Here's a cool post from espn.com's Page 2.....
MORE POPULAR THAN THE PRESIDENTS?
Kobe Bryant scored 20 points in the Lakers' win over the Cavaliers Monday night, giving him 17,340 points scored during the George W. Bush administration -- the second-highest total by an NBA player during a single administration (83 points short of Alex English's 17,423 points during the Reagan administration).
The scoring leaders for each administration:
Harry Truman: George Mikan
Dwight Eisenhower: Dolph Schayes
John F. Kennedy: Wilt Chamberlain
Lyndon Johnson: Wilt Chamberlain
Richard Nixon: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Gerald Ford: Bob McAdoo
Jimmy Carter: George Gervin
Ronald Reagan: Alex English
George H.W. Bush: Michael Jordan
Bill Clinton: Karl Malone
George W. Bush: Kobe Bryant