China promises ‘retribution’ against NBA as war of words escalates

  The NBA still has a massive China issue, one that threatens the league’s future overseas plan. A sizable television audience and a future home...

NBA’s Silver will face ‘retribution’ for saying Beijing wanted Rockets GM fired

  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will face “retribution sooner or later” for saying that Beijing wanted him to fire the general manager of the Houston...

NBA facing ‘substantial’ losses over China dispute

  The US National Basketball Association has suffered "substantial" losses after an online comment from a team executive prompted a crisis in its relations with...

After backlash, LeBron James says he’s done talking about about NBA, China issue

  Both NBA and Chinese officials were hoping tensions around Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s Tweet about Hong Kong protesters would start to fade with the...

Are LeBron James and the rest of the NBA right to bow to China?

  The Chinese government won’t put up with this sort of thing. And LeBron James darn well knows it. The NBA star suggested Monday it’s better...

China suspended ties with the NBA last week. Now it’s starting to restore them

  Tencent has quietly resumed online broadcasts in China of National Basketball Association preseason games after a dispute last week prompted all of the American...

China Conflict Mutes N.B.A.’s New-Season Buzz

  This embryonic N.B.A. season has already given us Trae Young dribbling through J.J. Redick’s legs, Ben Simmons swishing a 3-pointer as if he always...

NBA Calls Off News Conferences For Players In China As Controversy Lingers

  After several days of controversy, the NBA will complete its exhibition series in China with Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the...

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid call off Wales forward’s China move

  Gareth Bale's move to China is off after Real Madrid cancelled the deal, with the Wales winger now set to stay at the Spanish...

For China’s ‘Steel Roses,’ World Cup Is Only the Latest Letdown

  China’s national team did not blaze through the group stage of the World Cup in France as much as stumble. It scored a single goal...