I have to admit, I haven't watched Saturday Night Live consistently since the glory days of Will Ferrell as George W. Bush and Al Gore's lockbox, but if SNL keeps bringing back Jay Pharoah as Stephen A. Smith I may have to change that.  Quite frankly, I would much rather watch two hours of Jay Pharoah impersonating Stephen A. Smith than I would the man himself, whether it be SNL, Fisrt Take, or anything in between.  This weekend, Pharoah's Smith appeared once again on Weekend Update and talked about what else – the Los Angeles Lakers.  (This parody is so in tune with what ESPN seriously talks about it's almost spooky!)  

The segment is so absurdly over the top, Pharoah almost loses it at the very end.  One of these days it'd be ncie if an ESPN analyst broke character and just laughed when talking endlessly about the crappy Lakers.

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