Found January 09, 2012 on Deadspin:
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The Dallas Mavericks (minus Delonte West) are getting the NBA Champions' treatment at the White House today, which for coach Rick Carlisle means a chance to tickle the ivories. More »
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Off the Bench: Delonte West banned from White House

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Mavericks’ Delonte West: ‘I’m banned from going to the White House’

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2 Fans, One Downing a Beer, were Sitting on the Mavs Bench Last Night

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Delonte West says he is banned from the White House

The Dallas Mavericks, at the expense of owner Mark Cuban, will be visiting the White House on Monday in honor of last season’s NBA Championship. But apparently there is one Maverick who will not get the opportunity to shake President Barack Obama’s hand. “I’m banned from going to the White House, so I’m not going to make [...]

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