Trail Blazers, Lakers Boycott Game 5 – Blazers Edge

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, MagicBucks and ThunderRockets, 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:

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