The Raptors were unable to come to an agreement with the federal government to play at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena.
The team said they are "aware of the reports."
Other leagues have already started playing again.
The pro sports’ actions are showing the influence athletes have as workers.
In the wake of the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake, many pro athletes are trying to shine a spotlight on racial inequality.
“I really feel we should be more supportive of Black Lives Matter," hockey analyst Kelly Hrudey says.
Power and wealth shouldn't be prerequisites for Black existence.
Players Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet presented him with the award.
All 17 players on the team replaced the names on their jerseys with political messages.