Snoop Dogg Announces a 1950s Basketball Game, Totally Disrespects NBA Legends Vern Mikkelsen and Whitey Skoog


The 1954 NBA Finals saw the Minneapolis Lakers defeat the Syracuse Nationals four games to three. It was a different time — the shot clock would be introduced the following season, the three-point line was decades away, and teams had few, if any, black players. If you're curious what this kind of basketball looked like, you're in luck. To celebrate the ongoing NBA Finals, Jimmy Kimmel on Monday night brought Snoop Dogg back for the recurring segment "The Hizzistory of Bizzasketball," which sees the Long Beach rapper doing his best Marv Albert impression over some series highlights. It's ugly stuff!