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Round-Up: NBA world weighs in on playoff protests

Playoff games have been canceled for a second straight day.

NBA: Playoffs-Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

This week’s protests following the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin have resulted in the postponement of NBA postseason competition and passionate responses from a variety of personalities across the world of professional basketball.

Playoff games were canceled for Wednesday and Thursday. Off the court, many have made their voices heard.

Kenny Smith of the ‘NBA on TNT’ team walked off the show’s set in solidarity.

Los Angeles Lakers guard J.R. Smith spread his message on Instagram.

Wizards guard John Wall:

Grizzlies guard Ja Morant:

Clippers head coach Doc Rivers spread one of the strongest messages in response to police brutality.

Former head coach Stan Van Gundy:

Referee Mark Davis shared the perspective of NBA officials.

NBA legend Bill Russell reminded us that reminded us that there are bigger things than basketball.

Dwayne Wade kept it simple.

Stephen A. Smith: ‘This is what it’s all about, sacrifice.’

Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan:

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray:

Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell:

Lakers analyst Robert Horry spoke of the fear he has for his sons.

‘NBA on TNT’ analyst Chris Webber: ‘If not now, when?’

ESPN’s Bobby Marks:

And LeBron James:

There’s no shortage of reaction to what’s going on. Please share additional voices below.

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