Each of the 2011 champions will be awarded a meeting with President Barack Obama, the Dallas Mavericks have earned themselves a visit to the White House on Monday along with new editions to the 2011-12 Mavs outfit except one Maverick, Delonte West.

Delonte West says he is “banned” from stepping foot in the White House after the President’s security team ran a routine background check. West had a high profile arrest over two years ago while under the influence of prescribed medication.

“I’m banned from going to the White House, so I’m not going to make it,” West said after tonight’s 96-81 win over the New Orleans Hornets. “But I’m going home to D.C., I’m just not allowed to go to the White House. That’s what happens when you make bad decisions in your life. You can’t go to the White House.” More >

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