Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is usually on of the NBA’s biggest outspoken progressives, always slamming President Trump and America for being racist, evil, and mean to minorities. But suddenly Kerr can’t find his voice where it comes to the real human rights abuses in China.
But Steve Kerr is still refusing to discuss the NBA’s China controversy.
The NBA is under pressure for siding with the oppressive communist Chinese government instead of the pro-freedom movement in the Chinese protectorate of Hong Kong, all because the NBA is raking in billions with big-money deals approved by the Chinese government.
Going into the second week of controversy over the league’s kowtowing to China, Kerr is still rebuffing questions about one of the biggest human rights abusers in the world, and his league’s hand-in-hand, big-money deals with them.
TMZ’s stringers caught up with Kerr after a dinner with star player Steph Curry. Amazingly, Kerr immediately shut down any questions about China.
Kerr’s refusal to answer TMZ’s questions came a full four days after he told the media that he needed time to “learn” about China’s controversial record.
When asked last Tuesday if he had a comment about China, Kerr replied “Actually I don’t,” the outspoken coach surprisingly said.
“A lot of us don’t know what to make of it,” Kerr added meekly:
Steve Kerr no comments on the Morey/China/NBA situation. Says he’s been reading about it, doesn’t feel versed enough to comment. Full back and forth here. pic.twitter.com/HM1NuF46vG
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) October 8, 2019
While Kerr is quick to attack President Donald Trump or Americans with whom he disagrees, apparently not even four days of study about the biggest human rights abuse in the world can give Kerr the confidence to speak out.
Meanwhile, China is one of the biggest human rights abusers in the world. And Kerr and his NBA pals are utterly silent even as they grab fistfuls of Chinese cash.
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