Obama teaches NBA all-star Stephen Curry how to play basketball

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Obama Is Finally Helping Stephen Curry With His Jump Shot — Sort Of

President Obama took some time out of his packed schedule to help an aspiring young basketball player improve his shooting form, and even spruce up his resume in case his dream of being a professional athlete doesn't pan out.

The young player, named Stephen Curry, also learned how to -- wait, hold up. What?

Curry, an all-star player with the Golden State Warriors, joined Obama for a funny video showcasing the importance of mentorship in America.

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) pauses in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
** ADVANCE FOR JAN. 27-28 ** Davidson's Stephen Curry shares a laugh with teammates during a college basketball game in Davidson, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007. At 6-foot-1 and 175 pounds, the slight freshman didn't have the size to attract scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, his famous father's alma mater, and other schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference. But Davidson recruited him hard, and he's quickly become a star in the Southern Conference. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Davidson's Stephen Curry drives for the basket as Wofford's Junor Salters (3) defends during the first half of a Southern Conference basketball tournament game in North Charleston, S.C., Saturday, March 8, 2008. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)
Davidson's Stephen Curry reacts as his team defeats Elon 65-49 in the Southern Conference championship basketball game in North Charleston, S.C., on Monday, March 10, 2008. Curry had 23 points as Davidson defeated Elon 65-49. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)
Davidson's Stephen Curry (30) points to Cleveland Cavaliers player LeBron James after hitting a three-point shot late in the second half of Davidson's 72-67 win in an NCAA college men's basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Davidson's Stephen Curry (30) is taunted by Duke fans, known as the "Cameron Crazies," during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009. (AP Photo/Sara D. Davis)
FILE - In this March 17, 2009 file photo, Davidson guard Stephen Curry shoots from the perimeter during the second half of the NIT college basketball tournament game in Columbia, S.C. Curry is a top prospect in the upcoming NBA Draft. (AP Photo/Brett Flashnick, File)
Golden State Warriors top draft pick Stephen Curry tips his hat during a news conference at the Warriors headquarters in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 26, 2009. Curry, a guard from Davidson College, was selected No. 7 overall in the basketball draft. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Golden State Warriors top draft pick Stephen Curry poses with his new jersey during a news conference at the Warriors headquarters in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 26, 2009. Curry, a guard from Davidson College, was selected No. 7 overall in the basketball draft. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots over Los Angeles Lakers guard Shannon Brown in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
Golden State Warriors rookie guard Stephen Curry reacts after hitting a basket against the Denver Nuggets in the fourth quarter of the Nuggets' 123-122 victory in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Golden State's Stephen Curry, left, interviews his father, former Charlotte Hornets player Dell Curry, before the Curry Celebrity Classic in Davidson, N.C., Monday, June 21, 2010. After an impressive rookie season with Golden State, Curry is back home for the summer. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Team USA's Stephen Curry stretches following a United States men's national team basketball practice, Thursday, July 22, 2010 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, below, and Milwaukee Bucks' Brandon Jennings compete for a loose ball in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov, 30, 2010, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) is fouled driving to the basket by Cleveland Cavaliers' Mo Williams (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Jan. 7, 2011. Golden State won 116-98. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) and Monta Ellis (8) laugh as they pose for photographs during NBA basketball media day at the team's training facility in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, center, talks with Nate Robinson (2) during an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, top, fouls Memphis Grizzlies' Quincy Poindexter during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, who scored 28 points, applauds his teammates in the second half of the Warriors' 109-102 NBA basketball victory over the Brooklyn Nets, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots of San Antonio Spurs's Cory Joseph during the second half of Game 1 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 6, 2013, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs center Boris Diaw (33) blocks a shot by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) in the second half of Game 6 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half in Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry goes up for a shot during the second half in Game 7 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers, Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 126-121. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry arrives at the arena for the Warriors' NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
West Teamâs Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, shoots during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) watches the game from the bench wearing a towel on his head during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center, Monday, March 2, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry smiles and gestures while speaking at a basketball news conference announcing him as the NBA's Most Valuable Player Monday, May 4, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Curry carried the top-seeded Warriors to a franchise-record 67 wins and surpassed his own record for most 3-pointers in a season. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry speaks with his daughter Riley at a news conference after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) hugs Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 105-97 to win the best-of-seven game series 4-2. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, holds the championship trophy and Andre Iguodala holds the series MVP trophy as they celebrate winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 105-97 to win the best-of-seven game series 4-2. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
NBA player Stephen Curry, of the Golden State Warriors, accepts the award for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry shoots a free throw in the first half of a NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: National Basketball Asssociation MVP Stephen Curry (3rd R) laughs as U.S. President Barack Obama jokes during his remarks at an event for the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in the East Room on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championshhip season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors prepares to hit the 'Keep Pounding' drum for the Carolina Panthers prior to Super Bowl 50 against the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Washington. The Warriors won 134-121. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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In the clip, Obama trounces Curry in Connect Four, helps Curry build a volcano science experiment and teaches the basketball star one of the most important lessons of his career: never put clip art on your resume.

