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Topps announces the long-awaited return of Topps Basketball Cards with new exclusive deal.

Jalen Lewis - 2021 Overtime Elite TOPPS NOW® Debut Card D-1

Overtime Elite (OTE) announced an exclusive partnership today with The Topps Company. The OTE partnership marks Topps’ long-awaited return into basketball. To mark the occasion, OTE and Topps released the first four athlete cards which will be available today as a trading card via Topps NOW.

The first available trading cards are Topps NOW products, print-on-demand cards that Topps utilizes to capture seminal moments in sports almost immediately. The first OTE trading cards are available now at and the Overtime Shop and will be released in batches over the next month. Each card is printed on 16pt Premium Glossy Trading Card Stock with security logo laminate on back and only is offered for a limited time (typically one week). Base Card Parallels are randomly inserted into every print run!

With Overtime and Overtime Elite’s digital reach, Topps OTE products will be integrated into content with exclusive drops and additional content coverage including a first-of-its-kind competition show where artists compete to create special edition OTE cards.

Topps will also create physical trading cards of Overtime Elite players for their Topps Chrome and Topps Inception series that will be available at hobby shops and big box retailers including Target and Walmart. The first box-set products will drop this December and will feature all 24 inaugural OTE players plus bonus cards.

Overtime Elite, OTE (pronounced Oh-Tee-E), is a transformative new sports league that offers the world’s most talented young basketball players a better pathway to becoming professional athletes. The league offers a year-round development program combining world-class coaching, cutting-edge sports science and performance technologies, top-notch facilities, and a rigorous, highly personalized academic program that energizes and enhances each athlete’s journey from proficiency to pro for the next generation of athlete empowerment.

For more information and updates on Overtime Elite, visit