President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaAll five living former presidents to attend hurricane relief concert Overnight Health Care: Schumer calls for tying ObamaCare fix to children's health insurance | Puerto Rico's water woes worsen | Dems plead for nursing home residents' right to sue Interior moves to delay Obama’s methane leak rule MORE today asserted that he has assembled the best basketball-playing White House Cabinet ever, following the addition of former pro Arne Duncan as incoming secretary of Education.

"I did not pick Arne becase he is one of the best basketball players I know," Obama said today at a news conference announcing Duncan's selection.

But, Obama said, "I think we are putting