It’s been a strange year for the NBA.  The season started with a major controversy when Rockets GM Daryl Morey sent out a tweet showing support for Hong Kong.

This didn’t sit well with the Chinese government and the fallout resulted in sponsorship deals being pulled and a loss of an insane amount of revenue.  

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The controversy also forced NBA players to make comments that supported the Chinese government and took shots at freedom of speech among other things. 

The financial implications could have an impact on trade deadline moves and the salary cap.

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