You mean Obama played basketball with the UConn womens’ team in April? And the press missed this when they were rushing to indict him as sexist? Shocking.
WASHINGTON — Championship ceremony is a White House standard for sports teams. Shooting hoops with the president, now that’s something to remember.
Moments after Monday’s event in front of the South Portico, President Barack Obama hustled the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team over to the outdoor half-court, away from reporters and cameras.
The president, a former high school player and avid fan who still plays pickup games, prevailed in a brief, impromptu game of P-I-G with a few of the players.
“He was pretty good from 17 feet,” said coach Geno Auriemma. “His shot’s a little unorthodox, but it goes in … He’s got a little bit of that swagger.”
But… but… media told me he hates women…