You’ve heard the song a million times, even though NBA games haven’t been telecast on NBC airwaves since 2002.
Yes, it’s “Roundball Rock”, the John Tesh-written ditty that used to get hoops fans pumped up for action in the heyday of the league in the mid-90s.
And now, it’s back on NBC…sort of.
Saturday Night Live spoofed the origin of the song on an episode — in 2013!
Short on new ideas, SNL? We’ll just chalk it up to a non-creative week of writer’s meetings.
…and here’s a live version of the original song by the Teshmeister himself — complete with a little historical background.