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WATCH: Golden State Warriors visit the White House, thank Biden for bringing home Griner
President Joe Biden hosted the 2022 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors at the White House on Tuesday.
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The Warriors beat the Boston Celtics in a six-game series last year. It was the team's fourth championship in eight seasons, but one that came only after a difficult rebuilding effort for the team.
The president planned to hold an East Room celebration with the team on Tuesday afternoon but earlier in the day Coach Steve Kerr and star player Steph Curry stopped by the White House briefing to say a few words.
Curry thanked the administration for its work to bring home Brittney Griner, the WNBA star who had been jailed in Russia on drug charges. He called her a "big part of our basketball family."
"It means a lot to know that she's here and home safe with her family," Curry said.
Kerr said he participated in a roundtable on gun violence with White House officials and two of his players, Moses Moody and Klay Thompson.
"We learned a lot about what this administration is doing to help create a safer environment in our country," Kerr said.
Biden signed gun legislation last year, but he's pledged to keep working toward tighter restrictions, including an assault weapons ban.
The Warriors won in 2015, 2017 and 2018, only to see their hopes for a dynastic reign atop the NBA fall apart due to injuries and roster changes. But after falling to the bottom of the NBA, the team rebuilt itself to win another championship in 2022.