The NBA playoffs will resume Saturday after the league and the National Basketball Players Association detailed commitments that made players comfortable continuing the postseason.
President Trump on Thursday criticized the league after player protests over police brutality led to the postponement of playoff games.
The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers voted to boycott the remaining few games of the NBA season Wednesday night, in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Games between Milwaukee and Orlando, Houston and Oklahoma City and the Los Angeles Lakers and Portland.
The NBA’s Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida, another major step toward getting teams back onto the court and playing games again.