President Obama, British Prime Minister Cameron to sit for interview during NCAA tournament game

President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron will sit for a joint interview Tuesday — to talk hoops with CBS Sports basketball analyst Clark Kellogg.


President Barack Obama waves as he leaves the Fort McNair athletic facility in Washington on Nov. 26, 2011, after playing basketball. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

They will be interviewed at halftime of the game, which starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be broadcast on truTV.

Obama’s basketball bona fides are well established; he regularly selects his brackets for the NCAA tournament on television. But it’s probably also not a coincidence that he’s taking Cameron to a game being played in a key swing state just a week after Mitt Romney won Ohio’s Republican presidential primary.

No telling whether Kellogg will stray beyond the hardcourt to talk politics or other pressing issues.

David Nakamura covers the White House. He has previously covered sports, education and city government and reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Japan.
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