During the second quarter of action, Trae Young passed it to a wide-open Williamson.
Luka Doncic has been leading the charge for Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association this season. Also, Luka Doncic, who was also named as an All-Star Game starter, finished with 16 points and five assists. Young said that Obama told him that with him at point guard, the Hawks would eventually turn things around and have a winning season.
They had the same initial reaction.
"It is special when you meet someone that is an icon like that", Young said.
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"It was pretty cool", said Herro, 20.
"For him to have one of the (busiest) schedules, for him to keep up with all of us, hats off to him", "I've got a lot of respect for him, just knowing us, knowing our stats".
"First off he's a cool dude man, it's Obama, c'mon", said Williamson. Five other Team World players scored in double figures led by Brandon Clarke's 22 points (11-15 FGs).
"It was insane being able to stand next to him, talk to him", Young said.
Obama shook every hand, stopping to talk to the kids, players, coaches and staff in the room.
"President Obama looks forward to talking with Giannis, Kevin, Chris, and Michael about one of the themes that has driven his career and now us here at the Obama Foundation: the importance of people engaging in their community to make a positive impact". Williamson said that meeting Obama has been one of his top life experiences thus far.
Bridges, who was originally drafted out of Michigan State University as the 12th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, is in his second season with the Hornets.
Players wore patches featuring the numbers 2 and 24 surrounded by nine stars in honor of the Lakers great and his daughter, Gianna, who were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on January 26.