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Under most circumstances, if any professional basketball player misses twenty out of twenty-two shots, it wouldn't make headlines on this site.
However, when USA president Barack Obama has one of his worst shooting performances in office, it became worthy.
During the White House's annual Easter Egg hunt, Barack moved to the basketball court to shoot some hoops and well, his shooting performance left something to be desired:
Official stats: 2 for 22 with 18 straight misses...
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Like him, hate him, I really don’t care. The President of the United States, an admitted huge basketball fan, is a terrible basketball player. During an Easter celebration at the White House Sunday, President Barack Obama missed 18 consecutive shots, after many of which he ribbed himself saying “brickhouse.”
Not only does Obama need some shooting lessons...
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President Barack Obama shot hoops with some kids on Easter Sunday, hitting only 2 of the 22 frre throw attempts.
File under: don’t quit your day job…
According to The Washington Times, Robert Griffin III said President Barack Obama talked to him about "protecting myself" as the two men met at Verizon Center, where both were watching Syracuse's win over Marquette in an Elite Eight., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/report-obama-talks-to-rg-iii-about-safer-play
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