Nassir Cunningham, the consensus leading prospect in the course of 2024, has signed with Overtime Elite.
The sporting activities-media business that has some big-time backing— Kevin Durant, Trae Young and Jeff Bezos to title a few—made the announcement on Monday via Instagram:
It is a key improvement for the league, which introduced in 2021 with the mission to provide the nation’s top basketball players with an accelerated path to becoming gurus. And while OTE has signed 8 5-star prospective buyers, the Gill St. Bernards (N.J.) standout is clearly another person with the kind of headline-creating excitement that can only aid the league keep on to progress.
“Before I understood his title, rank, or qualifications, Naasir was a person of the first prospective buyers I evaluated on becoming a member of OTE,” reported Tim Fuller, VP Recruiting and Player Staff, in a assertion released by OTE. “I observed his lightning velocity in transition, capability to slash and rating in tight areas, and delicate touch on his jump shot and realized he would be a excellent suit for Time beyond regulation Elite. His elite talent and his phenomenal aid method in his father Erik and his mother Felicia will be great additions to our OTE family.”
The 6-foot-7 Cunningham will be part of 19 other major gamers for OTE’s second period but will not just take the 6-determine salary—the minimal is $100,000, moreover equity and bonuses—and will alternatively signal on as a scholarship athlete and maintain his NCAA eligibility.
He presently has provides to best packages this kind of as Duke and Kansas.