The Brooklyn Nets on Saturday gave former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama to headline Essence Festival Obama shares tribute to Michelle to celebrate Mother's Day 111-year-old woman gets free tickets to see Michelle Obama book tour MORE her own No. 44 jersey.

The NBA team wrote in a tweet that even though "she's from Chicago," they "had to hook her up" with a jersey because Obama made two stops at their arena on her current book tour.

"We know she's from Chicago, but 's book tour made two stops at this month, so we had to hook her up," the Nets tweeted.

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Obama made two visits this month to the Barclays Center, the arena where the Nets play their home games. She is currently on tour to promote her memoir, "Becoming."

"Becoming," which was initially released last month, quickly became the best-selling book of 2018. Total sales for the book have already topped 3 million.

Her husband, Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBiden calls for unity, jabs at Trump in campaign launch Several factors have hindered 'next up' presidential candidates in recent years Lewandowski: Why Joe Biden won't make it to the White House — again MORE, served as the 44th president of the United States.