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Obama, Clark Kellogg Play Basketball at White House (Video)


Earlier this week, CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg, the lead college basketball analyst during Saturday night's Final Four broadcast, joined President Obama and CBS "Early Show" co-anchor Harry Smith on the White House basketball court. They played a game of P-O-T-U-S - like H-O-R-S-E, but with the acronym standing for "President of the United States."

The game aired Saturday night during halftime of the Butler-Michigan State game.

As they played, Kellogg asked Mr. Obama a couple questions about the president's well-known love of the game of basketball and his take on the NCAA tournament so far.

"This has been probably one of the most balanced tournaments that we've seen," Mr. Obama said, playing the role of sports analyst like he did in January when he joined Kellogg during a telecast of a Duke-Georgetown game. "Terrific excitement... when you see, like a Northern Iowa, pull off a game like they did against Kansas... that makes everybody invested in the tournament. And that's what makes March Madness terrific."

Mr. Obama also promoted the first lady's "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity.

As for the game itself, Kellogg jumped out to a big lead on the president... but then Mr. Obama got hot hitting shots from three-point range and ended up winning.

You can watch how it played out below:

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