US President, Barack Obama hosts NBA champions

Obama at the White House hailed the team for their strength in the comeback title win over Golden State Warriors.

Barack Obama and Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavs came down from 3-1 in the 2016 NBA Finals to beat the Golden State Warriors to the NBA title.

Obama at the White House hailed the team for their strength in the comeback title win.

"The first team in history to dig themselves out of a hole like that," Obama said.

"The comeback was remarkable, and you learn about people when they're down."

Obama praised LeBron James, who won the Most Valuable Player award during the championship series, calling him one of the greatest players of all time.

He also praised James and Kevin Love for their works in combating sexual assault and gun violence respectively.

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