July 31, 2020

China academy abuse claims ‘disturbing’, says NBA

Hong Kong (AFP) – Claims of physical abuse at NBA basketball academies in China are “disturbing”, a senior official said, while adding that none of the coaches provided by the league were accused of wrongdoing.Deputy commissioner Mark Tatum said the NBA was reassessing its programme in China and that the league’s role was limited to providing just three coaches at each Chinese-run academy.An ESPN report released this week detailed physical abuse and a lack of schooling at the academies in Shandong, Zhejiang and Xinjiang — the western region where China is accused of holding one million people…

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