WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 28: President Barack Obama plays basketball during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House March 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. The tradition dates back to 1878 when President Rutherford B. Hayes allowed children to roll eggs on the South Lawn.

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Which team could you see the President having a stake in?

Sydney Scott
Jun, 24, 2016

From President of the United States to NBA franchise team owner? Obama might be on the verge of another historical first.

During a press briefing on Wednesday, Obama's press secretary, Josh Earnest, revealed that the President has considered joining an ownership group for an NBA franchise.

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According to Complex, the revelation came after a journalist asked if Obama would ever be interested in becoming the commissioner of Major League Baseball. Earnest said that while Obama loves the White Sox, he's more interested in the NBA and "potentially ... under the right circumstances" would purchase a team. "I don’t know if that kind of opportunity will present itself, but I suspect that’s something that he would enjoy.”

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