Mavs Dirk 'Nabiscuit' Gets Punchline On 'Saturday Night Live'

Mavs Dirk 'Nabiscuit' Gets Punchline On 'Saturday Night Live'

I'm not sure this is "hilarious,'' but I know this is "important'' because once you appear as a punchline on "Saturday Night Live,'' you are a cultural icon.

Dallas Mavericks star Dirk "Nabiscuit'' ... er, Nowitzki ... is all of that.

Kenan Thompson serves as the host in a skit called "Black Jeopardy" and singer Drake plays a Canadian named "Jared."

                         

Does hilarity ensue? Meh. But does Dirk get a hat-tip, complete with a botching of his name that has long been a part of his NBA identity? Yes. Because he's now a cultural icon.


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