Michelle Obama dunks with the Miami Heat
January 21st, 2014
11:19 AM ET
11 months ago

Michelle Obama dunks with the Miami Heat

(CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama shows off her basketball moves in a new video with The Miami Heat, last year's NBA champions.

Released by her "Let's Move" campaign against obesity, the video features the first lady giving tips about healthy eating and drinking water with stars LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen, and coach Erik Spoelstra.

The team stopped by the White House last week, where President Barack Obama congratulated the players and coaches for winning the world championship two years in a row.

The first lady posted a tease of the video last Tuesday on her Instagram account, with a photo of her sitting around with the athletes as they ate apples.


Filed under: Basketball • Michelle Obama
soundoff (19 Responses)
  1. Gurgyl

    Just focus on EDUCATION–enough of these ball-games in USA. While other nations are forwarding we are going back.

    January 21, 2014 11:26 am at 11:26 am |
  2. Wake up People!

    Best First Lady of my lifetime.

    January 21, 2014 11:38 am at 11:38 am |
  3. Dutch/Bad Newz, VA -aka- Take Back The House -aka- No Redemption Votes

    Coolest First Lady EVER!!!!

    January 21, 2014 11:40 am at 11:40 am |
  4. Thomas

    Very cool first Lady !

    January 21, 2014 11:52 am at 11:52 am |
  5. Rudy NYC

    Is it me? Why is it that Democratic First Ladies seem to be younger than Republican First Ladies?

    January 21, 2014 11:55 am at 11:55 am |
  6. Silence DoGood

    Faux news: The first thing an evil dictator does is pass out apples.

    January 21, 2014 11:56 am at 11:56 am |
  7. Gladiatior

    Wow...She's already back from her month vacation in Hawaii? Guess it's back to very important work now...what a joke...

    January 21, 2014 11:56 am at 11:56 am |
  8. Silence DoGood

    Eleanor Roosevelt is smiling somewhere. Conservative talk boxes are always going to be bugged by an outspoken woman. When I see some of the in depth researched commentary here like "...what a joke...", I know the conservative extreme is trying to hang on to a fleeting mythology.

    January 21, 2014 12:06 pm at 12:06 pm |
  9. Ol' Yeller

    "She's already back from her month vacation in Hawaii?"

    Yea, there was no brush left to cut in Crawford after the years bush spent there with his chainsaw.
    Why do you republicant's always pick on the first ladies? I have a theory on that... should you wish to hear it.

    January 21, 2014 12:08 pm at 12:08 pm |
  10. Anonymous

    @Gladiatior:

    Actually, you are the joke. She has projects just like every other First Ladies, well most of them. This was a
    very cute "commercial" about eating well.
    She is full of life, loves her family and does her "important work" very well.......taking care of her daughters.

    January 21, 2014 12:09 pm at 12:09 pm |
  11. Rick McDaniel

    Big deal.

    January 21, 2014 12:10 pm at 12:10 pm |
  12. Malory Archer

    Gladiatior

    Wow...She's already back from her month vacation in Hawaii? Guess it's back to very important work now...what a joke...

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Jealous much? She's First Lady – it's her job to do the pomp and circumstance stuff. Get over yourself

    January 21, 2014 12:10 pm at 12:10 pm |
  13. Silence DoGood

    @Anonymous
    @Gladiatior:

    Actually, you are the joke. She has projects just like every other First Ladies, well most of them. This was a
    very cute "commercial" about eating well.
    She is full of life, loves her family and does her "important work" very well.......taking care of her daughters.
    --------–
    (hyperbole alert)
    Evil socialist = "full of life, loves her family and does her "important work" very well.......taking care of her daughters."
    GOP family values = prostitute scandal, racketeering in NJ, taking money from the poor to give to CEOs.

    January 21, 2014 12:20 pm at 12:20 pm |
  14. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    Is it me? Why is it that Democratic First Ladies seem to be younger than Republican First Ladies?
    -------------------------------------------------
    Younger. Smarter. More professionally accomplished. And NOT medicated.

    January 21, 2014 12:29 pm at 12:29 pm |
  15. Smitty

    More wasted time and tax payers funds, what a joke we have become because of the ineptness of the Obammys

    January 21, 2014 12:30 pm at 12:30 pm |
  16. bill

    right turn clyde.

    January 21, 2014 12:34 pm at 12:34 pm |
  17. bcrunner

    Great Frist Lady, Good role model, puts her family first, is tackling one of the biggest issues of today... childhood obesity, relates to every day people... and is the only high hanking person along with Dr. Jill Biden that is always promoting and supporting military families...

    January 21, 2014 12:50 pm at 12:50 pm |
  18. Silence DoGood

    @bcrunner
    Great Frist Lady, Good role model, puts her family first, is tackling one of the biggest issues of today... childhood obesity, relates to every day people... and is the only high hanking person along with Dr. Jill Biden that is always promoting and supporting military families...
    ------------–
    One political camp TALKS a lot about morality and family values. The other actually does something about it.
    Luke 6:44 “For every tree is known by its fruits, for they do not pick figs from thorns, neither do they gather grapes from a bush.” (couldn't help it – sorry)

    January 21, 2014 12:55 pm at 12:55 pm |
  19. Guest

    Why don't they show a little diversity? Couldn't they find a whie guy and a hispanic to broaden the appeal? Isn't it a bit racist to only have blacks in it?

    January 21, 2014 01:28 pm at 1:28 pm |