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Obama Attends Women's NCAA Tournament Game, Cheers On Niece

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.21.2015 | Sports

President Barack Obama has some familial ties to this year's women's NCAA Tournament. His niece, Leslie Robinson, plays for the Princeton women's b...

Man Who Busted Obama's Lip Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

The man who accidentally gave President Barack Obama a busted lip during a pickup basketball game is now speaking out about the incident. In Novem...

Obama Attends Daughter's Basketball Game

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.09.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has attended a basketball game for his younger daughter. The White House says 11-year-old Sasha Obama's tea...

WATCH: David Stern: Obama's 'Not That Good' At Basketball

Posted 10.27.2012 | Sports

David Stern, the NBA commissioner, weighed in recently on President Barack Obama's basketball game. And he wasn't too complementary. "He's not t...

Obama Campaign Fundraises With Basketball Stars Michael Jordan, Carmelo Anthony

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign is bringing in NBA heavyweights Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning and Carmelo Anthony to boost the president's fundrai...

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama And Biden Laugh At Basketball Game

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama attended the USA-Brazil basketball game in Washington on Monday evening, an event that was arguably overshadowed by the preside...

LOOK: Obama's Big Basketball Watching Night

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 09.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama basked in the glow of the Olympics on Monday, getting a courtside look at LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and othe...

PHOTOS: Basketball For The Obamas!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.27.2011 | Style

It's been a stressful time for the president, what with the whole super committee mess and having to wear all sorts of unusual clothes. So after pa...

Obamas Color-Coordinate At Basketball Game (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The First Family attended the Howard University versus Oregon State basketball match on Saturday, and they showed their love of the game -- and for Mi...

SNUBBED: Barack Obama Ignores Kevin Durant

NBA FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama invited all sorts of star basketball players Sunday to the White House. If you ask Kevin Durant, Obama forgot to...

Bobbito Garcia: Barrier Breaker

Michael Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Evans

Social barriers are broken within sporting events quite often. It is not so often, however, that those occurrences go unnoticed. This past weekend, t...

Obama Plays Basketball With NBA Stars LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Others

AP | NATASHA T. METZLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pulled together an informal dream team of current and former basketball superstars Sunday. But only a few pe...

PHOTOS: Obama's Daddy-Daughter Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

President Obama and Sasha were able to work in some daddy-daughter time this weekend (before she heads off to Spain with mom), attending an WNBA game ...

Jon Stewart, Daily Show Take On Duke, Obama's First Pitch & Tiger Woods (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Jon Stewart tackled a host of sports issues Tuesday night. He discussed the conclusion of March Madness, President Obama's first pitch and Tiger Woods...

Obama Talks LeBron James Free Agency During Marv Albert TNT Interview

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

AP/Huffington Post -- If LeBron James isn't sure he can win in Cleveland, President Barack Obama thinks there's an opportunity in his hometown of Chic...

Obama Plays Basketball With Daughters Sasha And Malia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is sharing his love of the game of basketball with his children. The first daughters, 8-year-old Sasha and ...

Obama Could Use Another Pair of Athletic Shorts

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Danny Groner

Last week's photo of President Obama stuffing Reggie Love during a pick-up basketball game was the latest in a series of photos taken of the president playing in pants instead of shorts.

Barack Obama Basketball PHOTOS: Obama Family Attends Oregon State-George Washington Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

President Obama attended today's Oregon State-George Washington University basketball game to cheer on his brother-in-law, Beavers coach Craig Robinso...

G-8 Summit Organizers Ready Basketball Court For Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) L'AQUILA, Italy - A summit held in a police barracks in a quake-stricken city may not provide Barack Obama with the luxury to which a U.S. presid...

President Obama Meets With LeBron James

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House. A movie premiere in Maryland. A store opening in Harlem. LeBron James is making the rounds this summer....

Obama Basketball Habit: Plays Almost Every Day

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama without a basketball? His press secretary says there are very few days he doesn't see the commander in chief either h...

NBA All-Stars Weigh In On Obama's B-Ball Skills (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nick Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, host John King sits down with basketball greats Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Steve Nash, Grant Hill and Chris Pa...

Knick's Duhon Reflects On Pickup Games With Obama

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AS I watched the inauguration unfold on TV in the locker room with my Knicks teammates after yesterday's practice, I felt excited for our country, exc...

Roundballer In Chief: Lessons from the Mario Cuomo Basketball League

Andrew Stengel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Stengel

I have some advice for those who played basketball with then-candidate Obama: the game will change once the oath of office is administered. I know because I was on Gov. Cuomo's team.

Bowling Industry Offers To Pimp Out White House Lane

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sharp elbows are already flying in the Obama camp. With Barack Obama the first avid basketball player to be elected president, political appointees, c...