Golden State Warriors Met With Former President Barack Obama Before Wizards Game

Golden State Warriors Met With Former President Barack Obama Before Wizards Game

In their only trip to Washington this season, the Golden State Warriors made a decision to meet with former President Barack Obama instead of a traditional visit to the White House.

The Mercury News' Logan Murdock posted a screengrab of the Warriors with the 44th President of the United States.

A picture posted to Instagram Thursday night showed the meeting.

Team officials told reporters the team met with the President for about an hour.

Trump also feuded with Curry on Twitter after Curry said he would not visit the White House in 2017. "That's private", Kerr said when asked if he was with the group. The three-time National Basketball Association champion, who was spotted chatting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after the game, however, dismissed the suggestion.

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Coach Steve Kerr would not reveal specifics on the meeting after Golden State's 126-118 win over the Wizards.

Though it remained unclear whether the White House had actually extended an invitation to the Warriors in the first place, Trump tweeted that the invite was off the table.

Golden State eventually clinched a third title in four years by sweeping the Cavs, and are favorites to defend their crown this year. That visit meant a lot to at least one Warriors player.

During last season, the team declined to visit the White House to see Donald Trump and instead took a trip to meet with local children. Stephen Curry wore sneakers honoring Obama on Martin Luther King Jr. The Warriors visited the then-president back in February 2016 to celebrate their 2015 championship win.