Updated on 6/28/23. Written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.
Country: USA (Oakland, CA)
Team: Overtime Elite
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Solid scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Gifted rebounder for his size
Solid defender that can get steals and blocks
Very good athlete
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be turnover prone
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively
Ausar Thompson is a very athletic, energetic swingman that has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful at the next level. He excels at attacking the hoop to score and pass the basketball, and he is also a good rebounder and defender. He’s shown an improved jumper this past season, and he’s consistently played very well in high stakes games in the Overtime Elite league. He will still need to improve his jump shot, but he is a very talented prospect that could end up being a likely lottery pick in the 2023 draft.
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