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Former CU, Nuggets star Chauncey Billups joins NBA's H-O-R-S-E competition

The King of Park Hill is one of eight current or former NBA or WNBA players taking part.
Credit: AP
Denver Nuggets guard Chauncey Billups shoots against the Detroit Pistons in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Tuesday March 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Chauncey Billups is making a return to competitive basketball. 

Sort of. 

"The King of Park Hill" will participate in a H-O-R-S-E competition with other current and former NBA and WNBA players to be broadcast on ESPN starting this weekend. 

The first round will take place on Sunday night from 5-7 p.m. MST and the semifinals and finals will be on ESPN Thursday, April 16 from 7-9 p.m. MST. 

The field has eight players, including Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks, WNBA great Tamika Catchings, Mike Conley Jr. of the Utah Jazz, Zach LaVine of the Chicago Bulls, NBA great Paul Pierce, Chris Paul of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Allie Quigley of the Chicago Sky. 

Billups will face Young from the Hawks in the first round. 

Players must call their shots before the attempt and dunking is not allowed. The players will be isolated and competing on separate home courts.

State Farm is the presenting sponsor and will offer a prize pool exceeding $200,000 to charities working on the coronavirus response. The event will be pre-taped.

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