Donald Trump won't let National Basketball Association superstar come to the White House

Lawrence Kim
September 25, 2017

Trump tweeted in response: "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team".

He didn't stop offering his two cents on all things sporting there, and he took to Twitter to revoke an invitation to the White House for National Basketball Association star Steph Curry.

"It is now hitting home even more for me because he is now using sports as the platform to try to divide us", James said.

As most of us know, President Trump has been on the offensive when it comes to professional athletes this week.

Curry's team, the Golden State Warriors, won last year's league and were expected to visit the White House in celebration.

"While we meant to meet as a team at the first opportunity we had this morning to collaboratively discuss a potential visit to the White House, we accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited", the Warriors said in a statement. "I think it's basically at a point where I'm a little frustrated, man, because this guy that we've put in charge has tried to divide us once again" James said via his digital company platform Uninterrupted.

"I don't want to go (to the White House) that's kind of the nucleus of my belief", Curry told reporters.

President Donald Trump triggered a backlash from the USA professional sports world on Saturday after withdrawing a White House invitation to the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and condemning NFL players protesting the national anthem. Other players, coaches, and even Jaguars owner and Trump supporter Shad Khan locked arms in solidarity.

If you're keeping score at home, here are a few things that have really been bothering this insecure and unwell president lately: National Football League players exercising their First Amendment rights, NBA players not worshipping him, the Emmys, and ESPN.

"When people like yourselves turn on television and you see those people taking the knee when they are playing our great national anthem - the only thing you could do better is if you see it, even if it's one player, leave the stadium", Trump said.

Trump responded with an early morning Twitter salvo.

"It's for all of us to come together".

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