10 Funniest 'Saturday Night Live' Athlete Hosts

Ronda Rousey takes on her toughest challenge yet as host of 'SNL' – can she follow in the footsteps of these sports greats?

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6. LeBron James, 2007

Ever wonder what it'd be like if LeBron James starred in High School Musical? What's wrong with you? Still, his inspired turn as host on the season 33 premiere provided us with an answer. Just as James' fame was reaching stratospheric heights in Cleveland, the King headed to Studio 8H to strut his stuff in a bevy of memorable sketches, including a takeoff of the Disney musical, and an inspired "10-to-1 sketch" (also known as the last comedy bit of the night) in which a guidance counselor, expertly played by Jason Sudeikis, tries to talk a young LeBron out of attending college in lieu of joining the NBA. Sure James was a tad stiff at times, but throw in the energy of a season premiere and Kanye West as musical guest and you have a show for the record books.

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