Well that was quick.
Several hours ago, the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers in five games to win the 2017 NBA Championship. What usually follows is a summer-long celebration for the players, coaches and fans.
What comes later in the celebration festivities is the honorable visit to the White House to be congratulated by the President of the United States himself. Although these days, champions across all sports seem to be avoiding Donald Trump's White House, as other athletes have since he has taken office.
But the Warriors could be starting a pretty bold trend.
NBA champion Warriors skipping the White House visit, as a unanimous team decision per reports.— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) June 13, 2017
When the Cubs won the World Series, they hustled to the White House before President Obama left office. Several Patriots players did not attend the event after winning Super Bowl LI, including Tom Brady, who backed out at the last moment due to a personal issue.
The Warriors are taking their grievances against the Trump Administration to the next level, as a source reported that the team will altogether skip the visit to the White House.
The Warriors players and coaches have been previously vocal about their displeasure for the President, as many other prominent NBA figures have.
The Golden State Warriors voted unanimously to skip their entire visit to Donald Trump's White House.— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 13, 2017
As woke as any team in sports.
Golden State coach Steve Kerr has called Donald Trump’s policies un-American, Stephen Curry essentially called the American president an ass, and David West said Trump’s approach is the opposite of what the forward teaches youth.
I'm not sure about anyone else, but I'm, for once, looking forward to a response from the President.