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Draymond Green Has Message For People Saying Sports Can Wait

Draymond Green during game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers.

PORTLAND, OREGON - MAY 18: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors reacts to a call during the first half in game three of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center on May 18, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green has sent a message to people saying sports can wait.

NBA players decided to boycott Wednesday's playoff games. There's reportedly talk of the entire postseason being canceled. The Lakers and the Clippers reportedly voted to boycott the remainder of the season on Wednesday night.

While Green supports his fellow NBA players, he also wants them to understand how important their platforms are - and that those platforms come from playing.

"I stand with my brothers in the bubble continuing to stand for what’s right and fight the oppression of Black People. But I do hope that they understand, that we too have a job to do, which is continue building that very platform that we are using to speak for OUR PEOPLE!" he wrote on Twitter.

Green then shared a lengthy message he sent to someone saying sports can wait right now.

"The notion that athletes should just stop working but no one else in the world should stop is baffling to me," he wrote. "Why stop doing the very thing that offers you the biggest platform to speak for those that look like me/us."

NBA players are reportedly meeting again on Thursday morning and there's growing optimism that the playoffs will eventually resume.

A final decision on the NBA's season could come today.