August 25 2020 7:25pm

Raptors’ VanVleet, Powell say team boycott of games discussed in response to Jacob Blake shooting

Toronto Raptors’ players Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell spoke out on Tuesday in response to the recent shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man shot by police last Friday, which his father said has left him paralyzed, saying that a boycott of games has been discussed. The team is to play the Boston Celtics on Thursday, but according to the players, the Celtics have also been part of the discussion.

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