Ausar Thompson | #0 | G
Won his second championship at OTE this season with the City Reapers. Ausar was named the Finals MVP for the second straight season. He was also named the regular season MVP and has captured every MVP award at OTE through its first two seasons. He averaged 16.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Ausar finished second in the league averaging 6.1 assists per game. In the playoffs, he averaged 21.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game. In game three, Ausar hit the game-winning three with 2.3 seconds left on the clock to clinch the sweep in the championship for the Reapers. In the Reapers two clinching games in the playoffs, Ausar averaged 25.0 points, scoring 26 in the game against the Cold Hearts and 24 against the YNG Dreamerz. After starting the playoffs 0-5 from three, Ausar went 15-34 the rest of the way. In the regular season, he finished with double figure points in 13 of the 15 games. He had over five assists in nine games. Earned player of the week honors two times with the second time coming with 17 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds in just 21 minutes of action. On the defensive end, he averaged 2.4 steals and 1.1 blocks per game. Ausar had at least three steals in seven of 15 games.
Ausar was named Overtime Elite Finals MVP after averaging 17 PPG and 10 RPG in the best-of-three series to lead his team to the inaugural championship. He was OTE’s only player to drop 30 points twice during the season. On the defensive end, he holds OTE’s blocks record with 7 in one game (and he did it twice). As a guard, he led the league in BLK% (4.4%) & BLK per 40 minutes (3.2). Ausar was sixth and the league and first among guards in ORB% (9.2%) & OREB per 40 minutes (3.9). In addition to his scoring, he had an assist in 30 games this season. Ausar played in the The Basketball Tournament (TBT) with Team Overtime and received an invite from Stephen Curry to participate in his elite camp in San Francisco.
Thompson previously attended Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and won the State Championship his junior season. He was awarded Co-Player of the Year honors with his brother Amen after taking home the Florida state championship.
- Originally from Oakland, CA the Thompson's moved to Florida when they were in 8th grade to play varsity basketball
- Hobbies include playing video games and hanging out with friends
- Has an older brother they train with that played collegiately at Prairie View A&M and the G-League named Troy Thompson Jr.