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Donald Trump Reveals If NBA Championship Team Will Be Invited To White House

Donald Trump stands for the national anthem at the CFB Playoff.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: U.S. President Donald Trump on field during the national anthem prior to the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Earlier this week President Trump drew fire after he canceled the Philadelphia Eagles' trip to Washington, D.C to celebrate the team's Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots. Only a small delegation of the franchise was reportedly set to make the trip to the White House.

Will an NBA team visit the White House? Apparently not.

According to a report from ESPN, Trump spoke to reporters and revealed neither the Golden State Warriors or Cleveland Cavaliers will be invited to the White House.

From the report:

President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday morning that "we're not going to invite either team," referring to the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, for a visit to the White House.

This news comes after LeBron James said that neither the Cavs nor Warriors would attend a trip to the White House after Trump canceled the Eagles' visit.

He also said that winning a championship is much bigger than getting invited to the White House, "especially with him in it."

This will be the second year in a row that the NBA champion did not attend a trip to the White House. The Warriors' visit was cancelled earlier this year.

The franchise instead did a charity event in Washington, D.C.

[ESPN]