support of Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s right to freedom of speech and CCTV canceling its broadcasts of preseason NBA games in China, one Chinese media outlet has invited its followers to express their views, in one of four ways.n response to Adam Silver’s
The poll put up on the Weibo account of Cover News, a Sichuan-based new media outlet, asks its followers “Do you want to say ______?” before giving the following options:
- “I support stopping the broadcasts! Beautifully done!”
- “This kind of NBA, I don’t want to watch anyway.”
- “Morey must apologize!”
- “Basketball has no national borders, fans have the motherland.”
So far, more than 140,000 netizens have voted on the poll. There are still six days left until a winning sentiment is crowned but already Weibo users are complaining about the difficulty of voting in such a poll.
“With these options, how can I choose just one?” writes one netizen.