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When the Chicago Bulls hosted the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night, they were also hosting another high profile guest. Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States.

Obama is a Chicagoan and a Bulls and White Sox fan. He has already thrown the first pitch at Guaranteed Rate Field.

On Wednesday evening, Obama brought special guests from My Brother’s Keeper Alliance and Girls Opportunity Alliance.

Before the Bulls game, he had career development conversations with young people from both organizations, the Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks.

Celtics guard Marcus Smart called it “an honor” to play in front of Obama.

“The former president of the United States, I think is one of the biggest celebrities you could play in front of,” Smart told the media after the game.

Smart added: “To come here and have this opportunity, I wish my mom was here to see it, but she’s looking at me smiling. She’s seen this. So it’s definitely a highlight of my life, of my career, playing in front of someone like that.”

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