NEW YORK (Reuters) – After 13 seasons in the NBA, Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley Jr. might have thought he had seen it all – that is, until he found himself playing HORSE on ESPN live via webcam on Sunday.
FILE PHOTO: Feb 28, 2020; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley (10) dribbles up the court against the Washington Wizards during the first quarter at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo
Competing on an empty court, away from fans, competitors and the glamour of a professional arena, the two-night NBA HORSE challenge tournament, a single-elimination basketball shooting competition, is far from normal for Conley – but he’ll take it.
“It’s definitely tough mentally not to have the game right now, to have a sense of normalcy in anybody’s day-to-day life,” Conley told Reuters from his Columbus, Ohio home, where he has hunkered down since the coronavirus outbreak prompted the postponement of the NBA season…
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