Looks like we’re going to have to make this Sports Week at OOTD Central — and we have to start with the most breaking news. Barack Obama, whose basketball acumen has already come under close scrutiny, offered his congratulations to the winner of the NBA Finals … all of them, apparently:
Pres Obama congrats Miami “for having the world champion Miami Heats here in town.” He said “Heats.”
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) June 27, 2012
It seems that the President touted by the media as a sports genius and basketball phenom doesn’t know the name of the most famous team in the NBA. After years of liberal fawning over the President’s supposed basketball expertise we now find out that he doesn’t even know the name of the Miami Heat? Seriously?
Who’s his favorite player? Kevin Durants?
Hopefully he gave a shout out to LeBronze Jame.
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