His comment came in response to Monday's statement from the White House that disinvited the Super Bowl champion Eagles from a ceremonial appearance at the White House because the Eagles were sending a small delegation.
James' comments came amid the flap involving the National Football League champion Philadelphia Eagles, who did not make a White House trip this year.
"I didn't invite LeBron James, and I didn't invite Steph Curry".
"My attitude, if they want to be here, it's the greatest place on Earth, I'm here,"said Trump. But I'm really proud of the people in this country who are recognizing what's happening and instead of turning this into a political game, they're just trying to do good deeds because that's what it takes". We'll see." However, at least one Capitals player has said he'll be skipping: "Devante Smith-Pelly said he'll skip the visit because of his disagreements with Trump, according to The Hill.
Two of the teams' biggest stars, James and Curry both recently said they have no interest in a White House trip.
In any case, LaVar has his own reasons for declining a hypothetical invitation to the White House, beyond any larger social issues that are at play in Golden State's case.
"It's typical of him, I'm not surprised..."
"I agree with Bron", Curry said.
Mr. Trump earlier praised the Capitals in a post on Twitter, citing Alex Ovechkin, the team's Russian-born star, who a year ago started what he called a "social movement" called PutinTeam to support Russian President Vladimir Putin. "U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going!"
"I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants the invite anyway", James told reporters on Tuesday, via the Washington Post. "Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!"
Warriors star Stephen Curry agreed with James, alluding to what his team did last season after winning the National Basketball Association title. His teammate, Kevin Durant, also spoke about the Eagles' move before as well.