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The court sits empty after a postponed NBA basketball first round playoff game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic on August 26 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
The court sits empty after a postponed NBA basketball first round playoff game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic on August 26 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Ashley Landis/Pool/AP

Multiple sports leagues have postponed games after players decided not to play following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

Here’s a look at what games have been postponed so far:

NBA: The league put games on hold deep into its playoff schedule after Milwaukee Bucks players decided not to take part in their Wednesday matchup.

  • Milwaukee Bucks vs. Orlando Magic: The Bucks led the series 3-1, but game five was suspended after the team’s players walked out.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: The Rockets-Thunder game was later postponed, with the series tied 2-2.
  • Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers: The NBA also put the brakes on Wednesday night’s other game.

WNBA: The three games set for Wednesday in the WNBA were also called off.

  • Washington Mystics vs. Atlanta Dream
  • Los Angeles Sparks vs. Minnesota Lynx
  • Connecticut Sun vs. Phoenix Mercury

MLB: The protests reached the world of baseball too, with several players deciding not to take part in games on Wednesday. The MLB said it supported their decision in a statement on Wednesday night. The postponements included Milwaukee’s other major sports team, the Brewers, who were due to play the Reds.

  • Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds
  • San Diego padres vs. Seattle Mariners
  • San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

MLS: Soccer was also postponed in the US on Wednesday, with several MLS players showing their solidarity with the Bucks online. The league’s Orlando-Nashville game kicked off on time at 7:30 p.m. ET, but all the games scheduled to start later were suspended:

  • Inter Miami CF vs. Atlanta United
  • FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids
  • Real Salt Lake vs. LAFC
  • San Jose Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers
  • LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders 

Most leagues have more games scheduled for Thursday night, which are still set to take place.

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