And They Said Launching a Sports League is Crazy

Mar 14, 2022

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Today’s amateur basketball system doesn’t work for everyone, asking players of their time, their bodies & their minds. We're flipping that on its head with OTE, a transformative new sports league offering the world's most talented young basketball players a better pathway to becoming professional athletes, focusing on player development, education and economic empowerment. Join Overtime’s President and Co-Founder, Zack Weiner, OTE Commissioner and President, Aaron Ryan, along with Chief Marketing Officer at Gatorade, Kalen Thorton, as they discuss how to go from proof of concept to execution, and what the future of basketball may look like, moderated by ESPN Sports Broadcaster Ros Gold-Onwude.

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Aaron Ryan

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