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Report: Lakers-Blazers Game 5 postponed due to protests

Following suit with the Bucks and Magic, Los Angeles and Portland will not play Game 5 of their first-round series on Wednesday.

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during a game against the Portland Trail Blazers during Round One Game Four of the NBA Playoffs on August 24, 2020 at The AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.  Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers have decided to protest Game 5 of their first-round series on Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. ET in aftermath of the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. CNN reported on Wednesday that all NBA playoffs games have been postponed as a result of the protests, started by the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks decided not to take the court for Game 5 of their series vs. the Orlando Magic at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Now, all games have been postponed.