Kobe, LeBron, NBA players attack Donald Trump on Twitter
Before the season, there is the pre-season and prior to that there's the training camp but before it all comes the Media day. And the reigning NBA Champions, the Golden State Warriors ushered it in on Friday (Sep. 22).
While Kevin Durant's Twitter antics were a part of many a question, the most important matter quite appropriately became whether the Golden State Warriors would accept their invitations as Champions to visit the White House.
Stephen Curry, the franchise MVP, made it clear that although he had no inclination to go, the team would sit down for a vote and he will accept what the team decides.
End of the matter, right? Wrong.
Before the Warriors could take a vote and make a decision, the President had his say:
The rest of the NBA fraternity didn't take that tweet lightly, especially LeBron James and he led from the front:.
Kobe Bryant, who's been quite active on social media since his retirement, also voiced his opinion.
James' close friend off the court, Chris Paul didn't hold back either:
Reigning Defensive Player of the Year Draymond Green always has something to say and he too, did so on the social media platform while questioning Trump's response:
The rest of the league also took to Twitter, rallying around these pioneers: