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Barack Obama's High School Basketball Jersey is Expected to Sell for Upwards of $100,000

BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to young leaders from across Europe in a Town Hall-styled session on April 06, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Obama spoke to several hundred young people from European government, civil society and the private sector about the nitty gritty of achieving positive change in government and society.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Before Barack Obama became the 44th President of the United States of America, he was also a varsity athlete.

President Obama sported the No. 23 from his playing days with the Punahou High School in Hawaii, and one his game-worn high school jerseys is now being auctioned off to the highest bidder. So, are you interested? The final sale is expected to reach six figures, so good luck.

A fat $100,000 is the current estimation by Heritage Auction officials, but no one really knows quite how much somebody out there is willing to pay for an old basketball uniform worn by a former POTUS. There's not a ton of precedence for such a thing.

Unlike some politicians, Barack Obama has shown a high interest in basketball beyond other sports. In fact, he spent his election days shooting hoops to keep his nerves clam.

Plus, he also knows that a rim is not called a basketball ring. He's practically a pro!

All jokes aside, Obama was a solid player back in the day. According to former teammate Mark Bendix, he "had a pretty good shot and really handled the ball well.”

I guess there isn't much that Barack Obama can't do.