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O.J. Mayo

28-Year-Old    SG    Milwaukee Bucks

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

8.8

REB

2.6

AST

3.2

STL

1.1

BLK

0.1

2015-16 NBA ROS Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

When the Bucks signed Mayo three years ago, he was coming off a career year with the Mavericks in which he averaged 15.3 points per game, starting all 82 games. Entering his third season with Milwaukee, Mayo seems to have finally eased into his position as a bench player and...

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HT: 6' 4"   WT: 210 lbs   DOB: 11/5/1987  College: USC   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #3 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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O.J. Mayo Contract Information:

Agreed to a three-year, $24 million deal with the Bucks in July of 2013.

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Mayo (hamstring) tallied no points (0-2 FG, 0-2 3Pt), six assists, and one rebound across 18 minutes in Tuesday's 112-111 win over the Celtics.

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O.J. Mayo NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 82 38.0 18.5 3.8 3.2 1.1 0.2 1.8 43.8 87.9 2.8 0.7 3.1 4.6 38.4 6.9 15.6 3.0 3.4
2009-10 21 82 38.0 17.5 3.8 3.0 1.2 0.2 1.7 45.8 80.9 2.1 0.7 3.0 4.3 38.3 6.6 14.4 2.6 3.2
2010-11 22 MEM 71 26.3 11.3 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.4 1.4 40.7 75.6 1.4 0.5 1.9 3.7 36.4 4.3 10.5 1.4 1.8
2011-12 23 MEM 66 26.8 12.6 3.2 2.6 1.1 0.3 1.5 40.8 77.3 1.9 0.5 2.7 4.2 36.4 4.5 11.2 2.0 2.6
2012-13 24 DAL 82 35.5 15.3 3.5 4.4 1.1 0.3 1.7 44.9 82.0 2.5 0.4 3.1 4.3 40.7 5.6 12.5 2.3 2.8
2013-14 25 MIL 52 25.9 11.7 2.4 2.2 0.5 0.3 1.6 40.7 86.4 1.8 0.5 1.9 4.4 37.0 4.3 10.6 1.5 1.7
2014-15 26 MIL 71 23.9 11.4 2.6 2.8 0.8 0.3 1.4 42.2 82.7 1.8 0.4 2.2 3.9 35.7 4.2 9.9 1.6 2.0
2015-16 27 MIL 30 26.8 8.8 2.6 3.2 1.1 0.1 1.2 37.1 78.9 1.6 0.3 2.2 4.0 28.9 3.3 8.9 1.0 1.3
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIL 26 20.1 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for O.J. Mayo
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

O.J. Mayo NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 1 18.0 0.0 1.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 1 18.0 0.0 1.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 3 18.7 2.3 0.7 4.3 0.3 0.0 0.3 21.4 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.7 2.0 16.7 1.0 4.7 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 22.2 4.8 1.6 4.4 0.4 0.2 0.8 32.3 0.0 1.0 0.4 1.2 2.8 28.6 2.0 6.2 0.0 0.4
Last 10 Games 10 21.8 5.8 1.8 2.8 0.7 0.1 0.9 33.9 77.8 1.1 0.3 1.5 2.5 36.0 2.1 6.2 0.7 0.9
Last 20 Games 20 26.3 8.7 2.1 3.4 1.2 0.2 1.2 35.4 79.3 1.7 0.4 1.8 3.8 30.3 3.2 9.1 1.2 1.5

