After Spat With Trump, NBA Champion Warriors Visit Barack Obama During DC Trip

After President Donald Trump publicly rescinded their last invitation to the White House in 2017, the NBA champion Golden State Warriors found another president to meet with during their most recent trip to the nation’s capital.

A photo of Warriors players posing with former President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. quickly went viral late Thursday. According to ESPN, the meeting was arranged by Warriors star Stephen Curry. The Warriors point guard has developed a close relationship with the Obama’s in recent years, even golfing with the former president on a day off in 2018.

It seems the meeting was meant to be private — only one photo has been seen and the players were largely mum on the details following their Thursday win against the Washington Wizards.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told reporters he was happy his players had the chance to meet with the former president. “That’s private,” Kerr said when asked if he was with the group. “Appreciate the question. Doesn’t mean I have to answer it.”

But while most of the team is staying quiet, Warriors small forward Kevin Durant shared his thoughts on the meeting after Thursday’s game, according to ESPN:

“It was amazing.”

Durant also used his time in the D.C. area to return to nearby Prince George’s County, where the NBA star grew up, to open the Durant Center. Durant’s foundation has committed $10 million to develop the program that will give local children resources to succeed. The goal of Durant’s program is to help children from low-income families attend and graduate from college.

In addition to meeting former President Obama, some members of the Warriors were also spotted with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a number of other California House Democrats, including Reps. Barbara Lee, Mike Thompson, Anna Eshoo, and Eric Swalwell after their game in Washington.

Curry reportedly wished Pelosi “continued luck and success making this country better.”

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Rocky Drummond
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“Durant’s foundation has committed $10 million to develop the program that will give local children resources to succeed. The goal of Durant’s program is to help children from low-income families attend and graduate from college.”

This highlights the huge issue of wealth distribution. Here we have a wealthy individual giving back to society, to improve the future generation, at a time when the top 1% in America has the same accumulated wealth as the bottom 85%!

Phoenix
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How dare Stephen Curry be friends with Obama! Shame!
And president Trump is a president for the people. He isnt friends and doesn’t golf with anyone famous.

…. why is this news?

John Bodie
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I used to like Stephen Curry back when he played college Basketball but since he joined the Felony Thug league and the Warriors decided that it was ok to disrespect a sitting president for a former President and a POS Nancy PIGL0SI and i have lost all respect for any of them. Martian Luther King would NOT like this because N0ama did not do for the black race what President Trump has by lowering Black unemployment to it lowest level in 10 yrs. No there doing nothing but making this about Race.

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