HomeTVNews HBO sets basketball project Email Print +Talk +G+ +Tweets May 29, 2012 | 11:35AM PT Nathanson, Polone shepherd dramedy about pro hoops team Cynthia Littleton Managing Editor: Television @Variety_Cynthia HBO is developing a dramedy about a professional basketball team from scribe Jeff Nathanson and producer Gavin Polone. Project promises to be an “unflinching” look at the lives of players and billionaire owners. Nathanson (“Catch Me if You Can”) is penning the script and will exec produce with Polone. The pair are repped by UTA and Ziffren Brittenham. Filed Under: BasketballDavid NathansonGavin PoloneJeff Nathanson Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY. Post A Comment 0 Most Popular 1 Artisans 11:33PM PT Motion Picture Academy Hands Out Sci-Tech Awards 2 Film 10:22PM PT Film Review: ‘Between Sea and Land’ 3 Film 10:07PM PT Berlin: Gillian Anderson Joining Harrison Ford in ‘Official Secrets’ (EXCLUSIVE) 4 Film 7:26PM PT Berlin: Kristen Stewart’s ‘Shopper’ Tops MK2 Sales Deals 5 Film 5:00PM PT WGA Honors ‘Big Short,’ ‘Spotlight,’ ‘Mad Men’ at 68th Awards Variety Jobs Creative Development Coordinator Triptyk Studios, New York, New York Account/Project Coordinator (Ad Agency) Petrol Advertising, Burbank, California Media Specialist Bridgewater Associates, Westport, Connecticut Executive Director, Aspen Film Company Confidential, Aspen, Colorado Associate Director, YouTuber & Gamer Partnerships Save the Children, Fairfield, Connecticut See More Jobs Marketplace Leave a Reply No Comments Cancel reply Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications. Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.