Steve Kerr and a number of Warriors players made comments critical of President Donald Trump throughout the 2016-17 season, and many have assumed that if the team received their customary invitation after winning a title, they’d turn in down.
The Warriors haven’t received that invitation, and have yet to announce if they’d accept or not. Stephen Curry, who made comments critical of Trump earlier in the season, was asked by reporters on Wednesday if he’d go. He said at this point, his answer is no.
Steph Curry saying, at this point, he wouldn’t go to White House, but team hasn’t had discussion pic.twitter.com/zVWo7qRj0Y
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) June 14, 2017
“Somebody asked me about it a couple of months ago, like a hypothetical, ‘if the championship were to happen what would I do,’” Curry began. “I think I answered ‘I wouldn’t go.’ I still feel like that today, but obviously as a team we’re going to have a conversation. This is a moment that we all need to enjoy together, and nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together, and the different kind of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around a championship winning team, we don’t want that to taint what we’ve accomplished this year, so we’ll handle that accordingly and responsibly and do the right thing for us individually and as a group.”