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Obama Returns To Basketball Court After Injury

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President Obama is off the injured list and back on the basketball court. The president was sidelined from his favorite sport when he was hit with an elbow during a friendly game on Friday. He wound up getting 12 stitches in his lip. He returned to the court Sunday playing with his daughters.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

President Obama is off the injured list, and back on the basketball court. The president - you might have heard - was sidelined from his favorite sport when he was hit with an elbow during a friendly game on Friday. He wound up getting 12 stitches in his lip. But when he returned to the court yesterday, it wasn't with his regular group. Instead, the president shot hoops at a gym with two players a lot less likely to rough him up - his daughters, Sasha and Malia.

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