Found February 09, 2012 on The Daily Rival:
PLAYERS: Will FerrellLuol Deng
TEAMS: Chicago Bulls
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What a week of random appearances for Will Ferrell. First he had that brilliant Old Milwaukee Super Bowl ad that was curiously shown in only North Platte, Neb. And then here was in New Orleans Wednesday night giving the pre-game introductions for Bulls vs. Hornets in his trademark deadpan humor.

“He collects rare birds and has a pet dolphin named Chachi. Luol Deng,” has to be my favorite line.

If this was some ploy by the 4-22 Hornets to bring people to the game, it evidently didn’t work. Just look at all those empty seats. Perhaps they should have asked Ferrell to wrestle a bear.

And even still, Ferrell’s appearance remained the highlight of the game. Bulls cruised, 90-67.

(video H/T Eye on Basketball)

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