LeBron James Calls Donald Trump a Bum, Defends Steph Curry's Decision to Skip Possible White House Celebration

In what even for Donald Trump could be considered a whirlwind 24 hour news cycle, the President followed up his attacks last night at a campaign rally on NFL players who have engaged in protests (calling for owners to fire them, naturally) with a verbal attack, via Twitter of course, on Steph Curry this morning. His thoughts, as they tend to do, followed a segment on Fox this morning on Curry's declaration that he would not be visiting the White House to celebrate the team's championship if the White House indeed extended an invitation. (Worth noting: ESPN has reported that an invitation has not been extended yet and wouldn't be until the White House was assured the team would accept the invitation.) Anyway, here's what the leader of the free world wanted everyone to know today:

Reaction poured in from all corners of the sports universe and included this gem from an area man from Akron, Ohio.
Yes, "U bum."

We're guessing this might be a topic of conversation and the subject of some news coverage in the coming days. Just a hunch.

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