Rob Dillingham, 5-star Kentucky basketball commit, announces departure from Donda Academy
Rob Dillingham, a prep All-American point guard that’s committed to Kentucky, has left Donda Academy to sign with professional organization Overtime Elite in Atlanta.
The organization, which streams its games on Amazon Prime, allow players to make money through NIL deals without sacrificing their college eligibility.
Dillingham, listed at 6-foot-1 and 165 pounds, is widely considered one of the top 20 prospects nationally. He took a tour of Overtime Elite’s facilities several weeks ago and had been considering a move from Donda Academy, the school that was opened by rapper/entrepreneur Kanye West.
Five-star recruit and Kentucky commit Rob Dillingham is leaving Donda Academy and signing with Overtime Elite league, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Dillingham maintains college eligibility. Big week for Overtime Elite adding Dillingham, securing streaming deal with Amazon.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 3, 2022
THIS. JUST. HAPPENED. Rob Dillingham has entered the league ? pic.twitter.com/fuE0fggP4A
— Overtime Elite (@OvertimeElite) November 3, 2022
Dillingham committed to Kentucky in June after he had been previous committed to N.C. State going back to December.