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Obama gave the Wolves a 'presidential order' to play better defense

Even the President of the United States is aware of the Timberwolves' defensive woes.
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President Barack Obama will soon be looking for a new job. Perhaps he can suit up as an undersized wing defender for the defensively challenged Timberwolves?

The Wolves visited The White House earlier this week – they had a few days off before playing Friday night against the Wizards – and while there, the President apparently told them they need to D up.

“He said we’ve got to play better defense," Ricky Rubio said, according to the Star Tribune.

"Yeah," head coach Tom Thibodeau said after Friday's shoot around, via Wolves Radio, "it was a presidential order."

"He knows everything about the NBA," Thibodeau added. "He is a big basketball fan. I thought he had our team down pretty accurately."

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