The Chinese government also canceled a Brooklyn Nets event on Tuesday. . The government actions come in response to Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet, . which supported protesters in the Hong Kong riots. . Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong. , Daryl Morey, via Twitter. Morey has since apologized for his tweet. . I did not intend my tweet to cause any offense to Rockets fans and friends of mine in China. I was merely voicing one thought, based on one interpretation. , Daryl Morey, via Twitter. The NBA Cares event in Shanghai was canceled just hours before Nets players arrived. . The Nets and Lakers are set to play two preseason games in China on Oct. 10 and Oct. 12.