Thunder and Rockets players are sitting game five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. This news comes courtesy of Shams Charina of The Athletic.
The NBA and the NBAPA have released a statement saying:
"The NBA and the NBPA today announced that in light of the Milwaukee Bucks’ decision to not take the floor today for Game 5 against the Orlando Magic, today’s three games – MIL-ORL, HOU-OKC and LAL-POR have been postponed."
"Game 5 of each series will be rescheduledThe Thunder have canceled Billy Donovan's media availability."
"Game five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals was postponed tonight when the Milwaukee Bucks refused to take the floor."
There are multiple reports of a players meeting taking place at 7 pm Central. Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that players are tried of the "bubble environment" and discussions about postponing tomorrow's games are ongoing.
One veteran player is saying "The season is in jeopardy."
Players started leaving the playing facility around 3:50 pm. Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook spoke before the game was called off.
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With more than 20 years of experience hosting local and national radio shows, Erik Gee is a fixture of Oklahoma sports media. He has covered the Oklahoma City Thunder for the past six seasons. He is also the co-host of the Pat Jones show on 97.1 The Sports Animal in Tulsa.