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‘The season is in jeopardy’: NBA players decide to sit out all of Wednesday’s playoff games over Jacob Blake shooting


The Milwaukee Bucks decided to “strike” and not take the floor for their playoff game today in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. The game between the Bucks and the Orlando Magic was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon, but the teams remained in their respective locker rooms.

Games between the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder, and the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers were then also postponed, according to the NBA.

The city of Milwaukee, where the Bucks play their home games, is about 40 miles from Kenosha.

Officers in Kenosha shot and wounded Jacob Blake, a Black man, after…


NBA postpones Wednesday’s playoff games as players protest shooting of Jacob Blake

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