Barack Obama and the Los Angeles Lakers
in January 2010. (Charles Dharapak/AP)
By Andy Gray
Congratulations to Barack Obama for defeating Mitt Romney to win a second term as POTUS. In honor of the election, here's a look back at some NBA champions visiting the White House.
Ronald Reagan and the Boston Celtics
in 1984. (Ira Schwarz/AP)
Ronald Reagan and the Los Angeles Lakers in 1985. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Bill Clinton and the Chicago Bulls
in 1997. (Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images)
Bill Clinton and the San Antonio Spurs
in 1999. (Stephen Jaffe/AFP/Getty Images)
George W. Bush and the Boston Celtics in 2008. (Jim Young/Reuters)
Barack Obama and the Dallas Mavericks
in 2012. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
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