But knowing Griffin’s athletic ability, Obama was smarter than to accept his invite. 

“He said he wouldn't play me but I could play on his team,” explains Griffin.

And the gridiron star says he doesn’t think Obama will change his mind about a hoops showdown.

“I don't think he'll ever play against me. We'll have it me and him versus [former All-American Baylor women's basketball star] Brittney Griner and Mrs. Obama.”