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Compiled by Jason Gonzalez

KNOW THIS

President Barack Obama honored Michael Jordan with a Medal of Freedom on Tuesday, but not before joking with the NBA Hall of Famer about being "the guy from 'Space Jam' " and more than just an "internet meme."

WATCH THIS

Former Kentucky standouts, No. 1 draft picks and now two of the best young stars in the NBA, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Davis, meet Wednesday when the Timberwolves visit New Orleans at 8:30 p.m. on ESPN.

RANDOM FANDOM

"Vikings and Gophers playoffs start Thursday and Saturday. "

- 'Here I'm I' commented on startribune.com

TWEETED

"Chip Kelly is a joke."

— Steve A. Smith tweeted Tuesday with a link to a video of him blasting the San Francisco 49ers organization and calling for the owner to "clean the whole house" of the organization. The 49ers are the worst team in the NFC with a 1-9 record just three seasons after playing in three consecutive NFC title games.

@stephenasmith