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HBO Buys Pitch For Scripted Dramedy That Will Expose Behind-The-Scenes NBA Happenings

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act May 29, 2012 at 2:24PM

Not quite Basketball Wives or The Game, but...
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Not quite Basketball Wives or The Game, but...

HBO has picked up a pitch from Jeff Nathanson (screenwriter of Catch Me if you Can and the Rush Hour movies) and Gavin Polone (producer on Curb Your Enthusiasm, and others) for a yet-to-be-titled hour-long scripted dramedy that will give audiences an honest behind-the-scenes look at the operation of a professional basketball team, from the millionaire players to the billionaire owners, including the money, women, sex, power, and more that often make headlines when it comes to the world of professional sports.

Nathanson will write, executive produce and direct the project. Polone will executive produce.

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