Sticking to their game plan…
The defending NBA champs hinted that declining the invitation to the White House was possible but as time shows, what Steve Kerr and the Golden State Warriors team came to a decision that when headed to Washington this week, they would not go visit the President at the White House, to celebrate their 2017 Championship, Instead, they will use their D.C. trip to spend time inspiring local youth and volunteering their efforts with organizations according to WJLI in D.C.
In an interview with Steve Kerr, who reiterated that the decision was a team idea and a unanimous decision made by the entire team, ESPN reported.
“It’s their championship. They got disinvited to the White House, so it’s up to them what they wanted to do. So they made their plans,” Kerr told ESPN. “I want the players to have a good day and to do something positive and to enjoy what they’re doing.”
While Steve Kerr insist that the NBA champs is not trying to divide the country he also highlights that Steph and KD have used their platforms to denounce and oppose the rhetoric and actions of Trump since he was voted into the Oval Office as the 45th president of the United States.
Various articles have stressed that the NBA champs, were considering the best options available for the upcoming traditional trip to Washington D.C., including visiting to Durant’s hometown of Seat Pleasant, Maryland, ESPN said. While avoiding not turning the situation into a political and avoid politicizing the entire trip the team have also turned down an invitation from the D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, at the U.S. Capitol.
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