Obama weighing basketball game against Scott Brown

Basketball-fan-in-chief Barack Obama is thinking about hitting the hardwood with the man who sidelined his healthcare reform overhaul, newly-seated Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.)

The Associated Press reported Wednesday that Brown's office floated the idea of holding a charity game in Springfield, Mass., which is considered the birthplace of basketball. A White House spokesman told the AP that they are considering the possibility.

Also on Wednesday, Springfield Mayor Dominic Sarno wrote to the White House, saying that a presidential game could benefit local charities.

Brown has said he would play a two-on-two game, with his daughter Ayla, who plays for Boston College, as his teammate. No word on who might back up the president, who's two daughters are still in grade school.

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