Tuesday, January 29, 2013
President Barack Obama privileged the Miami Heat for winning the 2012 NBA Championship title after declining short just a year before. "Everybody responsibility their part is what lastly put the Heat over the top," Obama said, as he welcomed the team to the White House Monday to rejoice their triumph.
The Heat has beaten the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games in the NBA Finals previous June. The president also familiar the franchise's work off the court. He thanked them for behind military service associate at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Obama said one of the things he's proudest of is that many of the team associates include LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade -- "take their roles as fathers critically."
"For all the young men out there who are seem up to them all the time, for them to see a celebrity who cares regarding their kids and is there for them day in and day out, that's a good message to send," Obama thought.
Miami Heat instruct Erik Spoelstra said the team optimistically will serve as an motivation to the realm of what can be done "when you come together and give up your egos for a greater goal" and "hard-hat work ethic."
James, who obtainable Obama with an autographed basketball, said the team, contain members that hail from Illinois, Texas, Michigan, Ohio and South Dakota, was privileged to be in the management mansion.