But on Friday, Sacramento Mayor
Introducing the president at a White House meeting with mayors, Johnson, a former
"He's even been known to talk a little hoop and maybe even play a little hoop," Johnson said. "I thought I'd give him an introduction befitting to a star."
A grinning and laughing president took the lectern but was clearly a little thrown off by the unexpected showmanship.
"I have to say that that introduction is longer than my remarks and more exciting," he said. "I'm feeling a little outshone here."