Before the Miami Heat depart for their first-ever road meeting at the Barclays Arena with the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, they must first conduct executive business in relation to their accomplishments the organization has received for their ability to maintain a strong sense of resilience in the face of adversity.
In other words, they’re going to see the President, keeping up with the tradition of a professional sports champion visiting the sitting Commander-in-Chief.
Courtesy of the Washington Post, we are able to provide viewers with a live look into the Heat’s meeting with President Barack Obama. It’s the Heat’s second visit to the White House, visiting George W. Bush following their 2006 championship win. Unlike then, however, the players and coaches may be able to run a pick-up game with the leader of the free world following photo-ops and the common tradition of presenting the President with a jersey bearing his name.
Knowing he’s a Bulls fan, the Heat may just treat him with the type of defense Chicago usually sees.
Or maybe the President will just be a spectator to the theatrics of Heat players such as LeBron James, who was the source of entertainment in an exhibition against Brazil leading up to the 2012 Olympics:
The video provided will begin coverage of the Heat visiting the White House at 1:40pm.