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Trump disinvited the Eagles after a large part of the delegation decided to not attend the celebration honoring the franchise's win in Super Bowl LII.
When asked about the controversy, James said no sports team wants to go to the White House.
"It's typical of him," James said. "I'm not surprised. [...] I don't know.
“No matter who wins this series, no one wants the invite anyway, so it won't be Golden State or Cleveland going,” he added, referring to the ongoing NBA Finals.
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LeBron James on President Trump canceling Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the White House:
“I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants the invite anyway, so it won't be Golden State or Cleveland going.” pic.twitter.com/Uj5eeyoFFY
— NBC News (@NBCNews) June 5, 2018
“I'm pretty sure the way we handled things last year, we'll stay consistent with that,” Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said, according to USA Today. Curry was referring to the Warriors' decision not to go to the White House last year before Trump uninvited them.
Since Trump's announcement Monday evening, he has been heavily criticized from both the political and sports worlds.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said Trump's actions prove he is “not a true patriot, but a fragile egomaniac obsessed with crowd size and afraid of the embarrassment of throwing a party to which no one wants to attend.”