Texas senator Ted Cruz is taking his feud with ABC's Jimmy Kimmel to the basketball court.
It started Tuesday night when Kimmel blamed the Rockets' Game 7 loss on Cruz being at the game.
The senator took to Twitter overnight proposing a one-on-one game of basketball to set things straight.
Cruz said the loser will have to donate $5,000 to a non-political charity of the winner's choice. Kimmel tweeted, "I like this idea. I'll accept on one condition - we both wear very short shorts."
Cruz replied, "Knock yourself out. Heck, you can wear a kilt if you like."
The big game hasn't yet been scheduled.
Ted Cruz challenges Jimmy Kimmel to a basketball battle