'The Other Cavaliers' take center stage in unaired 'SNL' skit
Posted: 10:46 AM, May 07, 2018
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Game after game, LeBron James carried the Cavs against the Indiana Pacers, and the people at "Saturday Night Live" noticed.
Boy, did they notice.
In a skit that went unaired, "SNL" poked fun at "The Other Cavaliers" who will do anything for their fearless leader as long as it doesn't involve defense or scoring any points. Anything? Yep. From giving LeBron a high-five to holding his several cell phones, his teammates are always there when he needs them, unless it's for something important.
In the show's defense, the sketch was probably written early in the week, before the Cavs went up 3-0 against the Raptors.
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