Report: LA Lakers and Clippers boycott remainder of 2020 NBA season in wake of boiling racial tensions brought on by police-involved shooting of Jacob Blake
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers have reportedly voted to boycott the remainder of the 2020 NBA season, following the Milwaukee Bucks boycott of Game 5 against the Orlando Magic.
The boycotts are in response to the Jacob Blake police-involved shooting that occurred in Kenosha, Wis.
Orlando Magic players were ready for tip-off, but they left the court after the Bucks didn’t come out of the locker room.
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LeBron James took to Twitter late Wednesday afternoon, and vented his frustrations about racial justice in the U.S..
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