NBA players and legends like Magic Johnson took to Instagram to remind people to stay positive and stay safe.
The idea both amused and intrigued her. With the NBA and WNBA seasons postponed until further notice, Chicago Sky’s Allie Quigley’s agent wondered if she wanted to participate in a H-O-R-S-E competition.
“I haven’t played H-O-R-S-E since I was 12,” Quigley mused. “But let’s do it.”
A handful of former and current NBA and WNBA players will compete in a H-O-R-S-E event that ESPN will air on Sunday beginning at 7 p.m. ET. The lineup:
- Trae Young vs. Chauncey Billups
- Tamika Catchings vs. Mike Conley
- Zach Levine vs Paul Pierce
- Quigley vs. Chris Paul
ESPN will televise the semifinal and championship games on Thursday beginning at 9 a.m. ET. State Farm will donate more than $200,000 on behalf of the participants to charities focused on coronavirus response efforts. Quigley has also chosen Meals on Wheels, which delivers meals to those at home who are either unable to purchase or prepare their own meals.
“A lot of people don’t have the luxury of wanting to go have fun and play H-O-R-S-E outside. I realize there is a very…