It is customary that after a workforce wins a championship of their given sport, they make a visit to Washington to see the President. However for the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, they could determine to not make the journey this yr.
Staff officers advised ESPN Friday they’ll meet as a group subsequent week to determine whether or not or not go to President Donald Trump on the White Home. The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals to win their second championship within the final three years.
To date, the Trump administration has but to increase an invitation to the workforce. A number of Warriors gamers, together with coach Steve Kerr, have been crucial of Trump and his administration since he took workplace.
Former league MVP Stephen Curry stated Friday through the workforce’s media day that he would vote to not attend the White Home if the group have been invited.
NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant stated in August he wouldn’t go both.
“Nah, I will not do this,” Durant stated on the time. “I do not respect who’s in workplace proper now.”
Since taking workplace in January, President Trump has hosted the Tremendous Bowl champion New England Patriots and the World Collection champion Chicago Cubs.
The NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, who gained their second consecutive Stanley Cup in June, have already stated they might go to the White Home if invited.