NBA/WNBA plan show to find next pro basketball

NBA/WNBA plan show to search the world for the next pro basketball player.
The NBA is creating a show that “will gather the best aspiring male and female basketball amateurs from around the globe to vie for a tryout with a team from each pro league,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Called Who Wants to Be an NBA/WNBA Player?, finalists will compete in games like HORSE and other games while being judged “by a panel of experts including a player, a talent scout and an NBA coach.” No network has signed on yet, but the NBA hopes to air the show sometime in the middle of this year.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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