Watch LeBron James and the Cavaliers Meet With President Obama at the White House

LeBron James and his Cavaliers teammates are meeting with President Obama at the White House on Thursday afternoon.

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Now that Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States of America, there has been some speculation about whether or not sports teams will continue to visit the White House when they win championships after President Obama leaves office. The tradition of championship teams touring the White House after winning titles has been around for years now—it dates back to the Ronald Reagan era—but Obama has really put his own spin on it over the last eight years. We’ll never forget Obama roasting the Warriors after they won the 2015 NBA Finals or making fun of Peyton Manning for advertising, well, everything after the Broncos won the Super Bowl in 2016. Those moments were almost as memorable as the championships themselves.

Moving forward, those moments might come to an end if sports teams—and specifically, NBA and NFL teams—stop visiting the White House. But on Thursday, the Cavaliers kept the tradition alive by paying a visit to President Obama just hours after his first meeting with President-elect Trump.

The guys are taking in the sights at the @WhiteHouse. 🇺🇸

— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) November 10, 2016

LeBron James and J.R. Smith (who was, of course, on the receiving end of a "thanks for wearing a shirt, J.R.!" joke courtesy of Obama) showed up looking their best:

Tristan Thompson showed up with Khloe Kardashian his mom:

And Richard Jefferson—who thinks the Cavs could be the last sports team to visit the White House—showed up ready to put everything in sight on Snapchat:

You can watch the Cavaliers’ meeting with Obama in the video at the top. If this really is the last time a sports team visits the White House for the foreseeable future, Obama couldn’t have wished for a better team to share the moment with.

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