Sure, we got to see Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley challenge - and demolish - Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul with a bank shot while seated on the ground, but a majority of the players' shots were lacking creativity, which made viewers fall asleep with their eyes open.
The semifinals and finals of the HORSE Challenge will be televised Thursday night.
Chauncey Billups pulled off the comeback of the day, with shots like this, after falling to an early H-O-R deficit.
© Jesse Johnson, USA TODAY Sports Trae Young is the favorite to win the HORSE competition.
All the contestants but Conley shot outdoors, with some battling elements such as cold, wind and light rain.
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The Utah Jazz point guard made use of his off-hand often, including on an impressive right-handed layup over top of the backboard from behind the baseline.
Conley, playing indoors in Columbus, Ohio, controlled the flow against Catchings, who is scheduled to enter the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in late August. When Catchings did have control of the game, her shots weren't hard for Conley to match, and he ended the game with only an H.
If the second shooter misses, the other receives the letter "H" and the game continues until one person accumulates all five letters.
Allie Quigley is a three-time Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) All-Star who knocks down three-point shots easily.
LaVine was also fun to watch because he played HORSE the way the game is meant to be played: With weird shots that have no place in an National Basketball Association game.
She sealed the win with a banked free throw and Paul missed his equalising attempt at his home in Encino, California. Young, shooting from the driveway at his offseason home in Norman, Oklahoma, got off to a quick start by catching Billups with a left-handed runner off the glass, a shot from behind the backboard on the right side and a left-handed free throw. At least she said it was her first try.