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The NBA, the NBPA and the WNBA released statements in the wake of former police officer Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict for the murder of George Floyd.

The NBA and the Players Association released a joint statement attributed to NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, which said, they were, "pleased justice appeared to be served," but, "also recognize there is much work to be done."

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released a statement, which said, "while this verdict represents a step towards justice, we are reminded that justice is too often not the outcome for people of color."

Both leagues said they planned to redouble racial justice campaigning efforts. The NBA earlier this week instructed teams to brace for game postponements in the wake of the Chauvin verdict, according to ESPN.

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