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Los Angeles Lakers Honored By President Obama

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For winning their second consecutive NBA championship, the riot-inducing Los Angeles Lakers will be honored today by President Obama at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington.

Coaches, players, and trainer Gary Vitti will all be participating in a service project at the club in keeping with the Obama administration's practice of carrying out service while presenting an honor. In turn, the Lakers will present the President with his personalized No. 1 Obama jersey, reports the Daily News.

This service/honor comes one day before the Lakers are scheduled to play the Washington Wizards in the third of six games away from Staples Center.