Overtime Elite Best Players of All Time

Jalen Rose

Overtime Elite is an exciting and innovative basketball league for players aged 16-20. Founded by Dan Porter and Zack Weiner, it provides a professional platform to help young athletes hone their skills in the sport they love. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Overtime Elite offers comprehensive programs designed to prepare these talented players for success at the collegiate level – or even beyond. With intense physical training sessions coupled with mental development workshops that focus on areas such as nutrition, teambuilding and communication strategies; this progressive organization strives to create well-rounded individuals who understand what it takes to be successful both on and off the court.

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1. Ausar Thompson


  • High school: Pine Crest School, (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Ausar Thompson is a 19-year old shooting guard/small forward from Oakland, California. He played high school basketball for Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland and was named to the All-Metro First Team as a junior and senior.

Ausar entered Stanford University as one of the most highly touted recruits in college hoops history, but unfortunately injuries forced him to redshirt his first year on campus. In 2016-17 he averaged 12 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists per game while playing 33 minutes per contest for the Cardinal's varsity team.

Thompson declared for the 2017 NBA draft after completing his sophomore season at Stanford and was drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans with their second round pick (41st overall). Since being drafted by New Orleans he has appeared in only two games (both starts) for their G League affiliate The Lakeland Magic before being waived earlier this month.

2. Amen Thompson


  • High school: Pine Crest School, (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Amen Thompson is a top-tier point guard and shooting guard in the upcoming 2020 NBA Draft. He has outstanding court vision, passing ability, and scoring abilities.

Amen Thompson averaged 23 points per game as a senior at Oakland University last season. His father played college basketball for UCLA, so Amen was raised around great competition and excellent coaching from an early age.

Amen Thompson is highly anticipated to be one of the top players in this year's draft class by many NBA teams Amen Thompson is an American professional basketball player. Amen Thompson was born on November 5, 1988 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

During high school, Amen Thompson played for Pine Crest School where he averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior in 2006-2007 season. After graduating from high school, Amen Thompson attended the University of Memphis where he started all 31 games during his freshman campaign and led the Tigers to their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2009-2010 season averaging 17 points and 7 rebounds per game playing alongside future NBA players Kyle Lowry and Kosta Koufos.

In 2011-2012 season, after one year at Memphis following graduation from UofM with a degree in business administration, Ammen transferred to Santa Clara University where he became just the fourth player in program history to total 1,000 career points (13th overall), 500 career rebounds (eighth overall) and 100 career assists (ninth overall). 

On May 8th 2016 it was announced that Ammen had signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv of Israel for the 2016–17 BSL season. He made his debut on October 18th against Hapoel Eilat scoring 4 points while grabbing 2 boards off the bench before being fouled out late in regulation; however, Maccabi would go on to lose 110-107 thanks largely due to another impressive performance by a teammate D’Angelo Russell who scored 40 PTS through 38 minutes including 15 3 pointers en route to earning MVP honors and leading all scorers with 25 ASTs.

In 36 starts this past 2017/2018 Eurocup Season (18 G+, 12 PPG). Amen helped lead Maccabi back into Europe's top competition as they finished as runner up behind Real Madrid CF - both teams posting identical stats of 42 wins & 16 losses (.643 winning percentage), 13 ties & 18 defeats by double digits (-14/-120). However despite losing Semi Final series against Valencia BC 79-75 & then struggling mightily against eventual champions FC Barcelona Lassa 96-85.

Amman showed once again why many consider him one of best frontcourt prospects currently playing overseas…leading all rookies averaging 14 PPG + 11 RPG (+1 APG).

3. Robert Dillingham

Robert Dillingham Career

  • High school: Donda Academy, (Simi Valley, California), Combine Academy, (Lincolnton, North Carolina)
  • FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship MVP (2021)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  United States, FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship, : 2021 Mexico: Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  United States
  • FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship
  • : 2021 Mexico: Team

Robert Dillingham is a 2017 graduate of Donda Academy, where he played under coach Damon Stoudamire. After graduating from high school in 2017, Robert attended Combine Academy and competed on the varsity basketball team there.

