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But both Curry and fellow Warriors star player Kevin Durant have said they wouldn't go to celebrate their National Basketball Association title even if they were invited. That's the nucleus of my belief. Even LeBron James shared his opinion on the issue and recalled what happened in Charlottesville last month. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up! "Whose words inspire dissension and hatred can't possibly "Make America Great Again", a tweet posted on Bryant's official page on 10:23 a.m. Saturday read, which was clicked "like" more than 90,000 times in two hours.

In a first-person piece for Sports Illustrated (as told to SI's Chris Ballard), Kerr sent a message of unity a day after Trump tweeted he was rescinding the Warriors' White House invitation.

Cuban has been a relentless Trump critic, often targeting the president on a uniquely personal level.

Cleveland Cavaliers all-star LeBron James fired back with a response to Trump on Twitter, saying "U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going!"

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"Courageous patriots have fought and died for our great American flag - we must honor and respect it!"

Trump is facing a wave of backlash for those comments.

"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 as an organization". "You know, if I got a chance to sit with the president, I'd say, you know, we're all concerned about police brutality".

Ignoring that saying an National Football League player should be "fired" is akin to Ted Cruz's word choice of "basketball ring", it's not encouraging to see Trump use more contemptuous language toward these athletes than toward, say, neo-Nazis in Charlottesville.

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Richard Sherman, the outspoken Seattle Seahawks cornerback, said: "The behavior of the President is unacceptable and needs to be addressed".

"I think that the president has forgotten that he is the standard bearer for our country, that little boys and little girls look up to the president", he said.

There was the expectation that the Warriors were leaning toward that decision, but Trump essentially beat them to that.

"I was in favor of the team visiting the White House and thought it was a rare opportunity for these players to share their views directly with the President".

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