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Former NBA center advises Kevin Durant tweet ‘Free Taiwan’ to get traded off by Nets owner Joe Tsai

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  • Former NBA center Andrew Bogut took to Twitter to poke fun at the NBA’s extremely sensitive relationship with China with a dig at Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai.
  • Bogut’s tweet focused on Nets power forward Kevin Durant, who expressed his desire to be traded from the team over a month ago.
  • He tweeted, “An easy way for KD to get out of @joetsai1999’s @BrooklynNets that no NBA analyst is discussing. A simple tweet: ‘Free Hong Kong, Free Taiwan.’ Gone the next day …”
  • Bogut’s tweet is an apparent shot at Tsai, who is a known supporter of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Former NBA center Andrew Bogut recently poked fun at the NBA’s extremely sensitive relationship with China.

In a tweet on Saturday, Bogut offered an unconventional solution to Nets power forward Kevin Durant, who expressed his desire to be traded from the Brooklyn Nets.