Ausar Thompson

Updated on 9/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 200
Country: USA (Oakland, CA)
Team: Overtime Elite
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Birthdate: 1/30/2003

Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:

Solid scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Gifted rebounder for his size
Solid defender that can get steals and blocks
Very good athlete
Good motor

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be turnover prone
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

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 will 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.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Prospective Insight’s Article on the Thompson Twins
ESPN’s Early 2023 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
10/24/20 Dream Chasers vs. SFBA
11/12/21 Team OTE vs. Team Elite
3/13/22 Team Elite vs. Team OTE

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