"Trump's comments show an unfair attitude towards people who protest nonviolently, and he should be as fair towards these athletes as he was towards the neo-Nazis and Klansmen" who staged a deadly protest last month in Charlottesville, Virginia, he added. "Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!" he wrote. He said he was representing the oppression of African-Americans and minorities in the U.S. The NFL said, we don't like it.
Curry later spoke appreciatively of James's words of support.
The NFL players' union said in a statement that "no man or woman should ever have to choose a job that forces them to surrender their rights".
"It was wonderful to see all these guys rally around each other and speak up", Curry said. "And then, you know when I wake up I see that a colleague of mine has been uninvited of something that he said he didn't even want to go to in the first place, you know to the White House. We no longer can afford to stick to sports". "I would look to ESPN and sports as a microcosm of America right now". "I don't agree with what he agrees with", Durant said.
As the NFL community reacts to President Donald Trump's comments condemning national anthem protests, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross issued a pair of statements.
That decision now seems to have been taken out of their hands as Trump - who'd clearly heard about the Warriors players indecision - used his beloved twitter account to proclaim his thoughts to the world.
"You were talking shit about Kaepernick saying 'get that son of a bitch off the field, ' No, you fat motherfucker, get that son of bitch out of the motherfucking White House", the actor said.
After you have exhausted the political elite of Washington and Hollywood, the american president Donald Trump is taking on the athletes accused of dishonoring America by their opposition to the new administration. "That's a total disrespect of everything that we stand for".
In a statement, Commissioner Roger Goodell writes, "Divisive comments like these demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the National Football League, our great game, and all of our players".
Trump's widely criticized remarks included assertions that there was violence on "many sides" and there were "fine people" among the demonstrators. He mentioned the NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and said how he should take measures because of the disrespect towards the flag and country. "Otherwise, YOU'RE SACKED. Find something else to do ".