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Tony Roberts pretends to be a New Orleans Pelicans player

Some fans talk the talk when boasting about their own skill, but one New Orleans Pelican fan decided he would walk the walk and take the ball to the court. 

In a hilarious video, comedian Tony Roberts sneaks onto the court before the team’s Friday game against the Houston Rockets, stretching with the team. 

Roberts was in town for DeMarcus Cousin’s Boogie’s Comedy Slam on Saturday which featured comedians Rickey Smiley, Red Grant, DC Young Fly, HAHA Davis, Robert Powell & Mark Caesar 

In a hilarious video, comedian Tony Roberts sneaks onto the New Orleans Pelican court before their Friday game against the Houston Rockets

In a hilarious video, comedian Tony Roberts sneaks onto the New Orleans Pelican court before their Friday game against the Houston Rockets

As the camera woman laughs while filming, Roberts continues making goofy stretching motions before turning to the court to shoot a basket

As the camera woman laughs while filming, Roberts continues making goofy stretching motions before turning to the court to shoot a basket

The Detroit native, looking slightly out of place next to the large basketball players, can be seen getting a few calisthenics in at the Smoothie King Center stadium.

As the camera woman laughs while filming, Roberts continues making goofy stretching motions before turning to the court and slapping his hands. 

With Usher’s ‘Yeah’ playing in the background, a player – out of camera view – passes Robert a ball and he takes a shop, missing. 

He misses and as the ball makes its way back to the comedian, a security guard finally comes and escorts him to his front row seats

He misses and as the ball makes its way back to the comedian, a security guard finally comes and escorts him to his front row seats

Such a hilarious moment offered contrast to the season-ending Achilles heel injury that All-Star center DeMarcus Counsins suffered in the final moments of the game

Such a hilarious moment offered contrast to the season-ending Achilles heel injury that All-Star center DeMarcus Counsins suffered in the final moments of the game

But as the ball makes its way back to the comedian, a security guard finally comes and escorts him to his front row seats. 

Roberts was in town for DeMarcus Cousin's Boogie's Comedy Slam on Saturday

Roberts was in town for DeMarcus Cousin’s Boogie’s Comedy Slam on Saturday

The clip ends with the camera woman still giggling as the security guard scorns Roberts for his hilarious stunt. 

Such a hilarious moment offered contrast to the season-ending Achilles heel injury that All-Star center DeMarcus Counsins suffered in the final moments of the game. 

And on social media, people had a field day with the video. 

One user shared a gif of a man walking past the screen then stopping abruptly and said: ‘Security like…’

‘Hey, who’s that fella that is slightly out of shape tossing bricks from the corner??,’ added user Luis Puente. 

Another user joked: ‘Word is that the @nyknicks offered him a 10 day contract based off that performance.’

One user shared a gif of a man walking past the screen then stopping abruptly and said: 'Security like...'

One user shared a gif of a man walking past the screen then stopping abruptly and said: ‘Security like…’

'Hey, who¿s that fella that is slightly out of shape tossing bricks from the corner??,' added user Luis Puente

‘Hey, who’s that fella that is slightly out of shape tossing bricks from the corner??,’ added user Luis Puente

Another user joked: 'Word is that the @nyknicks offered him a 10 day contract based off that performance'

Another user joked: ‘Word is that the @nyknicks offered him a 10 day contract based off that performance’

‘That man called for the ball and everything…,’ said user Brian Grimes with a gif from Jim Jones seasoned song ‘Ballin.’

One user shared a gif of comedian Mike Epps saluting. 

But James Brady focused on the more important issue, pointing out the flaws in Roberts’ form. 

‘If he had some fundamentals down, he would’ve been smooth,’ Brady asserted. 

'That man called for the ball and everything...,' said user Brian Grimes with a gif from Jim Jones seasoned song 'Ballin'

‘That man called for the ball and everything…,’ said user Brian Grimes with a gif from Jim Jones seasoned song ‘Ballin’

One user shared a gif of comedian Mike Epps saluting

One user shared a gif of comedian Mike Epps saluting

But James Brady focused on the more important issue, pointing out the flaws in Roberts' form. 'If he had some fundamentals down, he would¿ve been smooth,' Brady asserted

But James Brady focused on the more important issue, pointing out the flaws in Roberts’ form. ‘If he had some fundamentals down, he would’ve been smooth,’ Brady asserted

Roberts was a good sport about the video on his social media, responding to inquiries about the shot he missed and the stunt he pulled.

PelicansVsHouston Look who got caught, with @redgrantlaughs as my accomplice!!,’ he shared.

The Pelicans would go on and beat the Rockets in a nail biter finishing score of 115 to 113.  

PelicansVsHouston Look who got caught, with @redgrantlaughs as my accomplice!!,' shared Roberts

PelicansVsHouston Look who got caught, with @redgrantlaughs as my accomplice!!,’ shared Roberts



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