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Warriors visit White House, President Obama imitates Steph Curry
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Warriors visit White House, President Obama imitates Steph Curry
Thursday February 4th, 2016

The Warriors are following up their win over the Wizards with a visit to the White House on Thursday, with Stephen Curry and company meeting with President Obama to celebrate their NBA Finals victory.

Obama greeted the Warriors with a humorous introduction speech, in which he stated that Curry was “clowning,” as they say, against the Wizards on Wednesday night (he had 51 points, so by definition, that is accurate).

A noted Bulls fan, Obama also noted that even if the Warriors break the Bulls’ 72–10 all-time record, head coach Steve Kerr—a member of both teams—will win anyway.

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He also displayed some basketball know-how in praising the Warriors’ small-ball Death Lineup of Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala and Harrison Barnes. 

For what it’s worth, he thinks Thompson’s jump shot is “prettier” than Curry’s.

The @warriors @whitehouse tour continues!

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The 2015 NBA champion @warriors have arrived to The @whitehouse!

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1 of 1 #Potus #whitehouse

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On Wednesday, Curry joked that he was not nervous ahead of the meeting as he had met the President before, including as part of a golf outing last year, where Curry and his father squared off against Obama and Ray Allen on the links.

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David Lee, who is currently on the Celtics, was able to join the team in Washington for the meet and greet with Obama, after being unable to attend the team’s ring ceremony at the beginning of the year, according to The Boston Globe.

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