President Obama is Interested in Owning a Basketball Team
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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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