Trae Young, Zach LaVine, Chris Paul to Compete in HORSE

He will be joined by Boston alumni and National Basketball Association analyst Chauncey Billups, recent Naismith Hall of Fame inductee Tamika Catchings, Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley, Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine, Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul, the Chicago Sky's Allie Quigley, and Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young. It was also the first league to come up with a way to give fans something watch in the meantime with its upcoming HORSE challenge that will include some current and former players from the National Basketball Association and WNBA.

The NBA was the first major sports league to postpone its season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The competition will be single-elimination, with each player participating "from their respective, isolated home courts", according to the NBA's announcement.

Having Paul, Young and LaVine committed to the competition will likely help draw in a large audience as they are among the flashiest players in the league with the ball in their hands so they could come up with some creative shots.

When ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski initially broke news of the NBA's plan to have a H-O-R-S-E competition, Pierce responded to the tweet by saying "I'm in".

Pierce's quarterfinal matchup will be Zach LaVine.

ESPN is scheduled to air the four quarterfinal games on Sunday long with the semifinals and championship following on April 16 beginning at 9:00 pm ET.

The games will start with a coin toss, with the more senior player calling heads or tails. Each player must call the shot they're going to take and what the score will be before they shoot.

The event will begin Sunday at 7 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ESPN.

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