Even the President can take a charge while playing some serious street ball! According to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, President Obama was playing basketball with friends and family Friday when one of his opponents accidentally elbowed him in the upper lip, causing the President to get 12 stitches...

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Nov, 26, 2010

president_obama_stitches.jpg Even the President can take a charge while playing some serious street ball! According to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, President Obama was playing basketball with friends and family Friday when one of his opponents accidentally elbowed him in the upper lip, causing the President to get 12 stitches. The stitches were administered by the White House Medical Unit. The medical procedure was done in the doctor's office located on the ground floor of the White House. Send your well wishes to the POTUS here...