The Brooklyn Nets on Saturday gave former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaWHIP LIST: Who’s in and out in the 2020 race Michelle Obama makes a splash with ,000 designer boots Michelle Obama says presidential bar lowered for Trump MORE her own No. 44 jersey.
The NBA team wrote in a tweet that even though “she’s from Chicago,” they “had to hook her up” with a jersey because Obama made two stops at their arena on her current book tour.
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) December 22, 2018
Obama made two visits this month to the Barclays Center, the arena where the Nets play their home games. She is currently on tour to promote her memoir, “Becoming.”
“Becoming,” which was initially released last month, quickly became the best-selling book of 2018. Total sales for the book have already topped 3 million.
Her husband, Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTrump defends foreign policy decisions amid personnel resignations Trump’s Syria plan is Obama 2.0 Syria retreat undercuts Trump’s once-tough North Korea policy MORE, served as the 44th president of the United States.