Chinese state TV blacks out NBA season opener after threat of 'retribution'

  The Guardian 

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* League and China in dispute over Hong Kong protests * Broadcasters and sponsors have threatened boycottChina’s state broadcaster, CCTV, went against tradition and did not show any NBA games onthe opening day of the new season . CCTV customarily shows the first game of the NBA season, which started in North America on Tuesday night, the early hours of Wednesday in China. However, the season open
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