Sport Steph Curry says he ‘wouldn’t’ visit White House, but Warriors should decide as team

01:50  15 june  2017
01:50  15 june  2017 Source:   FOXSports

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  Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant will do 'whatever we can' to keep Warriors together after title Golden State has no time to rest after dethroning the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for its second title in three seasons.Golden State has no time to rest after dethroning the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for its second title in three seasons, with Durant and Curry set to become free agents. Durant, the Finals MVP who swapped the Thunder for the Warriors in search of an elusive championship, has a player option for 2017-18, while Curry is coming off contract.

The team ’s star point guard Steph Curry has also made negative comments about the president. Back in 2011, goalie Tim Thomas of the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins boycotted his team ’s visit to the Obama White House for political reasons.

It boils down to this: Championship sports teams typically visit the White House for some celebratory time with the President, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and star Steph Curry have not been shy about criticizing Donald Trump's time in the Oval Office.

  Steph Curry says he ‘wouldn’t’ visit White House, but Warriors should decide as team © Kyle Terada

Now that the Golden State Warriors have the Larry O’Brien Trophy back in their possession, virtually everyone in the organization is being asked whether a visit to the White House will be part of the team’s championship itinerary.

Though the team has publicly said it has yet to receive an invitation to meet President Trump and would make a decision only if invited, two-time MVP Steph Curry sounds like he would vote against the meet-and-greet.

“Somebody asked me about it a couple months ago, a hypothetical, if a championship were to happen: ‘What would I do?’” Curry told reporters Wednesday. “I think I answered that I wouldn’t go. I still feel like that today.”

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  Warriors say they haven't received White House invitation yet An unsubstantiated report making the rounds earlier Monday said the team had unanimously voted not to visit President Donald Trump.Fueled by an unsubstantiated tweet by a CNBC analyst, numerous news websites wrote stories saying the team had voted unanimously to skip the visit with President Donald Trump.

It boils down to this: Championship sports teams typically visit the White House for some celebratory time with the President, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and star Steph Curry have not been shy about criticizing Donald Trump's time in the Oval Office.

Kerr said . Similarly, Warriors guard Steph Curry reacted to UnderArmour CEO Kevin Plank calling President Trump a “real asset” to the nation by saying , “I agree with that 65 Responses to “ Warriors will skip White House visit ”. eazeback says : Jun 13, 2017 9:39 AM. great move! love it love it love it.

But Curry added that this will be a team decision, and the players and coaches have yet to discuss it.

“Obviously as a team we’re going to have a conversation,” Curry said. “This is a moment that we all need to enjoy together, and nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together and the different kind of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around a championship-winning team. We don’t want that to taint what we’ve accomplished this year, so we’ll handle that accordingly and responsibly and like I said do the right thing for us individually and as a group.”

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been one of the NBA’s more vocal critics of Trump, while veteran forward Andre Iguodala told reporters Tuesday that he would also vote against meeting the new president.

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The team also said that it hasn’ t received an invitation to visit the White House , and that it will make a decision on whether to attend “when and if necessary.” Given the things that coach Steve Kerr and star player Steph Curry have said publicly about the Commander-in-Chief and the widespread

Warriors point guard Steph Curry holds a big bottle of Moet & Chandon after winning the NBA championships in Oakland. NBA champion Warriors skipping the White House visit , as a unanimous team decision per reports.

Finals MVP Kevin Durant is celebrating his first title, and unlike some of his star teammates has never had the chance to visit the White House after winning an NBA championship. Durant also believes this is a decision that needs to be made as a team but added he has an opinion the subject.

“We just won the championship, and I guarantee that wasn’t on anyone’s mind,” Durant told reporters Wednesday. “We haven’t even talked about it. I hadn’t thought about it until I heard yesterday. That’s a long ways away. I have a take, but I’m going to leave that to myself right now.”

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Kevin Durant's mom celebrates with Stephen Curry's mom after Warriors' Game 3 win .
Kevin Durant's mom and Stephen Curry's mom are having a blast watching their sons dominate the NBA Finals. Wanda Durant and Sonya Curry couldn't contain their happiness while making their way down an arena tunnel following the excitement of Game 3 on Wednesday night. MAMA DURANT AND MAMA CURRY ARE HYPE!!!! pic.twitter.com/K7RcVLYKqp— NBCS Warriors News (@NBCSWarriors) June 8, 2017"They tried to give it to them, but they wouldn't take it," Wanda said after the Warriors' 118-113 win over the Cavaliers. "That’s what happened. That’s what happened. That’s what happened. They wouldn't take it.

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