Barack Obama says goodbye, Sasha Obama stays home, Donald Trump talks Russia and golden showers, Milwaukee Bucks beat San Antonio Spurs, all in today's Morning Links.

Obama Says Goodbye: The outgoing president returned to Chicago, where it all began, to thank supporters and warn of looming dangers to American democracy. He also thanked his wife and daughters Malia and Sasha, who couldn’t attend on account of a looming science test

Trump Says Hello: President-Elect Donald Trump holds his first press conference since July, facing allegations Russians know enough about him to blackmail him as the world comes to grips with the words “golden shower” and “President-Elect” being used in the same sentence. Livestream of press conference here:

Bucks Win!: Milwaukee’s hoopsters do something they haven’t done since 2008, beating the Spurs in San Antonio. And they did it without Giannis.