President Obama Welcomed the Heat to the White House, Told a Mario Chalmers Joke

President Obama welcomed the NBA champion Miami Heat to the White House on Tuesday. The President cracked some jokes about the Heat’s popularity around the league and even took a well-intentioned dig at Miami’s tendency to yell at Mario Chalmers. Obama said, “We should take a picture but make it quick before one of these guys starts yelling at Mario. I mean sometimes it’s just a bad pass guys, it’s not Mario’s fault. I got your back, man.”

Obama also said sometimes it feels like the Heat are still looking for respect. The President even made a comparison to the famous Chicago Bulls team that won 72 games. The Heat won 66 games — including 27-straight — in the regular season.

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Before you run to the comment section, Obama’s Bulls’ comparision drew laughs.

Either way, we’re still awaiting James Harrison to comment on this.

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