Fan-in-Chief Calls It: 'Lakers in 6'

Obama picks LA to win finals, then jets to Saudi Arabia
By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2009 6:05 AM CDT

(Newser) – Before boarding Air Force One last night, Barack Obama was asked not about his upcoming speech to the Muslim world, but about a rather more pressing issue: Who's going to win the NBA finals? "The Lakers in six, I think," said the president. He's had some dead-on picks in the past, notes the Los Angeles Times: Obama picked the Steelers to take the Super Bowl and the Tarheels to win March Madness.
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