On long drives, I sometimes amuse myself by creating off-beat all-star teams. Here is an example: the best NBA players (and coaches) who have the same last name as a U.S. President.
My mother once said (in jest, I think): "If you'd put that mind to good use, you could do great things." This all-star team is the sort of thing that might have provoked that comment.
If only American had been ready for a Barbara Jordan presidency in 1976!
The All Same-Last-Name-as-a-U.S.-President Team (NBA)
Coaches: Phil Jackson, Avery Johnson, Chris Ford
Hoping for a 10 day contract:
Brian, Gary and Harvey Grant
George, Frankie and Vinnie Johnson
Luke, Stephen, Phil and Bobby Jackson
Pearl, Richard and Jim Washington
Fred "Mad Dog" Carter
Tom and Dick Van Buren
Antoine, Jimmy and Chet Walker-Bush
LeBron James Buchanan
Derrick and Jalen Roosevelt
Commisoner: Walter Kennedy
All games are played in Cleveland and Washington
I'm terrified of Rand Paul's politics, but a Paul presidency would improve my depth at point guard considerably.
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