Watch: President Obama roasts Ted Cruz over ‘basketball ring’ gaffe
At the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday, President Obama roasted GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz for calling a basketball hoop a “basketball ring.”
“Sure, I’m the foreign one,” he quipped.
Barack Obama clowns Ted Cruz for calling a basketball hoop a “basketball ring” pic.twitter.com/spFVWHJo0z— Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) May 1, 2016
In Indiana last week, Cruz mistakenly referred to the famous hoop from the movie Hoosiers as a “basketball ring.”
He concluded his speech by channeling Kobe Bryant, saying “Obama out,” as he dropped the microphone
Obama channels Kobe, drops mic and says “Obama Out.” pic.twitter.com/JrsagMAVUI— Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) May 1, 2016
Among notable athletes at the dinner are Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and Wizards guard John Wall.