White House Basketball Court

President Obama takes a shot in 2009 (White House - Pete Souza)

Nice Layup, Mr. President

Not far from the Swimming Pool, the White House basketball court has been used for occasional games by presidents and their staffs and families. George HW Bush installed it in 1991, following the horseshoe pits and the tennis court he had installed two years earlier.

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President Obama takes a shot in 2009 (Time - Callie Shell)

President Obama with the University of Connecticut girls' basketball team in 2009 (UConn Huskies)

The basketball court in 2007 (Steven Brawley)

The basketball court (and torn up horseshoe pit) in 2006, undergoing renovation (mcm4president)

The tennis court and horseshoe pitch in 1992 (HABS)