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June 23, 2008 2:30 AM

QUITE FRANKLY, I DIDN'T WANT TO BE ON THE MAIN STAGE!

The Miami Herald reports that Stephen A. Smith will only be handling player interviews during the NBA Draft.

Stephen A. Smith, who can be an effective communicator when he is not morphing into 'Screamin' A.'' Smith, has been bumped from the main set and instead will interview drafted players -- an assignment he handled capably and calmly after the Celtics won the championship Tuesday.

I used to dislike Stephen A. Smith, but I think he has gotten a bit of a sense of humor about himself and now I tend to enjoy listening to him. I also think he's very knowledgeable about the NBA and I'm interested to see how he handles his new assignment. But, what I'm most interested to see is how heckling Smith will be handled this year and how many bags of cheez doodles he eats. Vegas has the over/under at 3.5 bags.


(H/T: Awful Announcing)

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