Nike, the business that chose Kaepernick as a spokesman, pulls Rockets gear from its China stores (per Reuters)
The stakes are high for NBA, whose franchise in China is said to be worth over $4 billion, after Houston Rockets merchandise were pulled from several Chinese Nike stores amid the furor surrounding a tweet in support of anti-government protests in Hong Kong
"Managers at five Nike stores in Beijing and Shanghai told Reuters during visits on Thursday they had been told in recent days via a memo from management that all Rockets merchandise had to be removed."
Why were Nike’s Betsy Ross shoes really spiked? ****
"Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything." Right.