President-elect Barack ObamaBarack ObamaPresident Obama should curb mass incarceration with clemency DNC applauds Obama investigation into Russian hacking Biden: Trump will not undo most climate change policies MORE today asserted that he has assembled the best basketball-playing White House Cabinet ever, following the addition of former pro Arne Duncan as incoming secretary of Education.

"I did not pick Arne becase he is one of the best basketball players I know," Obama said today at a news conference announcing Duncan's selection.

But, Obama said, "I think we are putting