The Audacity Of 'Reke: He's Meeting With The President Now?

Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans has had a pretty unbelievable season so far. He's already the clear-cut choice for NBA rookie of the year, and yesterday, by trading Kevin Martin, the Kings essentially put their franchise in the hands of Tyreke Evans. A coronation of sorts. And later Thursday?

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He dined with President Obama, naturally:

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He dined with President Barack Obama at the president's request. Sources told KCRA 3 the two shared a meal at the Las Vegas home of Kings owner George Maloof. Obama told the Maloofs to draft Evans when he was playing for the University of Memphis.

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So not only did Tyreke dine with Obama, but it was at the President's request? Ordinarily, reality checks are supposed to bring 20 year-olds crashing down to earth, but... Damn. That's pretty big time. Reality check, 'Reke: you're the future of this franchise. Now meet the President of the United States.

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And as for Barack—lobbying for the Kings to draft him, asking him on dinner dates—it sounds like the President needs a new t-shirt:

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