Biden says he can jump, would beat Obama at hoops

Think Barack Obama and Joe Biden might put a bet down on a game someday?

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Everybody knows President Barack Obama has some game on the basketball court, but apparently his vice president thinks he can take him.

And Joe Biden is even throwing down a little smack talk with his challenge.

"I told the president, next game, I've got him," Biden told Sacramento mayor -- and former NBA star -- Kevin Johnson on Tuesday, according to the New York Daily News.

The exchange came at a Black History Month reception hosted by Biden at the Naval Observatory in Washington D.C.

Biden suggested to Johnson that the two team up for a game against Obama, insisting that he'd be able to pull his weight in the matchup.

"I may be a white boy, but I can jump."

Who does he think he is, Woody Harrelson?

Anyway, if the game ever happens, Obama will have a built-in excuse. The president, now 52, said earlier this month he'd cut down on his basketball as age has caught up to him.

So, just for fun, who ya got?

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