinese viewer the NBA has done out of their way to play defense in the only way they know how, terribly. Getting dunked on from pundits and politicians from either side of the pacific. Silver has gone out of his way to get himself shot by both his mistress and his wife in the debacle. After being criticized by many in America for bowing to the authoritarianism and censorship of China in the wake of the Hong Kong support tweet, Silver tried to cover.
|"F*ck Daryl Morey"|
Shaping up to be an interesting battle that Silver can’t win, it will be interesting to see how long before the NBA finally realizes that Xi does not have changes of heart and goes back to supporting human rights. Until then I will be keeping an eye out to see if there are any major LeBron/Jordan debates between LeBron’s new buddies in China and die hard old school Bull’s fan Kim Jeong-Un. (Who also resembles a bear, more of a gummy bear than Winnie The Pooh)