Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose join Tosh.0 to reflect on a Nerf basketball legend

ESPN basketball aficionados Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose made an appearance on Tuesday's Tosh.0 season finale in order to provide deadpan analysis regarding a legendary Nerf basketball dunker. 

The segment, hosted by Comedy Central joker Daniel Tosh and named 30 For 30.0, was obviously a parody. And Simmons and Rose were cast perfectly…

Giving his take on a kid (now grown man) named Ryan who filmed himself dunking a Nerf ball on an indoor kiddy net 23 years ago, Rose called Ryan the "greatest Nerf dunker in history," despite the fact he "was only making $10 a week in allowance." The claim that Russell Westbrook also stole the Sally Jesse Raphael look from Ryan was also pretty solid. 

Simmons calls Ryan the "Nerf basketball Jesus," which is pretty funny, but Rose definitely had the more favorable lines.

[Comedy Central]

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Brad Gagnon has been passionate about both sports and mass media since he was in diapers -- a passion that won't die until he's in them again. Based in Toronto, he's worked as a national NFL blog editor at theScore.com (covering Super Bowls XLIV, XLV and XLVI), a producer and writer at theScore Television Network and a host, reporter and play-by-play voice at Rogers TV. His work has also appeared at Deadspin, FoxSports.com, The Guardian, The Hockey News and elsewhere at Bloguin, but his day gig has him covering all things NFC East for Bleacher Report.

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