Ex-NBA Star Fined For Covid Comments In China

  • Former NBA star Jeremy Lin, who plays for a Chinese team, was fined 10,000 yuan ($1,400) for criticizing quarantine facilities, China’s professional league and a news report said Friday.
  • The ruling Communist Party is trying to crush criticism of the human cost and disruption of its “zero Covid” strategy, which has confined millions of people to their homes.
  • Lin, born in California to parents from Taiwan, was the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA.
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