Game day begins for Obama

CHICAGO -- Game day.

No, not that game. We're talking President Obama's traditional Election Day pickup game. It started a little after 1 p.m. Tuesday when Obama's motorcade rolled through drizzly Chicago and pulled up at the Attack Athletics facility on W. Harrison Street.  According to the Attack Athletics Web site, Tim Grover (trainer to Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and other hoops stars) owns the 65,000-square foot facility, which has seating for 1,000 people, according to a report from a reporter at the scene.

Among those on the court: Education Secretary Arne Duncan, former Duke University player and Obama aide Reggie Love, and the president's friends Michael Ramos and Martin Nesbitt.

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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