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Speakeasy: POTUS takes (some) credit for Miami Heat win

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"Now, I'm not trying to take all the credit, coach, but I think that it's clear that going up against me prepared them to take on Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. It sharpened their skills. It gave them the competitive edge that they needed. And I think part of the reason they came back today is they want another shot at the old guy."

- President Obama's take on what it took for the Miami Heat to become NBA Champions at the team's White House visit Monday. He was referring to a pickup game played with some of the players on the president's birthday several years ago. LeBron James also took the mic and briefly freaked out. "This is like, hey, mama, I made it," he gushed.

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