“I can’t resist a basketball analogy, (I am surprised it isn't a golf analogy)” Obama told the crowd, according to a White House pool report. “We are in the fourth quarter. We’re up by a few points (not according to polls of likely voters) but the other side is coming on strong (Paul Ryan for the win) and they play a little dirty.(Talk about the issues instead of made up distractions and divisiveness)”
“We’ve got a few folks on our team in foul trouble.(Joe Biden) We’ve got a couple of (Brain) injuries (Debbie Wasserman-Schultz), and I believe that they’ve got one last run in them. (And it will last to November 6)”
“I’d say there’s about seven minutes to go in the game. And [Michael Jordan's] competitiveness is legendary (Jordan is a has been), and nobody knows better than Michael that if you’ve got a little bit of a lead (Quit believing +7 Democrat polls) and there’s about seven minutes to go — that’s when you put them away. (Not going to happen)”
Transcript from here.