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Knicks owner James Dolan donated $300,000 to President Trump's campaign

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Plenty of people gave money to President Donald Trump when he was running for office -- but some are now facing pushback for supporting their candidate.

When it comes to professional basketball, many of its star coaches and players have been vocal in their disapproval of the president and some of his policies. However, there are a few who have backed Trump, including New York Knicks owner James Dolan.

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Dolan donated $300,000 to pro-Trump fundraising committee 'Trump Victory' just two months before the election, reports NY Daily News. He also donated the maximum amount of $2,700 to Trump's campaign.

While owners and players have back presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle in the past, Dolan's support of the president has gone against most of the NBA, including two of his own star players, Carmelo Anthony and Joakim Noah.

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently took issue with the president's travel ban, saying last week that "it goes against the fundamental values and the fundamental ingredients of what make for a great NBA, and that is the very best in the world coming here."

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