President Barack Obama (R) walks to his car with Secret Service Agents after a game of basketball with firends and aides on November 26, 2010 at Fort McNair in Washington, DC.

*President Barack Obama received 12 stitches Friday after being inadvertently hit with an opposing player’s elbow in the lip while playing basketball with friends and family, according to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.

The stitches were administered by the White House Medical Unit.

The medical procedure was done in the doctor’s office located on the ground floor of the White House.