Loong Lions

Sam Wachs is shown holding a sign reading "Free Hong Kong."
Courtesy of Sam Wachs
Tim Jimenez
October 09, 2019 - 7:35 am
A Sixers fan says he was tossed from Tuesday night’s preseason game against a Chinese team because he held up a sign that was supportive of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. As the Sixers hosted the Guangzhou Loong Lions on Tuesdaylast night, and his wife held up fluorescent green signs...
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Tim Jimenez
October 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
Tuesday's Sixers preseason opener against the Guangzhou Long Lions in Philadelphia has been on the schedule for a while, and Sixers spokesman Dave Scholler says the team is focusing not on political issues, but on how basketball bridges cultural differences.
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