NBA star Wade reacts to playing b-ball with Obama

August 9, 2010 (CHICAGO) Mr. Obama got together with a handful of NBA greats to celebrate his 49th birthday.

Chicago Bulls stars Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah were among the players, as was Robbins native and Miami Heat star Wade.

Wade said the game was an opportunity for the wounded troops and the kids who got to see the game.

"[They] don't normally get to see NBA players, like the troops and the kids that was there, chance to see some of their favorite NBA players," Wade said.

Some of the players joined the president for a barbeque after the game. It's not clear if Rose and Noah attended that event.

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