Obama’s Election Day basketball team


Barack Obama plays basketball at Riverview Elementary School in Elkhart, Ind. (Reuters)

We know President Obama will play basketball in Chicago today -- it's his most time-honored Election Day ritual. But who will he play with? 

Here's a partial list of Obama's players.

Randy Brown, former NBA player

 Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education

Alexi Giannoulias, former Illinois state treasurer and 2010 Senate candidate 

Sam Kass, White House chef

Andy Katz, ESPN sportswriter

Reggie Love, Obama personal aide

Marty Nesbitt, early Obama supporter and friend from Chicago

Scottie Pippen, former NBA player

Mike Ramos, a childhood friend of the president

Craig Robinson, Michelle Obama's brother (and a college basketball coach)

Jeff Sanders, former NBA player

Rachel Weiner covers cops and courts in Arlington and Alexandria.
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