Teaming up with the class of 2020’s #1 ranked recruit in the nation, Jalen Green, is former NBA coach of the year, Sam Mitchell. Coach Mitchell will lead EBO’s premiere 17U team that will compete in the top Gold division of the Adidas Gauntlet series as an Adidas sponsored team. Mitchell is no stranger to the Adidas Grassroots circuit, taking home the 2016 Nation’s Championship with an undefeated run as the head coach of a Team Harden squad that featured Jaylen Hands, DeAndre Ayton, Wendell Carter Jr., Trevon Duval, and Gary Trent Jr.
Coach Mitchell comes to Ebo with a storied history that includes a 13 year NBA playing career as well as a 14 year NBA coaching career. Mitchell was named NBA Coach Of The Year for the 2006-07 season with the Toronto Raptors after leading the team to their first Atlantic Division title and a then franchise-record-tying 47 wins. Currently, Mitchell coaches the US Virgin Islands National Basketball Team and works as a co-host/analyst on Sirius XM NBA Radio.