Lakers Meet President Obama

On January 25, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, Photos, by Baller-in-Chief

This was not the first time meeting the president for all of the players. Jordan Farmar introduced Obama at a campaign rally in Newport Beach back in 2008.

Mr. Bryant (and friends) go to Washington

On January 25, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, Videos, by Baller-in-Chief

The Lakers get their 15 minutes with the leader of the free world today when they visit the White House and President Barack Obama.

The Baller In Chief

On January 25, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, Videos, by Baller-in-Chief

Too bad the weather wasn’t better for the Lakers visit to the White House, says the popular Lakers blog; then again, maybe it’s better they didn’t play.

Malia, Sasha Obama Hit Basketball Court With Dad. Obama To Greet Lakers Today

On January 25, 2010, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

They shot hoops with their dad on Sunday, motorcading over to the Department of Interior gym in the morning, and the Lakers will visit the White House today.

Obama Holds Court With LA Lakers

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

President Barack Obama has welcomed the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers to the White House.

Is President Obama Losing His Sports Jones?

On December 18, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

Alas, our sporting President has moved on to bigger issues than pickup ball.

President Obama’s Japanese-American Basketball Shoutout

On December 18, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, International, by Baller-in-Chief

Obama mentions Japanese-American hoops legend Wat Misaka, the first non-white player in the NBA, who played briefly for the New York Knicks in the 1940s.

Coach Bobby Cremins: ‘The President’s coming’

On December 15, 2009, in Articles, Basketball, by Baller-in-Chief

After losing their hotel due to President Obama’s planned trip to Hawaii, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team’s original plans are back in place.