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   O.J. Mayo
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
2016-2Feb 9 BOS 18 0 1 6 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 4
2016-2Feb 5 @UTA Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 2 @POR Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 1 @SAC Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 29 MIA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 28 @MEM Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 26 ORL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 23 @NOP Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 22 @HOU Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 19 @MIA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 16 @CHA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 15 ATL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 13 @WAS 12 2 0 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016-1Jan 12 CHI 26 5 1 4 1 0 0 2 9 0 0 1 4 0 1 1
2016-1Jan 10 @NYK Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 8 DAL 35 11 5 6 1 1 3 4 8 0 1 3 5 2 3 0
2016-1Jan 5 @CHI 20 6 1 3 0 0 0 3 9 0 1 0 3 0 1 1
2016-1Jan 4 SAS 24 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016-1Jan 2 @MIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2015-12Dec 31 @IND 23 7 4 3 1 0 1 1 5 5 5 0 2 1 3 4
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2015-12Dec 29 @OKC 26 14 2 2 2 0 2 5 12 2 2 2 4 0 2 5
2015-12Dec 28 @DAL 31 13 4 0 1 0 1 5 8 0 0 3 5 0 4 2
2015-12Dec 26 TOR 22 6 1 4 0 1 2 1 7 4 4 0 2 0 1 2
2015-12Dec 23 PHI 22 4 1 4 0 0 4 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
2015-12Dec 20 @PHO 41 12 5 5 2 1 2 5 11 1 4 1 5 0 5 2
2015-12Dec 18 @GSW 22 12 3 4 0 0 2 3 11 6 6 0 6 2 1 4
2015-12Dec 16 @LAC 38 17 4 6 3 0 1 7 18 0 0 3 9 1 3 5
2015-12Dec 15 @LAL 27 9 1 2 2 0 3 3 11 1 2 2 5 0 1 4
2015-12Dec 12 GSW 29 18 1 1 1 0 2 6 13 2 2 4 8 0 1 2
2015-12Dec 11 @TOR 35 9 3 4 3 1 3 4 13 0 0 1 4 1 2 1
2015-12Dec 9 LAC 36 14 4 8 2 0 3 7 15 0 0 0 3 0 4 5
2015-12Dec 7 POR 36 15 1 2 3 0 1 5 13 2 2 3 7 0 1 5
2015-12Dec 5 NYK 35 17 3 5 1 0 1 8 12 0 0 1 1 0 3 4
2015-12Dec 4 @DET 34 13 5 4 1 0 2 5 13 3 3 0 4 0 5 6
2015-12Dec 2 @SAS 24 2 6 3 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 1 1 5 2
2015-11Nov 30 DEN 31 9 4 1 2 0 2 3 8 1 1 2 5 0 4 4
2015-11Nov 29 @CHA 44 12 4 5 2 0 1 5 13 0 2 2 8 1 3 4
2015-11Nov 27 @ORL 25 5 4 4 0 0 2 1 6 3 3 0 4 1 3 4
2015-11Nov 25 SAC 29 12 3 2 0 0 0 5 15 0 0 2 12 0 3 1
2015-11Nov 23 DET 19 6 3 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 3 4
2015-11Nov 21 @IND 22 10 2 1 0 0 2 4 8 0 0 2 5 0 2 2
2015-11Nov 19 @CLE 14 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 2
2015-11Nov 17 @WAS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 14 CLE Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 11 @DEN Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 10 BOS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 7 BKN Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 6 @NYK Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 4 PHI Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 2 @BKN Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 1 @TOR Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 30 WAS Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 28 NYK Did Not Play
O.J. Mayo Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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O.J. Mayo – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Point Guard
Also Listed As:  #3 Shooting Guard

True Shooting Percentage

46.3%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, O.J. Mayo has a true shooting percentage of 46.3%.

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O.J. Mayo NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 82 36.0 17.5 3.6 3.0 1.1 0.2 1.7 43.8 87.9 2.6 0.6 2.9 4.4 38.4 6.5 14.8 2.9 3.2
2009-10 21 82 36.0 16.5 3.6 2.8 1.1 0.2 1.6 45.8 80.9 2.0 0.7 2.9 4.1 38.3 6.3 13.7 2.4 3.0
2010-11 22 MEM 71 36.0 15.5 3.3 2.8 1.4 0.5 1.8 40.7 75.6 1.9 0.7 2.6 5.1 36.4 5.9 14.4 1.9 2.5
2011-12 23 MEM 66 36.0 16.9 4.3 3.4 1.4 0.5 2.0 40.8 77.3 2.5 0.6 3.7 5.6 36.4 6.1 15.0 2.7 3.5
2012-13 24 DAL 82 36.0 15.5 3.6 4.5 1.1 0.3 1.8 44.9 82.0 2.6 0.4 3.2 4.3 40.7 5.7 12.7 2.4 2.9
2013-14 25 MIL 52 36.0 16.3 3.3 3.0 0.7 0.3 2.2 40.7 86.4 2.5 0.6 2.7 6.1 37.0 6.0 14.7 2.0 2.4
2014-15 26 MIL 71 36.0 17.1 4.0 4.2 1.2 0.4 2.1 42.2 82.7 2.7 0.6 3.3 5.9 35.7 6.3 14.9 2.4 2.9
2015-16 27 MIL 30 36.0 11.8 3.4 4.3 1.5 0.2 1.6 37.1 78.9 2.1 0.4 3.0 5.4 28.9 4.4 11.9 1.3 1.7
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIL 26 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for O.J. Mayo
Preseason Projections 28 MIL 75 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for O.J. Mayo

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O.J. Mayo NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 82 3120 1516 308 262 91 13 145 43.8 87.9 226 56 252 378 38.4 562 1283 247 281
2009-10 21 82 3116 1432 311 242 98 17 136 45.8 80.9 176 61 250 355 38.3 542 1183 212 262
2010-11 22 MEM 71 1869 803 170 145 73 26 96 40.7 75.6 99 35 135 264 36.4 304 747 99 131
2011-12 23 MEM 66 1771 833 210 169 71 23 100 40.8 77.3 124 30 180 275 36.4 300 736 133 172
2012-13 24 DAL 82 2913 1255 291 361 93 23 142 44.9 82.0 209 36 255 349 40.7 461 1026 191 233
2013-14 25 MIL 52 1346 608 124 113 28 13 84 40.7 86.4 95 24 100 227 37.0 224 550 76 88
2014-15 26 MIL 71 1697 806 187 197 57 18 99 42.2 82.7 128 30 157 277 35.7 296 701 115 139
2015-16 27 MIL 30 805 263 77 96 34 4 35 37.1 78.9 47 10 67 121 28.9 99 267 30 38
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIL 26 522 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for O.J. Mayo
Preseason Projections 28 MIL 75 1710 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for O.J. Mayo

