Overtime Elite Finals: TV schedule, streaming, bracket, players to watch in City Reapers vs. YNG Dreamerz

The Elite Overtime season is drawing to a close, with the Overtime Elite Finals beginning this weekend.

The second season of the developmental league was a success as several candidates emerged as NBA draft hopes and future Division I NCAA players. The potential NBA headliners will both play in the Overtime Elite Finals when twins Amen and Ausar Thompson lead the City Reapers against the YNG Dreamerz.

Both Thompson twins are likely top-10 picks in the 2023 NBA draft, giving you another reason to brace for the OTE Finals this weekend. The City Reapers and YNG Dreamerz were the top two teams in the Overtime Elite this season, and it was an epic final that featured plenty of promising young talent.

For more information on how to watch the Overtime Elite Finals, you’ve covered The Sporting News below.

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Who is playing in the Overtime Elite Finals?

The 1st seed City Reapers will face off against the 2nd seed YNG Dreamerz in the Overtime Elite Finals.

The City Reapers finished this season with the best record in Overtime Elite, earning a first-round bye at 14-1. The YNG Dreamerz finished the season with the second-best record in Overtime Elite, also earning a first-round bye at 11-4.

In a best-of-three series, the City Reapers defeated the Cold Hearts in two games in the semifinals and advanced to the finals. The YNG Dreamerz had to earn a Game 3 win against the Holy Rams in the semifinals.

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Players to know about in the Overtime Elite Finals

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Amen Thompson: Amen is widely considered the top 10 pick in the 2023 NBA draft. (He lands fourth overall in my most recent mock draft.) The 20-year-old’s electric athleticism, stifling defense, and astute playmaking skills make him a must-see.

Ausar Thompson: Ausar is also widely considered a top 10 pick in the 2023 NBA draft. (He lands seventh overall in my most recent mock draft.) Ausar was the MVP of the Overtime Elite this season, averaging 16.3 points, 7.1 rebounds , 6.1 assists, 2.4 steals and 1.1 blocks per game.

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Eli Ellis: The 17-year-old sharpshooter had several Division I high-major offers before settling on the Overtime Elite path. He averages 13.5 points while shooting 40.0 percent from 3 in the OTE Playoffs.

Bryson Tiller: Tiller was No. 4 in the Class of 2025 before he chose the Overtime Elite route. The 6-9 17-year-old forward averaged 11.5 points and 6.9 rebounds in his rookie pro season.

YNG Dreamerz

Jaylen Martin: Martin was a four-star recruit in the class of 2022 before starting the OTE path. The 19-year-old leads the OTE Playoffs with an average of 24.7 points per game.

Bryson Warren: Warren was a four-star recruit in the Class of 2023. He was the first sophomore in Arkansas state history to win Player of the Year. He is averaging 15.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game in the OTE Playoffs.

Izan Almansa: Almansa is a Spanish prospect and ex-Real Madrid product. He’s hitting a double-double in the OTE Playoffs, averaging 14.0 points and 11.7 rebounds per game. He is a prospective first-round pick in the 2024 NBA draft.

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Jazian Gortmann: Gortman was one of OTE’s biggest signings as a former five-star top 10 recruit in the Class of 2022. He excelled in his rookie pro season, recording 13.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2.5 steals per game.

Alexandre Sarr: The 17-year-old is a prospective first-round pick in the 2024 NBA draft. He’s helping keep the color for the YNG Dreamerz, averaging 9.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game in the playoffs.

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How to watch the Overtime Elite Finals

  • Date: Friday March 3rd to Saturday March 11th
  • Time: 7 p.m. ET | 4 p.m. PT or 6 p.m. ET | 3 p.m. PT
  • Location: Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, GA
  • Stream: Amazon Prime

You can watch the City Reapers take on the YNG Dreamerz on Amazon Prime. All Overtime Elite Finals games begin at 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. ET at the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.

Elite Finals Overtime Schedule

The full Overtime Elite Finals schedule is below:

Date Game time (ET) stream
Friday March 3rd game 1 19 o’clock Amazon Prime
Saturday March 4th game 2 19 o’clock Amazon Prime
Tuesday March 7th game 3 6 p.m Amazon Prime
Friday March 10th Game 4* 19 o’clock Amazon Prime
Saturday March 11th Game 5* 19 o’clock Amazon Prime

*if necessary

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