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President Obama Mentions Thunder Player in Address to Tanzania Modified: July 1, 2013 at 7:18 pm •  Published: July 1, 2013

During a joint press conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania earlier today President Barack Obama mentioned Oklahoma City Thunder backup center Hasheem Thabeet.

The 7-foot-3-inch Thabeet was born in Dar es Salaam and first played basketball in Tanzania.

H/T: Deadspin
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