LeBron, Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr Slam Trump over Eagles Feud: He’ll ‘Try to Divide All of Us’ For ‘Political Gain’


The stars of the NBA Finals on both teams banded together on Tuesday against President Donald Trump, as LeBron James, Steve Kerr, and Stephen Curry all made it clear that their teams will not be visiting the White House, regardless of who wins.

“I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants the invite anyway,” said James, the Cleveland Cavaliers star, while speaking during an NBA Finals presser. “It won’t be Golden State or Cleveland going.”

Kerr, the Golden State Warriors head coach, said he wasn’t surprised by Trump’s attacks against the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles after the team opted to not visit the White House, promoting the president to dis-invite them.

“It’s not surprising. The President has made it pretty clear he’s gonna try to divide all of us in this country for political gain,” said Kerr at a press conference today. “It’s just the way it is, I think that we all look forward to when we can go back to just having a celebration of athletic achievement.

Curry, whose team is leading the Cavaliers 2-0 right now, sided with his opponent James against the president.

“I agree with Bron,” Curry said, while adding that his team — if they win — would “stay consistent with” not visiting Trump’s White House like they did last year after winning the NBA Finals.

This latest dispute was triggered by Trump who — during another morning tweetstorm today — again tweeted attacks against NFL players protesting police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem.

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