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Boston Celtics' Kanter sparks backlash in China after comments on Tibet, Xi

SHANGHAI, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Boston Celtics highlights were absent from China's Tencent Holdings Ltd sports platform after their backup center Enes Kanter criticized Chinese President Xi Jinping and China's treatment of Tibet. Kanter, who has a history of activism speaking out against his native Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan, tweeted...
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Celtics games pulled off air in China after Enes Kanter’s comments on Tibet

Boston Celtics games have been pulled off the air in China by Tencent following Enes Kanter’s recent comments on the Free Tibet movement. Tencent is one of the leading NBA broadcasters in China. Tencent has marked all recent broadcasts of Celtics games as unavailable, and has indicated no games will...
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Why China pulled Celtics games after Enes Kanter tweeted about Tibet

Following a video in which center Enes Kanter expressed support for Tibet, Celtics games have been pulled off Chinese media, according to reports. Kanter posted the video on his social media prior to Boston's season-opening loss to the Knicks on Oct. 20, 2021. He later wore shoes that featured the phrase "Free Tibet" during the game and shared a photo of them on Twitter.
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Boston Celtics game broadcast pulled in China after Enes Kanter's pro-Tibet posts

(CNN) — The NBA is facing another incident involving China after Enes Kanter, center for the Boston Celtics, criticized the country's treatment of Tibet. The broadcast of the Celtics' season-opening game against the New York Knicks was pulled by Chinese video-streaming site Tencent, while fans took to Chinese social media to denounce Kanter and the Celtics.
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Celtics games banned from Chinese TV following Enes Kanter's "Free Tibet" tweet

The Celtics have joined the 76ers as personae non gratae after Enes Kanter tweeted this video:. The Celtics will no longer be shown on Tencent or be discussed on Weibo according to multiple reports. Previously the whole NBA was banned after Daryl Morey tweeted support for the people of Hong Kong, but after NBA players and higher ups played nice with China, that banned was lifted months into the new COVID world.
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NBA's Enes Kanter Faces Backlash From China After Slamming "Brutal Dictator" Xi Jinping

After previously getting his NBA games blacked out in Turkey over his criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Enes Kanter is banned in another country for calling another world leader a “brutal dictator.”. Now a member of the Boston Celtics, the Turkish basketball player called on President Xi Jinping...
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Enes Kanter rips China's Xi as 'brutal dictator,' streaming giant pulls Celtics games

BOSTON - Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter’s scathing remarks about Chinese President Xi Jinping had consequences for the organization overseas. Kanter sent a pro-Tibet message in a Facebook video on Wednesday and during the game against the New York Knicks, he wore "Free Tibet" on his sneakers. He called Xi a "brutal dictator."
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