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NBA Fan Raises $43K In Under Two Days To Support HK Protesters At Season Opener in LA

A worker removes a promotional banner from a building for the NBA October 10 preseason game in China between the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai.
A worker removes a promotional banner from a building for the NBA October 10 preseason game in China between the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai.
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The NBA season opens in less than two weeks at Staples Center. It’s a must-see match-up between the Lakers and Clippers. But one fan wants to make the night memorable for another reason: Hong Kong democracy.