NBA officials and players like to fancy the NBA at the forefront of the movement for pro sports to become more socially conscious.

But that’s all fake.

And the NBA just got called out for this huge example of political hypocrisy.

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is on a tear.

Kanter has called out Communist China for practicing genocide and Uyghur Muslims.

It didn’t stop there.

Kante also called out LeBron James’ silence on Communist China.

In an interview on Fox and Friends, Kanter ripped the NBA for wanting to make it seem like the league fought against injustices by painting Black Lives Matter on the court and letting the players wear social justice slogans on the back on their jerseys, but when it came to Communist China and the evil governments human rights abuses, Commissioner Adam Silver and the rest of the political big mouths clammed up.

Kanter explained that the NBA didn’t want to risk its financial bottom line.

“Two years ago, when we were in the bubble, you know, NBA was standing with Black Lives Matter, and it gave me so much hope and motivation. I was like, ‘Finally, an organization standing up for something bigger than basketball,’ right? But to me, it was very fake when it comes to things like what’s happening in China because NBA and also Adam Silver is the one telling us to speak out against all the injustices happening, not just in America, but all over the world,” Kanter advised. “So, to me, it was very important,” Kanter stated.

Last year, then-Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey praised pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, causing the Communist Chinese government to black out NBA games.

The NBA makes hundreds of millions of dollars in broadcast contracts with Communist China.

It’s easy for the NBA to line up with Black Lives Matter because woke corporations will reward the NBA taking on that low hanging political fruit.

But when money is on the line, the NBA bends the knee to Communist China.

Sports with Balls will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.