U.S. Senator Calls on NBA to Cancel China Games Amid Hong Kong Protest Row

China bans broadcasts of Houston Rockets games and deletes South Park clips after getting targeted by the satirical show.

(Translated) ​សមាជិក​ព្រឹទ្ធសភា​សហរដ្ឋ​អាមេរិក​អំពាវនាវ​ឱ្យ​ NBA ​លុបចោល​ការប្រកួត​កីឡា​ចិន​នៅ​ចំពេល​ជួរ​ដេក​តវ៉ា​របស់​ហុងកុង ​ប្រទេស​ចិន​ហាមឃាត់​ការចាក់ផ្សាយ​ហ្គេម​ហ៊ូស្តុន​រ៉កក​និង​លុប​ក្លីប​ផាក​ខាងត្បូង​ឧទ្យាន​បន្ទាប់ពី​ត្រូវបាន​កំណត់​គោលដៅ​ដោយ​ការសម្តែង​បែប​កំប្លែង​

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