President Obama has 'discussed' owning NBA team

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President Barack Obama is going to have some time on his hands come January, so he's going to need a hobby.

President Obama has 'discussed' owning NBA team

President Barack Obama is going to have some time on his hands come January, so he's going to need a hobby.

President Barack Obama is going to have some time on his hands come January, so he'll need a hobby. At 54, Obama is also fairly young for a departing two-term president, so maybe a second career is in store. 

Obama is a huge sports fans, particularly of Chicago's teams, and might have some interest in owning part of an NBA team. 

White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Wednesday, via the Washington Post, the president has "discussed" the possibility of becoming an NBA owner. But it wasn't exactly a definitive statement. 

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Earnest followed by saying the president could "potentially, if the opportunity arose, under the right circumstances," pursue a venture as an NBA owner. 

It's hard to imagine Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf giving up any piece of his team, even to a former president. Obama has said he's going to remain in Washington for at least another two years so his younger daughter, Natasha, can finish high school, so maybe the Wizards are an option. 

Maybe those campaign donations from Ted Leonsis will pay off. Maybe, potentially. 

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