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At least five sports were affected by boycotts in the United States on Wednesday, as players refused to continue to participate in protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake.

Blake, an unarmed black man, was shot at least seven times in the back by a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, adding to the trauma of recent shootings of other black people across America.

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All the NBA Games scheduled for tonight will not be played after the Milwaukee Bucks decided to boycott game 5 of their first round playoffs against the Orlando Magic, which was scheduled to begin at 4:00pm EST.

The boycott was triggered by the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday. Blake was shot in the back seven times by a police officer who was responding to a domestic dispute.

Blake survived the shooting but is paralyzed from the waist down and is unlikely to walk again.