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Houston Rockets Blasted for 'Happy Chinese New Year!' Message

Houston Rockets Blasted for 'Happy Chinese New Year!' Message

The Houston Rockets are taking criticism for a new video posted to Twitter showing several players wishing “all the Chinese fans” a happy Chinese New Year.

Ticker, Austin Rivers, Danuel House Jr., and Gerald Green, all wishing “the Chinese fans” a happy new year.

— Mike Cernovich (@Cernovich) January 24, 2020

— Kybernetx (@Kybernetx) January 24, 2020

The team took slings and arrows last October when Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted his support for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, but was soon called on the carpet by the league for upsetting the Chinese government for siding with pro-democracy forces.

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