Obama Gets 12 Stitches in Lip After Basketball Mishap

On November 27, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

President Barack Obama got 12 stitches in his lip after being injured yesterday during a basketball game, spokesman Robert Gibbs said.

12 stitches for Obama after errant elbow in hoops

On November 26, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

President Barack Obama needed 12 stitches in his lip after taking an errant elbow during a pickup basketball game today with a group of family and friends visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday, the White House said.

Obama elbowed in lip on court

On November 26, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

A Thanksgiving weekend basketball game mishap Friday left President Barack Obama with a split lip and 12 stitches

Obama works off Thanksgiving turkey, ham with hoops

On November 26, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

Fresh from a big Thanksgiving dinner with family, friends and staff, President Obama awoke today and did what the rest of us should be doing: He got some exercise.

Obama on Heat: ‘It takes some time’

On November 24, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

Miami’s slower-than-expected start is a talking point around the NBA. Around the White House, too.

Obama Gives Bill Russell Medal Of Freedom

On November 17, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

Russell is the first basketball player so honored, and Henry Abbott of TrueHoop expresses what a lot of hoops fans feel regarding the refreshing embrace of the sport by the White House.

Bill Russell To Receive U.S. Medal Of Freedom

On November 17, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

President Obama named fifteen recipients of the 2010 Medal of Freedom — the Nation’s highest civilian honor — including legendary Boston Celtics player Bill Russell.

The Secret Details Of Obama’s Game

On August 11, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, Humor, by Baller-in-Chief

A humorous look at the birthday basketball game President Obama threw himself the other day, with LeBron, Dwyane, Magic, Russell, Carmelo, and Chris as guests.