Overtime Elite play teams featuring Broney and Bryce James, Cam and Caden Boozer


matchup with Bronie James The 90-game 2022-23 schedule was released ahead of the Overtime Elite’s second season, the league announced Monday.

This season OTE expanded their three-team league to six, including Hillcrest Academy from Phoenix, Word of God Academy from Raleigh, North Carolina, and Our Xavier Lutheran from New York City. Places.

Many eyes will be on the opening night of OTE Arena in Atlanta on October 20th and 21st, including games against several well-respected teams.

The California Basketball Club will feature LeBron James’ sons Brony and Bryce James. Cam Boozer, son of former NBA All-Star Carlos Boozer, boasts ESPN’s No. 1 player in the Explorers’ 2025 recruiting class. Cam Boozer is considered the top prospect in high school basketball, while his twin brother Caden Boozer is also highly regarded and will play. Hoop Nation is expected to play, including Duke-commit and five-star recruit Jared McCain and UCLA-commit Devin Williams, the No. 41 prospect in the 2023 class.

OTE currently has 30 players under its umbrella, including Amen and Auser Thompson, expected top-five picks in the 2023 NBA draft, who will play together for the City Reapers this season.

A change in strategy has allowed the program to cast a wider net in recruiting high school players seeking to maintain NCAA eligibility by giving OTE players the option to forgo salary while eligible for Name, Image and Appearance (NIL) opportunities. .

OTE also added prospects No. 3 and No. 6 in ESPN 2024 recruiting rankings Naseer Cunningham and Jaden Williams and No. 5 Bryson Tiller in 2025. Four-star prospects Kanan Carlyle, ZZ Clark, Tremaine Parker, Jackie Howard and Somto Cyrille are also new additions.

OTE offers two of the best European prospects in the FIBA ​​U17 World Cup and U18 European Championship MVP awards in Spanish big man Izan Almanza and French big man Alex Saar, a first-round pick. Former five-star recruits Jalen Lewis, Tyler Smith and Bryson Warren return for a second season, along with last year’s head coaches Ryan Gomes, Dave Leitao and Tim Fanning to lead the Gold Hearts, City Reapers and YNG Dreamers. , respectively.

After the inaugural season, OTE was unable to schedule marquee opponents outside of league games, matchups with top-shelf players such as Elliott Gado (No. 11 recruit in 2024), Isaiah Elohim (No. 14 in 2024) and Jason Acemota. (No. 22 in 2024), Freddy DeLeon (No. 27 in 2023), Aidan Sherrell (No. 35 in 2024) and others should help answer questions regarding the level of competition the players faced last year. 61 of the 90 games will be played at their home stadium in Atlanta, with the rest spread across Phoenix, Raleigh, New York City, and Roselle, New Jersey. All games will be streamed on YouTube.

OTE will host a Pro Day for NBA teams on October 25 in Atlanta.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here