While most fans tuned in for the Slam Dunk Contest and the actual game over the NBA All-Star Weekend, we settled in to watch mediocre basketball.
Two teams, each having a mix of musicians, actors, Jersey Shore cast mates and retired NBA legends, battled it out in Orlando on Friday night for a Celebrity basketball game. While expertise in this annual game can usually be described as sloppy, one star came to play. Arne Duncan, the U.S. Sec. of Education, put on a clinic to would-be-ballers trying to keep up with him. As many know, Duncan regularly plays basketball with POTUS on the weekends. He also played professional basketball in Europe after a successful run at Harvard. Duncan racked up 17 points, 8 points and 5 steals in a performance that led his team to a convincing 86-54 victory. There is absolutely zero exaggeration when we say that he could EASILY play for the Washington Wizards and be a starter. Just sayin’.
Here’s just one example of the Secretary of Education schooling the opposing team.