NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Tamika Catchings was just elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Now, the former Duncanville High School star and WNBA Legend will have a chance to showcase her Hall of Fame talents by participating in the first ever NBA HORSE Challenge against the likes of NBA All-Stars Chris Paul and Trae Young.READ MORE: Car Loses Control, Slams Into Royse City Police Officer Michael Baley While Helping Stranded Motorist
Catchings, Paul and Young are three of the eight participants who will compete in the nationally televised competition. All the contestants will compete in isolation from their own home courts. The single elimination tournament starts on Sunday (April 12th) and concludes on Thursday (April 16th).READ MORE: Dallas County Reports 275 New Positive COVID-19 Cases, 10 Deaths
The event will follow the traditional playground rules of the game. Players will have to describe their shots before attempting them, and dunking is prohibited. The first player to accumulate the letters H-O-R-S-E after failing to match 5 shots will be eliminated.MORE NEWS: More Than One-Third Of Texans Have Received Virus Vaccine
In addition to being the title sponsor of the event, State Farm will donate more than $200,000 in support of Coronavirus relief efforts.