Miami Heat honored at White House | Tue., Jan. 14, 2014

  • Miami Heat basketball player Chris Bosh holds a signed basketball for President Barack Obama during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

  • President Barack Obama holds up a jersey and basketball given to him by by Miami Heat players Ray Allen, left, and Chris Bosh, second from left, during a ceremony to honor the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team the Miami Heat on their second-straight title during in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Washington. Behind them are Miami heat players and staff including, forwards LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade, team President Pat Riley, and head coach Erik Spoelstra. Carolyn Kaster / AP

  • President Barack Obama tosses a Miami Heat jersey up in the air after receiving it, and a signed basketball, from the Miami Heat basketball team after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. At far left is LeBron James. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

  • President Barack Obama shakes hands with Miami Heat player Ray Allen after Allen presented him with a jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team on their second-straight title. Behind them are Miami Heat players and staff, including forward LeBron James, team president Pat Riley, and head coach Erik Spoelstra. Carolyn Kaster / AP

  • President Barack Obama is given a basketball and jersey by Miami Heat players Ray Allen, left, and Chris Bosh, second from left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team . Behind them are Miami Heat forwards LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade, upper left, team president Pat Riley is at center, and Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra is next to Riley. Carolyn Kaster / AP

  • Miami Heat basketball players Ray Allen, left, and LeBron James look out into the crowd, next to Dwyane Wade, after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where President Barack Obama honored the Miami Heat 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

  • President Barack Obama looks back at the Miami Heat basketball team during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where he honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

  • President Barack Obama points to his name on a commemorative trophy giver to him by Miami Heat head basketball coach Erik Spoelstra during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. Carolyn Kaster / AP

  • President Barack Obama laughs as Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra presents the president with a commemorative trophy during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

  • Miami Heat player Chris Bosh shakes hands with President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, during a ceremony where the president honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. Bosh was holding a basketball that he later presented to the president. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

  • President Barack Obama applauds the Miami Heat basketball team during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where he honored the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team. At left is Chris Bosh, and fourth from left on the second row is LeBron James. Team President Pat Riley is at center, coach Erik Spoelstra is next to Riley. Jacquelyn Martin / AP

  • President Barack Obama, flanked by Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra, right, and team president Pat Riley poses for photos during a ceremony to honor the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team the Miami Heat on their second-straight title, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Carolyn Kaster / AP

  • People in the audience take photos and video as President Barack Obama arrives to honor the 2013 NBA Champion basketball team Miami Heat on their second-straight title during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Washington. Coach Erik Spoelstra is next to the president, Lebron James is at left. Carolyn Kaster / AP