ProposedPicks Amen and Overtime will send a team of sports media companies to participate in The Basketball Tournament. This marks the first time that NBA draft-eligible players will take part in the TBT.
TBT, a single-elimination 64-team tournament, is the winner and will be awarded a one-million-dollar prize. TBT is a popular tournament known for its innovative rules.The NBA all-star team adopted the nickname. It is now in its ninth season. There are eight regional competitions across the country, including one at Rucker park in New York City.
Overtime has sent a team made up of the Thompson twins. This is a second round pick., draft-eligible There are many veterans with NBA and G League experience as well as international experience. This includes Malcolm Thomas, an alumnus of San Diego State, as well as Billy White. . Marc Hughes and Corey Frazier, Overtime Elite's assistants, will coach the team. Marc has extensive experience working with TBT teams. OTE assistant Shea Dawson will be the team's General Managers. Matt Verden from OTE will also be involved.
Overtime will compete at the Omaha regional of TBT, which runs from July 16-20. The Omaha regional will be heavily scouted and scouted likely by NBA teams because of the presence of the Thompson twins who are the No. 5 and 6. 6 prospects in ESPN’s mock draft 2023. The regional winner will be playing in a quarterfinal match on July 27th, Wichita (Kansas). The remaining quarterfinals will be played in Dayton (Ohio), while semifinals and championship will be broadcast on ESPN networks.
This year's TBT will feature several players with NBA experience, including(Air Raiders), (Eberlein Drive), CJ Miles (Sideline Cancer), (Florida TNT), (Omaha Blue Crew), (Nasty Nati), Kosta Koufos, Trevor Booker (The Money Team), (LA Cheaters). (Zip ‘Em Up).
Dawson, Overtime Elite's GM, said that competing in the TBT was appealing to its players because it provided exposure to different styles and levels of play to help them develop through high-level competition.
Dawson stated, “Our promise was to our athletes to build dynamic, customized plans to accelerate them path to the next stage. And participating in TBT does exactly that.”