The Grayzone

Tensions between the United States and China have boiled over yet again in recent weeks, with the latest dispute being set off by one of the rare sources of unity between the two countries: basketball.

Ignited by a now-deleted tweet, in which a high-ranking executive of the National Basketball Association (NBA) expressed support for protest movement in Hong Kong, the issue has ballooned into an ideological confrontation between Washington and Beijing over charged issues such as free speech, censorship, and national sovereignty. 

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