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” The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association today announced that due to the Milwaukee Bucks choice to not take the floor today for Game 5 against the Orlando Magic, todays three video games– Bucks vs. Magic, Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers– have been held off. Game 5 of each series will be rescheduled,” the league stated in a statement.
Milwaukee Bucks owner Marc Lasry told CNBC: “I totally support what the team is doing and I am going to do whatever I can to assist them get their message out to attempt and bring about modification.”
When players from the Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks did not take the court when their playoff video game was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, the NBA protest began. The NBA revealed it would delay all games on Wednesday following reports that the other groups arranged to play prepared to boycott their video games.
Blake, a Black guy, was shot multiple times by authorities in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The occurrence has actually stimulated demonstrations in Kenosha throughout the week. Blake is supposedly disabled from the waist down.
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All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday will be held off as players object the shooting Sunday of Jacob Blake, the league announced. The games will be rescheduled.
Blake, a Black guy, was shot several times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Subscribe to CNBC Classic: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCclassic
CNBCs Kelly Evans on the National Basketball Association plan to move forward with its playoffs and the inclusion of more social justice problems. She discusses with CNBC.com sports company reporter Jabari Young and CNBCs Eric Chemi. For access to live and special video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NGeIvi