As Twitchy reported earlier, billionaire venture capitalist and part-owner of the Golden State Warriors Chamath Palihapitiya did an interview in which he said that no one cares about the Uyghurs and that the United States is no better than China.

The NBA’s been pretty silent on human rights abuses in China, and the Warriors PR department put out a statement today that distanced them from Palihapitiya’s comments without necessarily standing up against China, either.

“As a limited investor who has no day-to-day operating functions with the Warriors, Mr. Palihapitiya does not speak on behalf of our franchise, and his views certainly don’t reflect those of our organization,” it reads.

A lot of people in the replies sincerely don’t know what the statement is about. What views?

Partial credit for issuing a statement, but this would have been a perfect opportunity to make the Warriors’ views clear.

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Palihapitiya has issued a statement of his own, making it clear that human rights matter, full stop:


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