Guerschon Yabusele was given a "serious warning" and a 10,000-yuan fine for not looking at the flag as required, the Chinese Basketball Association said.
In a statement issued on Saturday, Satnam Singh Bhamara said he has requested the NADA for a hearing by its Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel and to decide his case within three months.
NBA chief Adam Silver said the association was not going to apologise for the Houston Rockets executive "exercising his freedom of expression".
China heaped further pressure on NBA after a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive backing protests in Hong Kong.
The players are selected by NBA India based on their outstanding basketball skills.
NBA India Games 2019: India will host its first-ever NBA game on Friday featuring Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings.
Russell Crowe led a chorus of criticism Friday of the seating arrangements at a basketball clash between the United States and Australia.
The Orlando Magic are an American professional basketball team based out of Orlando, Florida.
The Under-21 section saw Tamil Nadu turn the tables on Punjab to win 70-59.
Punjab bounced back to defeat Kerala 72-48 while Tamil Nadu handed Maharashtra a 78-57 loss in the other semifinal.
Punjab ended the challenge of hosts Maharashtra 72-48 in a Pool B encounter.
LeBron James was honoured during a stoppage in play as the crowd of 20,500 gave him a big ovation and he was handed the game ball.
Nearly two years after leaving the NBA, Kobe Bryant won the Academy Award for best animated short on Sunday for "Dear Basketball".
NBA star Kevin Durant claimed his comments were 'taken out of context'.
The basketball player was in India recently.
The Wheelchair Federation of India is presently training men and women to compete at the 4th Bali Cup International Tournament starting in July
The US lawmakers hailed the International Basketball Federation's move towards ending its "discriminatory policy" that prevented Sikh basketball players from participating in international matches with turbans.