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    Golden State Warriors Head to White House to Celebrate NBA Championship
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    PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 30: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors high fives Draymond Green #23 in the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on January 30, 2016 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 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. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

    The Golden State Warriors will take a trip to the White House this week to celebrate their first NBA championship in 40 years.

    President Barack Obama, a basketball player himself, will host the Warriors on Thursday afternoon, honoring their six-game NBA Finals victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers last June, the White House announced on Monday.

    The Warriors have continued to dominate the NBA this season. Last year's league MVP Stephen Curry has only improved this year, leading the Warriors to a record-shattering 24-0 start to the season. The team is now on track to break 1995-96 Chicago Bulls record for most wins ever in a season.

    Curry, along with teammates Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, have been selected to play in the NBA's All-Star Game on Feb. 14.

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