As much as some of you may dislike the great Stephen A. Smith, it is a sign of ultimate respect when you are mocked. In this case, Jay Pharaoh mocked Stephen A. on Saturday Night Live, and threw in some hilarious sketch comedy involving LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Consider this skit killed; well done.
“ONLY ONE MAN, FOR THE MIAMI HEAT, SHOULD HAVE THE BASKETBALL, IN THE 4TH QUARTER…and that is LeBron James.” — fake Stephen A.
Here is your pertinent reading material to start your week off right.
Hardwood Paroxysm: Kobe Bryant and Faith as Small as a Mustard Seed
Jason Whitlock: Vilma right to take on dictator Roger
The Classical: We (Don’t) Need to Talk About Manny
FOX Deportes: Didier Drogba’s Destiny Will Forever Be Etched In Stone
Day and a Dream: Kevin Durant Has Earned That Bad MF’er Wallet
The Smoking Section: The Ladies Of The Billboard Music Awards 2012
Wall Street Journal: Nothing Is Certain but Justin Verlander
Wizards Insider: Nene expected to lead Brazil in Olympics
Hardwood Hype: Hero Ball Redefined
Eddie Maisonet is the founder and editor emeritus of The Sports Fan Journal. Currently, he serves as an associate editor for ESPN.com. He is an unabashed Russell Westbrook and Barry Switzer apologist, owns over 100 fitteds and snapbacks, and lives by Reggie Jackson’s famous quote, “I am the straw that stirs the drink.”