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The NBA Champion, Miami Heat, visited the White House Monday. President Obama congratulated the Heat and joked that a pick up game played with a couple team members on his birthday a couple years prior help give them the extra motivation needed to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder. Dwyane Wade’s wardrobe also caught th eye of the President, stating that “If anyone else can pull this off, let me know.” The President also praised the efforts of Mike Miller and Mario Chalmers, stating that Mike Miller could barely walk, but still hit seven 3s in the final game and how Chalmers had a nickname given to him by Dwyane Wade that couldn’t be repeated.
LeBron James was espceially excited, taking to the podium and exclaiming how happy to he was to be at the White House, saying “Mama, I made it!”