NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks set to visit the White House Nov. 8
The Bucks are going to celebrate their historic championship run with the president
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WKBT) – The reigning NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks are set to visit the White House to celebrate their historic championship run.
ESPN’s Tim Bontemps first reported earlier Saturday the Bucks are scheduled to see the president on Monday, Nov. 8.
Head coach Mike Budenholzer later confirmed the report before Milwaukee’s game Saturday night against San Antonio.
The Bucks’ visit to the White House would come one day after playing the Washington Wizards in the Nation’s Capital.
According to Bontemps, the Bucks will be the first NBA team to visit the White House since 2016, which was the year LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers took down the Golden State Warriors in seven games in the Finals.
Milwaukee secured its first NBA championship in 50 years when it defeated the Phoenix Suns in six games in the NBA Finals in July.
Superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was named Finals MVP after averaging 35.2 points, 13.2 rebounds and five assists per game.
After the Bucks leave the White House, they will travel to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers Nov. 9.
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