HOT August 27: NBA is in danger of canceling the tournament
The American Basketball Tournament (NBA) faces the risk of canceling the award with the strike of many players.
The NBA is at risk of canceling the tournament: After Covid-19, the American Professional Basketball (NBA) is at risk of canceling the tournament once more. The reason was that the players went on strike to support the anti-racist movement. In the latest meeting, the players of the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers asked to cancel the tournament. The meeting tomorrow (August 28) will most likely determine the fate of the season.
According to the latest news, two of this year’s season’s championship contenders left the emergency meeting that took place in the quarantine with their decision not to join the rest of the Playoffs 2020.
After this morning’s strike by the Milwaukee Bucks, the NBA postponed the remaining two pairs. Shortly thereafter, an urgent meeting was held inside the gathering area at Walt Disney with the presence of both the soccer teams and the referees.
According to the latest announcement from reporters Shams Charania (The Athletic) and Chris Haynes (YahooSports), the Lakers and Clippers are the only two teams that do not participate in voting on the continuation of the season, meaning that Playoffs 2020’s decision to boycott the rest of the game. These are also the first two teams to leave the meeting.
NBA basketball players felt angry
According to journalist Shams Charania, LeBron James was among those who spoke at the meeting and asked the owners to participate and act more together with the players in the rally this time.
Not long ago, the owner of LAL Clippers also spoke up and said he was extremely angry at the police shooting of black people Jacob Blake. He said this is also the time when everyone must speak up to fight for human rights, against injustice in American society and racism here.
At the moment the meeting is still going on, the Board of Directors of the tournament is also quite a headache before the decision from the Lakers and Clippers teams, two champions of this season.
The case of the Kenosha city police, Wisconsin shot in the back of Jacob Blake, a young man in front of three children on the afternoon of August 25 (local time) is a drop of water for NBA players. Before the season was restarted, the majority of the players were taking part in peaceful rallies to regain equity and fight racism in America following the deaths of George Floyd. and Breonna Taylor.