Nathanson, Polone shepherd dramedy about pro hoops team

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.

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