Trump says Cavs, Warriors won’t be invited to White House

LeBron James and Stephen Curry say whoever wins the NBA final will decline any invitation to the White House

LeBron James and Stephen Curry say whoever wins the NBA final will decline any invitation to the White House

National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that his reaction to President Donald Trump's announcement that the National Basketball Association champion will not be invited to the White House "is one of sadness".

In September, Trump revoked an invitation to the Warriors following their victory previous year over the Cavaliers after Curry had said he would vote against a planned visit to meet Trump at the White House.

Taking the podium next, Curry said, "I think I agree with 'Bron, I'm pretty sure the way we handled things previous year, we'll stay consistent with that".

"I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants to be invited anyway", he continued.

Later that day, Warriors point guard Steph Curry said he agreed with James.

"What else do you expect Trump to do?" said Durant, according to The Washington Post.

He said: "If they want to be here, it's the greatest place on Earth".

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"I think what you're seeing is, I think the athletes are showing patriotism through their community service", he said, alluding to the good deeds athletes do when they're away from the field. "Winning a championship is way bigger than getting invited to the White House, especially with him in it". At the time, James took to social media to support Curry.

Only a few members of the Eagles planned to attend the Tuesday event so Trump, who has lashed out at NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem before games, disinvited them. He said: "I think we'll have the Caps".

No matter whose team wins the NBA Finals, neither USA basketball superstar will be at the White House anytime soon.

"Listen we have a lot of freedom in our country".

When the Golden State Warriors won the championship last year, he denied the invitation to go last year.

After initially inviting the Warriors to visit the White House a year ago following their NBA Finals triumph over the Cavaliers, Trump rescinded the invite in September 2017. The move prompted a tweet from James, who wrote "U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going!"

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