President Obama held an #askPOTUS Twitter Q&A on Thursday and, as he has been known to do in the past, he talked about sports for a portion of it. Twitter user @kool_ant asked him to choose between Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James:

And to absolutely no one’s surprise, he went with MJ (despite this). But in doing so, he also name-dropped Ben Simmons and suggested that, in time, the LSU star might end up in the same category as MJ, Kobe, and LeBron:

Wow. The kid is good, but MJ/Kobe/LeBron good? Yikes. The hype is real!

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[via Fox Sports]