Lakers star James calls lack of charges in Blake shooting 'blow to heart'

Los Angeles (AFP) – NBA superstar LeBron James called the decision not to bring charges in the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin “a blow to the heart” on Tuesday. “To hear what happened in Kenosha today was a blow to the heart and to the gut,” James said after the Lakers’ win over the Grizzlies in Memphis. Blake, an African American, was left paralyzed in the incident last August, which sparked an historic sporting boycott that began when Milwaukee Bucks players declined to play game five of their NBA first-round playoff series in protest of the shooting in the club’s home state. Ken…

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