The defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors lastly bought their presidential go to in Washington on Thursday ― with a earlier occupant of the White Home.
A lot of the staff met privately with former President Barack Obama, shops reported. A photograph of the get-together emerged on social media as effectively. The San Jose Mercury Information famous that the image was posted by a staff official, however later deleted.
The assembly lasted about an hour, the San Jose Mercury Information reported, citing a supply.
“It was good,” Warriors ahead Draymond Inexperienced advised the newspaper in a typical tight-lipped response after the Warriors defeated the host Washington Wizards. Head coach Steve Kerr declined to remark.
The Warriors made the normal White Home go to as champs in February 2016, when Obama was in workplace, however haven’t been there since President Donald Trump took over.
In 2018 Trump preemptively disinvited the winner of the NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and eventual champion Warriors, however gamers weren’t going anyway due to Trump’s politics.
In 2017, Trump pulled the same transfer on the Warriors, tweeting: “Going to the White Home is taken into account an amazing honor for a championship staff. Stephen Curry is hesitating, due to this fact invitation is withdrawn!”