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SportsPulse: Clippers head coach Doc Rivers was emotional during his postgame news conference when he addressed his outrage over the shooting of Jacob Blake. USA TODAY

We demand change. 

That was the theme of the messages of support many NBA players, including LeBron James, shared Wednesday as the and police brutality by refusing to play Game 5 of t opening playoff round series against the Orlando Magic. Police in Kenosha, Wisconsin — 40 minutes from Milwaukee — shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, seven times in the back on Sunday. 

“(Expletive) THIS MAN!!!!” as the protest became apparent. “WE DEMAND CHANGE. SICK OF IT.” 

The Bucks’ protest compelled the scheduled for Wednesday. 

The Los Angeles Lakers star was not alone

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