Jalen Lewis is the name that the Basketball world is going to be hearing as the kid who is in junior high school has bagged up a deal that can only be imagined by a few considering the age of the player, the kid has become the youngest player in the history to sign a deal which is worth $ 1 million and he has signed the deal with the new and upcoming sports league naming Overtime Elite.
Who is Jalen Lewis?
He was born in the year 2005 and he plays for Oakland which is in California, he is standing strong at the 12th position when it comes to the class of 2023 which is according to the 247sports rating which is composite by nature. He is going to be joining his other teammates in the Overtime Elite who are going be Ryan and Matt Bewley who are twin brothers and they have also signed a deal with Overtime for 2 years which is worth $500,000 which is for per year and they signed up for the deal in the month of May in 2021.
it has been revealed by the athletic that the deal is worth more than 1 Million dollars, he is about 6’9 tall and he weighs around 215 pounds, and even though he has signed the deal with the league, the issue is that he is not going to be allowed to play college or high school Basketball, and even after excluding the money from the picture, the player has also received disability and health insurance.
What Is Overtime Elite!
It is a new league that has been started up by the sports media company naming Overtime in the year 2021 and it has been stated by the sources that they are going to be signing up about 30 players who have the potential to make it big and who are going to be the future players in the NBA and it seems like that they have signed about 10 players until now.
It seems like that this is going to be a tremendous opportunity for the player and his family and he needs to understand that he is being looked upon as the next star in the Basketball world so he needs to put in the hard work no matter how talented he is as making through in the big league is not going to be easy for anyone.