Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 4/2/13

He’s the President of the United States, and just because he’s the most powerful man in the world, it doesn’t mean that he is also awesome at sports. We all know that Barack Obama happens to be a huge basketball fan, but his love of the game don’t necessarily translate to skills. During the Easter celebration at the White House, the POTUS took some time to shoot hoops, and it didn’t go well: From ABC: After missing three during a general shoot around, Obama lined up with kids at the free throw line. The kids were asked to stand on opposite sides of the president based on whether they thought he would make it. Only one boy went to the “miss” side. “Oh, man,” the president declared, but the boy stood his ground (and rightly so). Obama took his shot. It hit the rim, circled and dropped outside. The president then posed for pictures and went off to play tennis on the other side of the court. Minutes later, at O for 4 the president, an avid basketball player, declared “I have to hit one shot before I go.” Yeesh. That’s 18 shots in row he missed, and 2 for [...]

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