"(I Can't Play) Basketball" as written by Willie George Hale, Gerard Bradford, Jerry Murray and Jimmy Fallon....
Yo!
Are you ready for some air ball throwin, free throw blowin, no look where I'm
goin, free style flowin? You are in my house baby!
Well it's
Tip off time and I'm off the tip.
Walkin to the bench and I sit.
Bite my lip, bustin out rhymes
Standin in line cause it's garbage time.
Cause I'm calm, I'm cool and I collected
Eighteen shots that got rejected.
I'm not Corey Feldman, I'm not Corey Haim.
I got a license to drive but I ain't got game.
(CHORUS 2x)
Jimmy, What you say?
You can't play
Basketball
Jimmy, what you say? (I double-dribble, traveled through the middle)
You can't play
Basketball (Oh, my bad - you're not on my team?)
Wear my socks high cause it makes me feel cool.
I don't know how to dribble, but I know how to drool.
People always say that I'm a basketball fool.
I got a little tiny hoop cold "floatin" in my pool.
Played my friend's dog on a twenty dollar bet.
I took him to the hole. I took him to the vet.
Shoot from the three every chance I get.
I call it in the air, nothin but nothin.
(REPEAT CHORUS 2x)
(SPOKEN)
Okay, here's my chance. The open lane. Don't get nervous. Don't sweat.
Everyone's watching. You can do it, man. I mean, just dribble up. Don't double
dribble. Just dribble normal. Don't show everyone that you can dribble
super-fast between your legs like you do in your driveway. No, this is in front
of people on the court. I'm gonna go up in the air, I'm gonna dunk it as hard
as I can. Cause usually I'm on the other end. People dunking on ME. I'm used to
some 7 foot dude's "thingy" getting smacked in my face. I still got the bruise
to prove it. But I ain't gonna take that nickname "Dick Bruiseface" lyin down!
My name ain't Dick Bruiseface!!
Well listen up ya'll!
You know I'm not tall!
My name was never written on the bathroom wall.
I'm gonna say "What's up?!"
I'm gonna take the pump.
Cause I'm a moving pick, I'm gonna shoot some bricks.
So I huff and puff, I say enuff Z'nuff.
I'd rather watch Ahmad Rashad on the inside stuff.Say!
(CHORUS 4x)


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"(I Can't Play) Basketball" as written by Jerry Murray Gerard Bradford

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    General Commenti love jimmmy fallon sooooooo much woooooooo he is sooooooooo cute i love his new cd it is so good everyone should go buy it ,it is worth it yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    amina211on September 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentvery funny stuff...
    Reid Jacksonon September 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love it when Jimmy tries to rap roflmao. I swear they should make a music video of this one, it would go down in the record books.

    Down with teenyboppers! ROFLMAO.
    snlfan86on May 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI CANT PLAY BASKETBALL EITHER! and jimmy is soo funny its hott
    kristy72on November 12, 2004   Link

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