By Le Figaro with AFP
THE SCAN SPORT – The playoff series between Golden State and Los Angeles divides Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff.
It’s the duel at the top of the NBA playoffs, it’s also “it’s a storyMarriage for the Vice President of the United States: Kamala Harris ardently supports the Warriors, but her husband Doug Emhoff stamps his feet for the Lakers.
On Wednesday, we probably heard a sigh of relief and a cry of annoyance simultaneously at the Naval Observatory, their pretty official residence in Washington, when Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors saved their skins in the Western Conference semi-finals, with a 121-106 win over LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers.
These playoffs and particularly this Californian derby, “it’s quite a story at home“said Doug Emhoff, the first man to bear the title of”Second Gentlemanfrom the United States, to the Los Angeles Times, in a video released on Wednesday.
His wife, a native of Oakland, California, is “a real fanof the outgoing NBA champions. “A real one“, ured this supporter “hardcoreof the Los Angeles Lakers.
Upon learning that the two teams would meet in the semi-finals, “we looked at each other and said +Game On+» («Let’s go!“), he added.
The couple, each wearing the jersey of his team, therefore made, by taking Twitter to witness, the following bet: whoever finds himself eliminated will have to wear the jersey of the winners as a pledge.
If the Golden State Warriors win, the first vice-president of the United States could even, at the height of humiliation, force her husband to wear the personalized jersey, flocked with the number 1, given to him in January by Stephen Curry.
The Warriors star player had come to the White House with his teammates to celebrate their title.
The Los Angeles Lakers currently lead 3-2 against rivals San Francisco in the Western Conference semifinals. Kamala Harris’ favorite team will absolutely have to win the next game on Friday to survive in these playoffs and reach a decisive game seven.