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  1. President Barack Obama says 1992 Dream Team would defeat 2012 Oly...

    Add President Barack Obama to the list of people who disagree with Kobe Bryant's boast that this year's USA Olympic basketball team could beat the Dream Team of 1992.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  2. At All-Star in spirit: Barack Obama

    Henry Abbott

    Jennifer Epstein of Politico: Obama rounded a day of travel that included a speech on energy policy and two fundraisers in the Miami area with a third fundraiser, at the home of Dallas Mavericks player Vince Carter. Carter welcomed the president to ...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  3. Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter hosts fundraiser for President Bar...

    Reveling in his sporting element, President Barack Obama waded into the oversize embrace of some of the biggest names in professional basketball Thursday, raising money from current and former NBA greats and an intimate group of supporters drawn to this w

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  4. Vince Carter to host Obama fundraiser

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Of all the highfalutin' All-Star parties going down in Orlando over the next few days, only Vince Carter's shindig tonight will boast the leader of the free world. The Dallas Mavericks swingman is hosting a $30,000-a-plate campaign fundr...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  5. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose hopes to hold President Barack Obama ...

    Nick Friedell

    President Barack Obama made a promise to Derrick Rose, and the reigning MVP is intent on making him keep it.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  6. Dirk receives standout presidential recognition

    Jeff Caplan

    President Barack Obama lauded the Dallas Mavericks for their special brand of championship teamwork a season ago and he pointed out attributes of several players. But, he saved top recognition for NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki -- even if the presid...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  7. Obama praises teamwork as key to title

    Jeff Caplan

    It's tough to find much teamwork in Washington D.C. these days, so President Barack Obama knows it when he sees it. During Monday's championship ceremony at the White House, Obama credited the Dallas Mavericks' team-oriented style of play last sea...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  8. President credits Mark Cuban for making trip happen

    Jeff Caplan

    With the returning members of the Dallas Mavericks smiling behind him and owner Mark Cuban to his left, President Barack Obama paid full credit to Cuban for making the traditional White House trip for the reigning champions happen. "Not only did M...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  9. President Barack Obama praises Dallas Mavericks in White House fe...

    President Barack Obama saluted Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks on Monday as NBA champions who staged a season-ending charge to beat LeBron James and the vaunted Miami Heat and claim their first title with a "heart that's the size of Texas."

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  10. Delonte West won't attend White House visit with Dallas Mavericks...

    President Barack Obama is beginning the week by hosting the NBA champion Mavericks. But Delonte West, signed by the Mavs before this season, will not be able to join the team because of a criminal record that did not pass a background check.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  11. Injury won't keep Jason Kidd from White House

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- A lower back injury might keep Jason Kidd from playing on the upcoming two-game road trip, but it won't keep him from making Monday's trip to the White House with the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks. Kidd was on the practice floor Sunday, ...

    Blog | January 08, 2012
  12. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban rips league for no Washington D...

    Jeff Caplan

    The NBA didn't do it so Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took scheduling the traditional championship trip to the White House into his own hands.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2012
  13. Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle receives congratulatory phon...

    Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle receives congratulatory phone call from Barack Obama.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  14. Pres. Obama on J.J. Barea: 'That guy can play'

    President Barack Obama, making the first appearance by a U.S. president in Puerto Rico since 1961, took time during his speech Tuesday to single out Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea, a native of the U.S. commonwealth. "That guy can play," Preside...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  15. Bill Simmons: Who made the grade at the NBA trading deadline?

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons hands out his report card for the NBA's trade deadline, giving kudos to the Knicks but worrying about Kendrick Perkins' departure from the Celtics.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  16. 'NBA Jam' Producer Q&A

    Jon Robinson

    All the dirt on EA Sports' "NBA Jam" revival. Will there be an Obama sighting?

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2010