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White House photographer Pete Souza took this photo of President-elect Barack Obama moments before Obama took the oath of office. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama shared a moment at the Inaugural Ball on January 20, 2009. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

The next day, Obama entered the Oval Office to begin his first full day as America's 44th president. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama reads a letter that former President George W. Bush left for him in the Oval Office's resolute desk. Leaving a letter for the incoming president has become a White House tradition. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama toured the White House grounds with curator William Allman, chief usher Adm. Stephen Rochon, and presidential personal aide Reggie Love. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Here's a photo of Obama meeting with senior advisers in the Oval Office during the third week of his presidency. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Wearing an embroidered crew jacket, Obama waited for the first of many flights aboard Air Force One. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama gave his first State of the Union address on February 24, 2009. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

The Obamas walked to Marine One on the South Lawn before heading off on one of their first trips to Camp David. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

The Obamas were welcomed by Queen Elizabeth II to Buckingham Palace in London while in town for the G20 summit. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama gave a fist bump to a US soldier while visiting troops at Camp Victory in Iraq on April 7, 2009. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

President Obama and Michelle smiled at each other inside a White House elevator after a Cinco de Mayo celebration. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama and Vice President Joe Biden practiced their putting skills on the White House green. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama tours the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt for the first time during his 11th presidential trip abroad. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

In this July 2009 photo, Obama attended his first G8 summit, which was held in L'Aquila, Italy. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Over the summer of 2009, Obama visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama laughed at a picture of himself during an interview on the "Late Show with David Letterman." (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

The Obamas welcomed children from local schools for Halloween festivities at the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama was applauded by Nobel Committee Chairman Thorbjorn Jagland after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10, 2009. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The Obamas posed for their first holiday portrait in front of the official White House Christmas tree. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

At the beginning of the new year, White House photographer Pete Souza took this photo of Obama meeting with members of his cabinet. The president's chair is marked with a plaque engraved with his inauguration date. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

The Obamas danced during the Governors' Ball held in the East Room of the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama reads some documents while waiting for Marine One at the Westchester County Airport in New York. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama speaks with a congressman about the healthcare-reform bill. "In those final days before the vote, the President made hundreds of calls," wrote White House photographer Pete Souza. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Alongside White House staff and Vice President Joe Biden, Obama clapped while watching the historic House vote to pass the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama boarded Air Force One while the sun set at Miami International Airport. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

The Obamas pretended to sing with an a capella group after a holiday tour of the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

"A lighter moment during a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House," Souza wrote. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama shook hands with US soldiers at Bagram Airfield after an all-night, unannounced flight to Afghanistan in December 2010. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

The Obamas stared at Rio de Janeiro's famous Christ the Redeemer statue while visiting Brazil in March 2011. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama saluted a Marine while walking toward Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Taken on May 1, 2011, from the White House Situation Room, Obama's national-security team monitored the real-time mission against Osama bin Laden. Souza took approximately 100 photographs during this confidential meeting. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

"The president was ready to announce the news about the mission against Osama bin Laden and was putting the finishing touches on his statement in the Outer Oval Office. As he did so, the networks broke in with bulletins confirming that bin Laden had been killed and a photograph of him appeared on the television screen in the background near the Vice President and Press Secretary Jay Carney," Souza wrote. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

"One of the most memorable moments of the year was when the president hugged Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as he walked onto the floor of the House Chamber at the US Capitol to deliver his annual State of the Union address," Souza wrote in January 2012. Giffords was shot in a 2011 mass shooting in Arizona. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)
"The President hugs the first lady after she had introduced him at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa. The campaign tweeted a similar photo from the campaign photographer on election night and a lot of people thought it was taken on election day," Souza wrote. When the campaign tweeted it on election night, it became the most retweeted photo of all time. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)
Obama kissed the first lady for the "kiss cam" during the US men's Olympic basketball team's game against Brazil in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama sang "Happy Birthday" to Michelle in the Blue Room of the White House in 2013. Her new hairstyle attracted a lot of attention. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

In this photo, Obama sits in front of cameras taking images that will later make a 3D portrait for the Smithsonian Institution. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

"We were at the NATO Summit in Wales when someone mentioned to the President that Stonehenge wasn't that far away. 'Let's go,' he said. So when the Summit ended, we took a slight detour on the way back to Air Force One," Souza wrote in September 2014. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

Obama laughed as he and Michelle recorded a holiday video message in the Map Room of the White House. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)

This March 2015 photo shows Obama delivering remarks during an event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil-rights marches. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)
Obama shook hands with President Raúl Castro of Cuba during the Summit of the Americas on April 11, 2015. The US and Cuba have moved toward a historic thaw in relations over the past year. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House)
Vice President Joe Biden announced he would not seek the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination in October, as Obama stood by his side during an appearance in the Rose Garden of the White House. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

In this November 2015 photo, Obama collects a folder holding the bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 after signing it into law in the Oval Office. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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It's a reminder that even the greats can use a little mentoring -- and should definitely take time to do a little mentoring, too.

Thanks, Obama. Really.

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President Barack Obama accepts a Golden State Warriors basketball jersey from head coach Steve Kerr, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, where the president honored the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors basketball team. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: Steve Kerr presents President Barack Obama with a personalized jersey during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: President Barack Obama poses for a photo during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: President Barack Obama poses for a photo during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: President Barack Obama speaks to the crowd during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: Steve Kerr presents President Barack Obama with a personalized jersey during the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House to celebrate their 2015 NBA Championship on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama pretends to shoot a basketball as Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr points out that Obama will be a 'free agent' next year during an event with the team in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama, surrounded by the Golden State Warriors, speaks during an event with the team in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama holds a Golden State Warriors basketball jersey during an event with the team in the East Room on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama holds a jersey as he poses with the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors during an event in their honor in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama holds a jersey as he poses with the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors during an event in their honor in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama holds a jersey presented to him during an event honoring the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama points to Golden State Warrior basketball player Stephen Curry, center, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, where the president honored the 2015 NBA Champions. At right is Warriors guard Shaun Livingston. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Golden State Warriors head basketball coach Steve Kerr presents President Barack Obama with a Golden State Warriors team basketball jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, where the president honored the 2015 NBA Champions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
US President Barack Obama (L) and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry pose during an event honoring the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Barack Obama, surrounded by the Golden State Warriors, waves following an event with the team in the East Room of the White House on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championship season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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