With news sites from as far away as England "reporting" on the "report", readers online were coming unglued, either praising or trashing but mostly praising the Warriors for their reported "unanimous" decision to skip the visit.
The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs chose to visit the White House in January to celebrate their historic 2016 title with former IL senator and outgoing President Barack Obama before he left office.
A visit to the White House likely would come the next time the Warriors, a Western Conference team, play the Washington Wizards. Will the Dubs take the customary championship visit to the White House?
But the team, led by superstars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, unanimously decided not to accept congratulations from President Donald Trump. Members of the Golden State Warriors have been vocal about their mixed feelings about President Trump for months now. It's a bold message, one that other professional teams could follow. Notable Patriots, who missed the April ceremony were Tom Brady - who said he would not attend for personal reasons - Legarrette Blount, Martellus Bennett and Danny Amendola.
David West, a forward on the team, also spoke out against Trump after the election. We try to talk our young men out of disrespecting women.
Specifically, when commenting on Under Armour's CEO saying Trump as an "asset", Curry responded with this: "I agree with that description if you remove the 'et'". They're going to have to get me down from this cloud.
Without wading too deeply into how I feel (you know how I feel), I'll let the players and coaches do the talking. "But I'm going to enjoy this".