We're disappointed that we did not have an opportunity during this process to share our views or have open dialogue on issues impacting our communities that we felt would be important to raise.'In lieu of a visit to the White House, we have decided that we'll constructively use our trip to the nation's capital in February to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion - the values that we embrace a an organization.' Coach Steve Kerr told ESPN before Trump's tweet that the Warriors would meet as a team to discuss it and make a decision.He added that the White House has yet to extend a White House invitation, which customarily is made during a congratulatory call after a team has won a title.Curry is an outspoken supporter of Obama and they are said to be friends.Finals MVP Kevin Durant previously told ESPN that he 'doesn't respect' the President and would refuse to go the White House.'I don't agree with what he agrees with, so my voice is going to be heard by not doing that,' said Durant.'The modern coach has to be much more communicative, flexible, aware, conscientious, all those things.''Frankly,' said Kerr, 'I think it's why Trump couldn't be more ill-suited to be a President, because he's a blowhard.
'Think about [fiery former Indiana coach] Bobby Knight.
To be a great leader, there have to be some qualities in there.' And also on Saturday, North Carolina's 2017 national championship men's basketball team, the Tar Heels, said they would not go to The White House, despite being invited, according to The News & Observer. Trump's withdrawal of the invitation comes after her called on NFL owners to fire players who take a knee during the national anthem.'Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners… "' Trump said during a political rally in Alabama on Friday. Not the same game anymore, anyway.'Though the president never mentioned any players by name, he was most likely referring to former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, "Get that son of a b***h off the field right now, out. Trump's withdrawal of the invitation comes after her called on NFL owners to fire players who take a knee during the national anthem. Kaepernick was the first prominent NFL star to draw attention for refusing to stand during the national anthem as an act of protest against police shootings of African-Americans.
'That's just me personally, but if I know my guys well enough, they'll all agree with me.'Kerr has been publicly critical of Trump as well.
In an interview with Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard, the five-time champion NBA player and two-time champion NBA coach questioned if 'anyone ever thought that Donald Trump was a great leader?
If we do go, don’t go or whatever, my beliefs stay the same.'On Saturday afternoon, the Golden State Warriors said they will visit the capital anyway, despite being uninvited to the White House.