Lakers arrive in Shanghai without much fanfare in wake of NBA-China dispute

Lakers in Shanghai
A worker removes a promotional banner from a building for the NBA preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai.
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Tania Ganguli covers the Lakers for the Los Angeles Times. Previously, she spent six years covering J.J. Watt’s avocado consumption and other NFL subjects for the Florida Times-Union, Houston Chronicle and ESPN. An Arcadia High School and Northwestern University graduate, she has also covered high school sports, NASCAR, the Orlando Magic and one boat race for the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Orlando Sentinel.   
Alice Su is a foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times based in Beijing, China.