Warriors spend championship visit to D.C. with local students at African-American museum


While in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors will not attend the customary White House visit, as has been tradition over the past decades. Instead, they will spend a day with local children at an African-American history museum.

“The White House is a great honor, but there’s extenuating circumstances that we felt that we’re not comfortable doing,” Klay Thompson told reporters. “We’re not going to politicize anything, we’re just going to hang out with some kids, take them to an African-American museum and hopefully teach them things we learned along the way and life lessons, and we’ll still be getting some great memories.”

After winning the 2017 NBA Finals, the first one with President Donald Trump in office, several Warriors said in…

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