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Inside the hectic hours around a historic NBA boycott

This story was reported and written by ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Malika Andrews and Zach Lowe. On Thursday morning, NBA players decided to resume the playoffs.

WE HEARD IT in their voices. The pain. The anger. The desperate cry for justice.

The video of Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black father of six, being shot seven times by Kenosha, Wisconsin, police hit the NBA and its players in waves this week.

"Why does it always have to get to the point where we see the guns firing?