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shoeless August 11th, 2016 7:30pm

Am I missing something? The NBA pulls the All-Star game from North Carolina because of the bathroom laws. Yet, they play exhibition games in China (horrible human rights country) isn't that hypocritical?

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DerJlaw Minnesota
08/11/16 4:31 pm

It's the same way Apple takes a stand for what they believe human rights are and produce products through child labor at the same time.

TeenRepublican North Carolina
08/11/16 4:20 pm

Because I don't really care.. I don't really like basketball, and China is where most of our stuff is made. (Jk that isn't a real reason).

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
08/11/16 3:47 pm

Of course, but there is a lot of $ at stake in China.....and $ trumps principle.

HonestyIsBest Rockaway Beach, NY
08/11/16 1:34 pm

It's a little more complex than that. The NBA has to protect its employees. North Carolina is seen to be discriminatory when it comes to the LGBT community. That's a significant chunk of the NBA personnel- many WNBA players. If they're complaining- which many were- to management, what else were they going to do? It's sad though because the actual city of Charlotte was on their side.

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
08/11/16 1:38 pm

No. It is strictly about money. They were afraid advertisers were going to boycott.

HonestyIsBest Rockaway Beach, NY
08/11/16 1:47 pm

I'd say a bit of both.

mpurple oh no. trump won.
08/11/16 12:34 pm

We agree on something, shoeless.

shoeless Texas
08/11/16 3:00 pm

Alright! I bet we find more if we keep trying.

devspi Liberal Republican
08/11/16 12:32 pm

Extremely, but it has to do with foreign relations.