Rockets guard Bobby Brown writes name on Great Wall of China, apologizes


It wasn’t all fun news from the Rockets in China.

Houston point guard Bobby Brown – on an unguaranteed contract during the preseason – posted a photo of his name written on the Great Wall of China:

NBA Houston Rockets player Bobby Brown showed on his Weibo account that he had a blast at the Great Wall of China, but he deletedthe post later. (Photo from Weibo)

Brown has played the last few years in China, which is barely relevant. Not defacing historical sites is just common sense.

At least Brown apologized in a statement, via the Houston Chronicle:

“We were out enjoying the Great Wall. I never been, it was my first time. I wrote my name on the wall in chalk. I saw different writings – I didn’t mean any harm by it. I made a mistake. I could have just put my hand over it and erased it. It will never happen again. I’ve been playing in China for three years now and I have the utmost respect for the Chinese culture, and the way of living here. I pretty much adapted, coming from the states, here for three years. My teammates, the fans in Shenzhen and the fans all over were great to me, and I just want to sincerely apologize for that.”