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Milwaukee Bucks Skip Playoff Game To Protest Shooting

The Milwaukee Bucks boycotted their playoff game against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday afternoon to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., on Sunday. The game was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. EDT, but minutes before tipoff, the Bucks still had not taken the court. “Some things are bigger than basketball,” Alex Lasry, senior vice president of the Bucks, tweeted Wednesday afternoon. “The stand taken today by the players and org shows that we’re fed up. Enough is enough. Change needs to happen.
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