The NBA ended its relationship with its Xinjiang basketball academy more than a year ago.
According to a report by ESPN, athletes at Chinese basketball academies run by the N.B.A.
The latest backlash over Disney’s remake of the movie centers on how it was partly filmed in Xinjiang, where Uighurs live under repression.
The NBA ran into myriad problems by opening one of the academies in Xinjiang, a police state in western China where more than a million Uighur Muslims are now held in barbed-wire camps.
In a letter to a US senator obtained by Sports Illustrated, the NBA says it has cut ties with a Chinese-based academy located in the controversial region of Xinjiang.
The National Basketball Association has severed ties to a training centre in China's western Xinjiang region, where Beijing faces growing international condemnation over its treatment of minorities.
The NBA launched 3 Chinese basketball academies to foster a more robust training environment for the youth population in China.
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Quick to take up the banner of ‘social justice’ in the U.S., the league turned a blind eye to abuse and neglect at its training academies in Xinjiang.