The entire NBA playoffs will most likely be boycotted “Jacob Blake boycott” by the teams because of the ongoing police brutality in the US. The Bucks, who are from Wisconsin where Jacob Blake was shot seven times, are the first to boycott. Currently waiting for a statement from commissioner Silver
Game 5 of series vs. Orlando Magic after shooting of Jacob Blake The Milwaukee Bucks have decided to boycott Game 5 of their series against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday in the aftermath of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
Leonard Williams: “We definitely saw what happened with Detroit [Lions] and inspired by it.” Says JacobBlake shooting in Wisconsin another sign racial injustice “has been going on for 400 years” and needs to stop. On the Bucks’ boycott: “I think it’s above sports.”
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Milwaukee Bucks Boycott NBA Playoff Game Over Jacob Blake Shooting !!!! …. The Milwaukee Bucks basketball team is currently boycotting its NBA playoff game with the Orlando Magic over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, Variety has confirmed. Tip off between the two teams was scheduled for 1 p.m. PT, but as of present the Bucks team is refusing to take the court. The Magic had been warming up for the game, but then left the court when it became clear their opponents weren’t coming out. Blake was shot seven times by a police officer as he was trying to get into his car. The shooting was caught in video, and has led to large protests in Kenosha. Those protests have resulted in two people being killed in a shooting, and one being seriously injured.