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‘U bum’: NBA and NFL players react to Trump on social media

LeBron James tweeted his support of Steph Curry Saturday morning.Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/File 2017

On Friday night, President Trump took aim at the NFL and its players during a speech in Alabama, calling any player who protests during the national anthem a “son of a bitch” who should be “fired.”

Then Saturday, Trump kept up his foray into the sports world, when he responded to comments by Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, who has made it clear that he’s not interested in a traditional White House trip for the NBA champions.

NFL and NBA players reacted swiftly on social media to both incidents: