Overtime Elite has signed 2023 top 20 recruit and top five combo guard Bryson Warren. The guard will forgo his college eligibility. Warren had offers from 22 schools including programs like the Kansas Jayhawks, Arkansas Razorbacks, Tennessee Volunteers, and Memphis Tigers. He is now the eighth five-star recruit to sign with Overtime Elite. The details of this new path to the NBA are unclear for now, but they have clearly loaded up on talent heading into the process.
5??? recruit Bryson Warren, ranked No. 14 overall in ESPN’s 2023 rankings, has signed a deal with Overtime Elite, the league told @DraftExpress on Thursday.
— ESPN (@espn) September 2, 2021
Overtime continues to recruit top talent for Overtime Elite in the hopes they can become a serious path to the NBA. Warren, like so many other high school prospects, has decided that this is an alternate path to college basketball. It will be a few years before Warren shows up on NBA team radars, but now he has time to get better in a professional environment and make money doing it. Players like Bryson Warren could determine the overall success of this new path to the NBA.
— Overtime (@overtime) September 2, 2021
Warren is currently listed at 6’2″ and 155 pounds with plenty of time to grow into a more suitable frame for the NBA. Players like Bryson Warren work hard their entire lives to get a shot at the NBA. Now he can continue to grind while being paid to do just that. Warren should one day seeing himself suit up in the NBA and that is a good thing for him, Overtime Elite, and the fans of whatever team he lands on.