Houston Rockets Nike merchandise disappears from China stores

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Houston Rockets sneakers and other merchandise were pulled from several Nike () stores in major Chinese cities amid the furor surrounding a tweet from the team’s general manager in support of anti-government protests in Hong Kong. Managers at five Nike stores in Beijing and Shanghai told Reuters during visits on Thursday they had been told in recent days via a memo from management that all Rockets merchandise had to be removed.

Link: Houston Rockets Nike merchandise disappears from China stores
via http://www.reuters.com

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