Israel boycott newest scandal for NBA?
Team ends partnership with IDF contractor
A National Basketball Association team has ended its contract with a company that also worked with the Israel Defense Forces in what could be the next big scandal for the league.
The move comes amid the fallout of the NBA’s apology to China for a tweet of support by the Houston Rockets general manager for the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests.
Breaking News Israel reports the Portland Trail Blazers have joined the left-wing campaign urging companies, governments and others to boycott boycott, divest, and sanction Israel.
Pro-BDS groups that called for the end of the “Hometown Hero” partnership with the team included the Portland chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace, Portland Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), Lutherans for Justice in the Holy Land and Portland’s Resistance.