Barack Obama US president watches Bulls, Chavs NBA match

Barack Obama was in the stands to watch his favourite NBA team Chicago Bulls beat LeBron James led Cleveland Cavaliers

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  play Barack Obama watching the NBA game between Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers (NBAE/Getty Images)
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As the world got set for the return of the National Basketball Association (NBA) so also was the leader of the free nation, Barack Obama.

The US president on Tuesday, October sat courtside at the United Center in Chicago to watch his home town team, Chicago Bulls beat last season finalist Cleveland Cavaliers.

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  play Barack Obama arrives to watch the Chavs Vs Bulls (AP)


There were speculations that the US president was going to attend Saturday’s game which LeBron James was happy about.


He loves the game of basketball,” LeBron James said about Obama before the game.

  play Barack Obama settles to watch the game between Chavs and Chicago Bulls (AFP/Getty Images)


It's an honour for me to be a part of a venue and a spectacle that the president would like to come and watch. It's an honour for sure.

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It didn’t turn out to be a happy game for LeBronJames whose team lost 95-97 to Bulls with Nikola Mirotic scoring 19 points and Derrick Rose adding 18.

  play LeBron James in action for the Chavs but could not stop a loss to the Chicago Bulls (NBAE/Getty Images)


LeBron James scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Cleveland in the game.

Watch this Obama video below:

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