The Storm have not acquired an invite from President Donald Trump but and the Minnesota Lynx weren’t invited final yr after profitable the 2017 title, however in line with Seattle star guard Sue Fowl, the crew would not go even when it had been invited.
“At this level, it does not even actually must be mentioned,” Fowl mentioned Friday, per ESPN. “It is come up. We paid consideration to what occurred with Minnesota not getting invited. Everybody knew when all the pieces occurred with Steph Curry and LeBron [James] on social media, all that stuff. All of us listen, and we watch.
“So it wasn’t an precise dialog the place we sat down and mentioned, ‘Hey guys, what do you wish to do if this occurs?’ Initially, we would not have, as a result of you’ll be able to’t do this till you win. You don’t need any unhealthy juju. However I believe it is protected to say all of us form of had been on the identical web page with that.”
Fowl has visited the White Home a number of occasions all through her profession. She made the journey after profitable an NCAA championship at UConn, and she or he visited when the Storm gained their second title in 2010. She mentioned the invitation is not the identical now and it “does not really feel thrilling.”
“I have been actually lucky to go, and it is thrilling,” Fowl mentioned. “You are going to the White Home. I keep in mind first strolling into the room to fulfill President Obama and the aura. … It is insane. Now, that is not what the case is anymore. It does not really feel thrilling. No person needs to go. It’s very modified. And that is disappointing, as a result of it was, like I mentioned, one thing that almost all athletes would sit up for.”