NBA Accused of Running ‘Sweat Camp’ in China Where Children Were Physically Abused in New ESPN Investigation


A new investigation by ESPN has raised questions about potential human rights abuses within a National Basketball Association-run development program in China, with one former coach accusing the program of being a “sweat camp” run by the Chinese government. 

On Wednesday, the Disney-owned sports network published an explosive report citing  American coaches who have complained of how their Chinese counterparts at three NBA training academies in China physically abused young players and failed to provide schooling.