The NBA, Disney, Apple, Google, Microsoft & Nike have been profiting off totalitarian slave labor and the abuse of workers and children. Then the companies preach to us all about moral behavior!! Trump needs to act and act now. Make this a TOP campaign issue Mr. President. It all needs to stop!
The report said athletes were struck by coaches, housed in crowded conditions and not given schooling as promised.
The N.B.A. has been accused of helping run basketball academies in China where children were regularly abused by coaches and staff members at government-run facilities, according to a scathing ESPN report on Wednesday that put the league’s relationship with the authoritarian country once again in a harsh spotlight.
The report, published one day before the N.B.A. resumes a season delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, cited several league staffers who spoke on condition of anonymity. The staff members, according to ESPN, said that Chinese coaches physically struck players and that athletes were housed in poor conditions and deprived of schooling that was promised when the academies began their relationship with the N.B.A.