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Trail Blazers, Lakers Boycott Game 5

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All games on Wednesday have been postponed and will be rescheduled.

Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Five Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images

Players from both the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Lakers have decided to sit out Game 5 of their first-round series. The boycott was prompted by the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Wednesday’s two other games, Magic-Bucks and Thunder-Rockets, were also postponed. All three games will be rescheduled.

Update 1: Shams Charania of The Athletic reports that players will meet in Orlando to discuss their next steps: