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- Lorne Michaels
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- Off Air
On the same night that LeBron James hit a game winning shot to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a 3-0 lead in their playoff series, Saturday Night Live almost aired a sketch featuring his “teammates” thanking him for carrying them.
In a hilarious cut for time short, Donald Glover and “the other Cavaliers” declared that they’re there for “whatever LeBron needs.” Well, kind of. “As long as what he needs isn’t basketball,” clarified Glover, donning a Jeff Green jersey.
So then what do they do for him? It’s not basketball, but they’re actually pretty helpful, whether it’s giving back rubs, sweeping up his chalk, or running the pick and roll (not basketball-related, Mikey Day just picks up LeBron’s laundry and rolls it over to his house).
In addition to their random chores, the Cavaliers also sport quite the eclectic roster, considering their point guard is a Roomba, their second leading scorer is a woman who smokes, and their starting center is a dog named Pancake. No wonder they call him the King.
Watch the full clip above.