We’ve known for a few days that the NBA and ESPN were working on putting together remote games of HORSE, where players would match up against each other from their own home courts.
Yesterday, Woj reported that Chris Paul and Trae Young were going to be involved, along with other current and former NBA and WNBA players:
Sources: The NBA and ESPN plan to televise a HORSE competition is nearing completion and among those expected to participate include Chris Paul, Trae Young and Zach LaVine. Competition will also include a couple of WNBA players and recent NBA alumni.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) April 8, 2020
Today, ESPN confirmed those names and added the complete player list, along with the format of the competition and the official start date: this Sunday, April 12th, at 7 PM on ESPN.
ESPN, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today announced that 10-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul of the Oklahoma City Thunder, 2020 NBA All-Star Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks and newly elected Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Tamika Catchings headline the list of eight NBA and WNBA players and legends who will participate in the new NBA HORSE Challenge Presented by State Farm, exclusively on ESPN and streamed via the ESPN App.
Beginning Sunday, April 12 at 7 p.
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