Trump attacks Stephen Curry, disinvites the Golden State Warriors from the White House in early morning tweet

President Donald Trump attacked Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors on Twitter Saturday morning over reports that they were considering skipping their White House visit. 

The NBA champion Warriors were reportedly planning to meet as a team and decide whether to go to the White House, per tradition, due to their dislike of Trump.

"Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team," Trump tweeted. "Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore invitation is withdrawn!"

Several Warriors players including Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry previously expressed misgivings about the visit.

Curry told reporters Friday that he does not want to go to the White House as a message to Trump.

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: Steve Kerr presents President Barack Obama with a personalized jersey during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: President Barack Obama poses for a photo during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: President Barack Obama poses for a photo during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: President Barack Obama speaks to the crowd during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: Steve Kerr presents President Barack Obama with a personalized jersey during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama pretends to shoot a basketball as Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr points out that Obama will be a 'free agent' next year during an event with the team in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama, surrounded by the Golden State Warriors, speaks during an event with the team in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama holds a Golden State Warriors basketball jersey during an event with the team in the East Room on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama holds a jersey as he poses with the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors during an event in their honor in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama holds a jersey as he poses with the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors during an event in their honor in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama holds a jersey presented to him during an event honoring the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (L) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry pose during an event honoring the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama, surrounded by the Golden State Warriors, waves following an event with the team in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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"That we don’t stand for basically what our President has – the things that he’s said and the things that he hasn’t said in the right times, that we won’t stand for it," Curry said. "And by acting and not going, hopefully that will inspire some change when it comes to what we tolerate in this country and what is accepted and what we turn a blind eye to. It’s not just the act of not going there."

The Fox News morning show Fox & Friends, which Trump is known to watch voraciously, aired a segment on Curry's comments just a few minutes before the tweet.

White House visits are usually initiated by the president in a call to the coach or owner. The Trump administration had not contacted the Warriors about the trip according to ESPN.

Both the Chicago Cubs and New England Patriots visited the White House since Trump took office. Both teams owners have close ties to Trump.

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