The Overtime Elite professional league keeps adding high-quality talent and poaching players from the college ranks. On Friday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that the top point guard– Bryce Griggs– is also headed to the Overtime Elite, becoming the 15th player to dash for the new league.

Griggs was a hot commodity in the college ranks and chose Overtime Elite over top programs such as Kansas and the defending NCAA Champion Baylor Bears.

Griggs is a four-star recruit and should do wonders with the Elite and build up his draft stock as he aims to be a lottery pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Players choosing the new league might become more of a common theme, especially considering the contracts they receive in comparison to college money from the NIL policy that the NCAA has put into place. 

Griggs also had college interest from Texas, LSU, Memphis, and Houston. According to Joe Tipton, Griggs contract is worth more than $1 million with the Overtime Elite.

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The new league begins in September, and so far the players who have joined the upstart league are full of talent so this should make for an interesting development, potentially paving the way for more big names to consider this route going forward.