Despite virus cases, Nets say no thought to skipping restart
Spencer Dinwiddie is a maybe, with his status unclear after both he and Jordan tested positive for the coronavirus. The Brooklyn Nets don't look ready for a restart, but general manager Sean Marks said Wednesday there was no discussion of the team not traveling to Florida for the resumption of the NBA season. Vaughn had moved Jordan into the starting lineup, but now the job apparently goes back to Jarrett Allen. They eventually decided it was best to first come back to Brooklyn, and both Dinwiddie and Jordan tested positive after returning. He sent his family to Phoenix when the virus struck New York, only to find that Arizona's cases are now rising.
LeBron James says Houston Rockets' GM was not 'educated' on Hong Kong situation when he tweeted
Rockets GM Daryl Morey set off a spiral of events earlier this month after his tweet drew widespread anger in China . But that criticism sparked backlash against James, with one U.S. lawmaker slamming the LA Lakers star for "putting profits over human rights." NBA superstar LeBron James criticized the general manager of Houston Rockets for not being "educated on the situation" when he tweeted in support of the Hong Kong anti-government protests. Tencent, which owns the digital streaming rights for NBA in China, also "temporarily" suspended the preseason broadcast arrangements. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver eventually came out to support Morey but players have been largely quiet on the issue.cnbc.com