Celtics-Raptors series opener postponed, but play will resume


The Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors will not play Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal on Thursday to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, but NBA players have agreed to resume the postseason according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The game was scheduled to tip off at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. According to the Athletic’s Shams Charania, the goal is to resume the playoffs on Friday.