Report: NBA working on star-studded H-O-R-S-E competition for TV


Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates a basket against the Washington Wizards. (Ben Margot/AP)

With organized basketball competition currently out of the question, the NBA is reportedly considering asking its top players to horse around from home.

According to ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski, the league is working with the U.S. broadcaster on televising a star-studded H-O-R-S-E competition.

Players would reportedly try to make shots in isolation from their home gyms and challenge their competitors to match them.

Details of the contest are still being ironed out.

The NBA hosted H-O-R-S-E competitions as part of its All-Star weekends in 2009 and 2010.

The schoolyard game requires players to take turns shooting the basketball — often in tough or creative ways — and then match their competitors’ made shots. If a contestant misses a completed shot, they earn a letter until they’ve picked up H-O-R-S-E and are eliminated.


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