Obama ‘Proud’ of NBA Boycott Over Jacob Blake Shooting

Virtually every major sport has put its respective season on hold over the shooting of Jacob Blake.

The NBA was the first to make the move, with the Milwaukee Bucks refusing to take the floor for a game right after the shooting, which spurned the NBA to postpone all playoff games.

LeBron James led the charge, asking players to boycott the rest of the season as a way to bring awareness to the systemic racism he says exists in this country today.

Barack Obama jumped right on that bandwagon, tweeting, “I commend the players on the @Bucks for standing up for what they believe in, coaches like @DocRivers, and the @NBA and @WNBA for setting an example.

“It’s going to take all our institutions to stand up for our values.”

LeBron also unleashed a profanity-laced tweet demanding change in the White House.

I, however, am still trying to figure out what everyone is protesting.

Blake was a wanted man who had refused to oblige police commands and after being tased and fighting with police, went for a knife on the floorboard of his car.

If he was able to get to that knife, I am just curious about what all these people think he would have done with it considering his previous actions against the police.

There is definitely a time and a place to protest, but the case of Jacob Blake is not it.

You can read the full report on The Sun.

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