Barack Obama, Lakers to meet

Updated: December 9, 2010, 8:01 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will honor the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers next week, the White House said Thursday. It's not clear, though, that the basketball-loving president will shoot hoops with Kobe Bryant and his teammates.

Continuing a practice of emphasizing community service while celebrating champion sports teams, the president will accompany the Lakers to a Boys & Girls club, and visit with the kids on Monday, according to a White House advisory.

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