Facebook’s hidden basketball game is dangerously addictive — here’s how to play

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If you can’t get enough basketball, Facebook has yet another distraction for you.

If you have the latest version of the Facebook Messenger app, send a basketball emoji to one of your friends. Tap the emoji and swipe away!

The goal is to set the high score. Each time a new high score is set, it will show in the chat.

After you reach 10 points, the backboard will move. After 20 points, it moves even faster. That’s our highest score, so we’re not sure what happens after 20.

And if your high score is over 20, here is your prize: