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27 Aug 2020 • 10 mins
Last night, the Milwaukee Bucks left the Orlando Magic waiting on the court in game 5 of the first round of the NBA playoffs. They were the first to go on strike in support of the protests in Kenosha over the shooting of Jacob Blake.That led to all three NBA playoff games last night being postponed along with the WNBA, Major League Soccer and the MLB had a few teams, including the Milwaukee Brewers, who also refused to play.Plus, the political presidential parallels between now and 1968.And, the economic costs of closing schools.Guests: Axios' Kendall Baker, Hans Nichols, and Erica Pandey.Credits: "Axios Today" is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Carol Alderman, Cara Shillenn, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Naomi Shavin and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Go deeper:NBA postpones all of tonight's playoff games after Milwaukee boycottTrump and Biden ready to refight 1968The cost of closed schools Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices