Barack Obama offers his endorsement to the San Antonio Spurs, terming them his "second-favorite team" after his hometown Chicago Bulls:



It seems a bit non-credible to me for Obama to cite the Spurs' no-flash, play-the-right-way image as the decisive factor. The Obama-esque element of San Antonio's team is the unlikely cosmopolitanism of the roster. In current NBA terms, though, Obama may be most like the Lakers -- a juggernaut that came out of nowhere.

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