Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Vin Scully Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

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November 22, 2016

NBA Hall of Famers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan and legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully all were honored by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday.

The ceremony included a long list of celebrities, including Robert De Niro, Robert Redford, Bruce Springsteen and Ellen Degeneres. President Obama cracked jokes throughout his speech, including refering to MJ as “the guy from Space Jam.”

NESN.com’s Rachel Holt has the full details on the ceremony in the video above.

Thumbnail photo via Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports Images

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