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Milwaukee Bucks Will Sit Out Game 5 Against Magic in Boycott

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According to multiple reports, the Bucks are sitting in the locker room and have not taken the court. Adrian Wojnarowski reports they are boycotting.

Orlando Magic v Milwaukee Bucks - Game Five Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The Milwaukee Bucks have not taken the court ahead of their Game Five against the Orlando Magic. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that the Bucks have decided to sit out the game entirely.

Earlier, Wojnarowski reported that league officials were outside the locker room.

After the Bucks did not take the court for warmups, the Magic returned to the locker room, leaving an empty arena.

LeBron James tweeted out support for the Bucks’ decision. The Lakers face the Trail Blazers in Game Five tonight.

According to Shams Charania of the Athletic, the Bucks are using their platform to contact the Wisconsin attorney general.