Chris Paul: Trump isn't 'man enough' to call athletes 'son of a b----' to their face
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Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul said Saturday President Trump isn’t “man enough” to call athletes a “son of a bitch“ to their faces after Trump used the term to describe athletes who kneel during the national anthem.

“With everything that's going on in our country, why are YOU focused on who's kneeling and visiting the White House??? #StayInYoLane,” Paul tweeted. “And I doubt he's man enough to call any of those players a son of a bitch to their face…”


Paul, who also serves as the president of the NBA Players Association, joined a host of other athletes calling out Trump for his attacks on athletes. Paul also called the president out for saying Golden State Warriors’ guard Stephen Curry is no longer invited to visit the White House following the team's championship win.

"Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. He is fired,' " Trump said Friday.

Then on Saturday, Trump said Curry’s invitation to the White House was “withdrawn” because the NBA point guard was “hesitating.”

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 “Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore invitation is withdrawn!" 

LeBron James, who serves with Paul as vice president of the NBA Players Association, called Trump a “bum” for withdrawing Curry’s invitation and said visiting the White House “was a great honor until you showed up!”


Curry said this week he didn’t want the Warriors to visit the White House because of Trump.

The player said his reasons for not wanting to visit the White House were “that we basically don’t stand for what our president has said, and the things he hasn’t said at the right time,” according to SF Gate.

At a rally supporting Sen. Luther StrangeLuther Johnson StrangeThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden assails 'epidemic' of gun violence amid SC, Texas shootings Trump faces test of power with early endorsements Alabama zeroes in on Richard Shelby's future MORE (R) in the Alabama Senate runoff on Friday, Trump called on NFL owners to fire players for taking a knee during the national anthem.