In March 2021, it was announced that Robert will be visiting Kentucky to play for the University of Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team during the spring semester of 2021. 

At 6'1" in height and 170 pounds, Robert is considered to be a point guard with good court vision and ball handling skills as well as an ability to score points both inside and outside the paint.

Adding Robert to UK's roster would give head coach John Calipari another talented player at his disposal for next season; with several young stars expected back on campus after spending time playing professionally.

Overseas, including De’Aaron Fox (Oklahoma City Thunder), Malik Monk (Charlotte Hornets) and Bam Adebayo (Miami Heat), having another experienced player like Roberts should only help ease any transition bumps they may experience early on in their collegiate careers.

Also Played For: school basketball

4. Jean Montero

Jean Montero Career

  • High school: DME Academy, (Daytona Beach, Florida)
  • NBA draft: 2022 / Undrafted
  • Playing career: 2019–present
  • 2019–2022: Gran Canaria
  • 2019–2021: →Gran Canaria B
  • 2021–2022: →Team Overtime
  • OTE scoring champion (2022)
  • Medals, , Men's basketball, Representing the  Dominican Republic, FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship, : 2019 Brazil: Team
  • Men's basketball
  • Representing the  Dominican Republic
  • FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship
  • : 2019 Brazil: Team

Jean Montero is a 19-year-old point guard who played for DME Academy in Daytona Beach, Florida. He was not drafted into the NBA but he has been playing since 2019 with several different teams.

Jean is known for his passing and shooting skills; he averaged 10 points per game last season. In 2020, Montero won the Nike EYBL Championship with Team Takeover Dallas Mavericks and this year he joined Real Madrid of Liga ACB as their third Point Guard behind Luka Doncic and Dejounte Murray Jean's older brother Yannick also play.

In the NBA - most recently with the Detroit Pistons Jean Montero is a professional basketball player from Gran Canaria, Spain.

He has played for the Spanish club CB Gran Canaria and also the Dominican Republic national team. In 2019, he was named scoring champion of the EuroCup with his 22 points per game average in 5 games played. 

Jean Montero is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds as of October 2020 which makes him quite an imposing figure on court.

Also Played For: nba undrafted, undrafted nba

5. Kevin Ollie

Kevin Ollie Career

  • 1995–1997: Connecticut Pride
  • 1997: Dallas Mavericks
  • 1998: Orlando Magic
  • 1999: Sacramento Kings
  • 1999: Orlando Magic
  • 1999–2000: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2000: New Jersey Nets
  • 2000–2001: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2001–2002: Chicago Bulls
  • 2002: Indiana Pacers
  • 2002–2003: Milwaukee Bucks
  • 2003: Seattle SuperSonics
  • 2003–2004: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2004–2008: Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2008–2009: Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 2009–2010: Oklahoma City Thunder

Kevin Ollie was a standout point guard at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles, California. He went on to play college basketball for UConn, where he helped the Huskies win back-to-back NCAA championships in 1995 and 1996.

The 6'2" Ollie was not drafted by an NBA team but signed with the then Seattle SuperSonics as a free agent in 1995. 

He played six seasons with Seattle before being traded to Miami Heat midway through the 2003–04 season. After two more seasons with Miami, Ollie was traded to Brooklyn Nets and later Boston Celtics during his playing career before retiring after the 2010–11 season.

In 2012, Kevin became head coach of Portland Trail Blazers and led them to their first playoff appearance in seven years in 2013–14 season . 

Ollie was an assistant coach for UConn from 2010-2012. In 2012, he became the head coach of Ollie Elite in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As of 2019, he is the interim head coach for the Connecticut Huskies after Randy Edsall resigned due to health reasons.

Also Played For: uconn huskies, university of connecticut

Final Words

. . Overtime Elite is a great basketball league for players aged 16-20. Some of the best players in history have played in Overtime Elite, including Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Michael Jordan.

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Jalen Rose

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