Adam Sandler’s ‘SNL’ Opera Man Says Kevin Durant Is Joining The Knicks

05.05.19 2 months ago

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Adam Sandler’s return to Saturday Night Live was full of nostalgia, with the former cast member bringing back some of his legendary characters and performing a tribute to Chris Farley. But it also offered a direct plea to an NBA player who definitely wasn’t watching when the episode aired.

While SNL was taped before Game 3 of the series between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets, Sander included a message to Kevin Durant in his ‘Weekend Update’ segment where he revived his Opera Man character. Among the riffs Sandler included was a bit about James Harden, who injured his eye earlier in the series when Draymond Green made contact with his face.

Harden’s bloodshot eye was included in an on-screen graphic, as Sandler riffed on the incident and set up a punch line involving Kevin Durant signing with the New York Knicks in free agency this summer.

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