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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.
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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.

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.