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

O.J. Mayo NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 20 82 38.0 53.9 49.5 13.8 11.9 1.2 14.7
2009-10 21 82 38.0 55.1 51.6 14.1 10.3 1.4 15.0
2010-11 22 MEM 71 26.3 49.9 47.1 13.8 9.4 1.5 9.1
2011-12 23 MEM 66 26.8 51.3 47.6 15.3 11.2 1.4 10.7
2012-13 24 DAL 82 35.5 55.6 51.9 21.3 12.3 1.7 14.7
2013-14 25 MIL 52 25.9 51.6 48.4 14.2 11.9 1.2 8.7
2014-15 26 MIL 71 23.9 52.9 49.3 18.1 11.8 1.5 10.0
2015-16 27 MIL 30 26.8 46.3 43.6 22.5 11.0 2.0 8.4
Rest Of Season Projections 28 MIL 26 20.1 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for O.J. Mayo
Preseason Projections 28 MIL 75 22.8 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for O.J. Mayo

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

O.J. Mayo: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Mayo will start at point guard Tuesday against the Celtics, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reports

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Mayo (hamstring) is set to return to action Tuesday against the Celtics, Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) went through practice Thursday, but won't play in Friday's game against the Jazz, Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Kings, Aron Yohannes of BrewHoop.com reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Heat, Bucks radio play-by-play announcer Ted Davis reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) is being listed as out for Thursday's game against the Grizzlies, Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) won't play in Tuesday's game against the Heat, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) didn't travel with the team for Saturday's game against the Hornets, Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) won't play Friday versus the Hawks, Aron Yohannes of BrewHoop.com reports.

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Mayo was forced to leave Wednesday's game against the Wizards with left hamstring soreness, Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) will test out his hamstring during pregame warmups prior to Wednesday's matchup with the Wizards, Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Mayo (hamstring) will be active and available to play in Tuesday's matchup with the Bulls.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Mayo was one of the more disappointing players in the league last season after signing a three-year deal with the Bucks. Coming off of an impressive year with the Mavericks ni 2012-13, Mayo was expected to be handed the keys to the Bucks' offense and have a chance to be a true number one option for the first time in his career. With Dirk Nowitzki hurt for the first half of the 2012-13 season, Mayo flourished as the go-to guy, but his numbers tailed off significantly upon Nowitzki's return. Last season, Mayo's numbers never even had the chance to tail off, as it was clear virtually from the start of the season that he would struggle. A few bad games early on eventually led to prolonged absences from the lineup. Mayo played in only 52 games (starting 23) and finished with averages of 11.7 points, 2.2 assists, and 1.9 rebounds per game. He shot 41 percent from the field and 37 percent from three, while knocking down 86 percent of his free throws. It's hard to believe Mayo transformed into a disappointment over night, and his struggles can likely be attributed – partially, at least – to an ill-defined role within former coach Larry Drew's rotations. Mayo was one of the few Bucks to remain healthy during the first half of the season, and yet he found himself playing 30 minutes one night and 15 the next. He enters Year 2 with the Bucks looking to prove 2013-14 was a fluke. If he returns in better shape, he'll compete for the starting shooting guard job that was taken from him a season ago.

2013-14

Given the opportunity to serve as the Mavericks' top scoring threat with Dirk Nowitzki sidelined until late December with a knee injury, Mayo appeared on the verge of submitting his best numbers since his rookie campaign with the Grizzles in 2008-09. Though Mayo entered the All-Star break averaging 17.9 points on 46 percent shooting while contributing 4.3 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game, things quickly fell apart for him thereafter. As his usage rates went down in the second half despite his playing time remaining consistent, Mayo averaged just 10.9 points on 42 percent shooting the rest of the way. Mayo ended up opting out of the final year of his contract with the Mavericks and joined the Bucks on a three-year deal, where he'll serve as the team's starting shooting guard. Without having to share the limelight with an offensive star in the frontcourt, as he did in Dallas, Mayo could have a shot at replicating the production he showed in the early part of last season. One thing that remained consistent for Mayo throughout his up-and-down season with Dallas was his marksmanship from three-point range. Mayo drained 1.7 threes per game at a career-best 41 percent rate and should have the green light to fire away for the Bucks.

2012-13

After being tossed around in trade rumors for the past two seasons, Mayo elected to change locales on his own terms, signing with the Mavericks as a free agent during the offseason. Mayo has the mentality of a go-to player, but often had to defer to Rudy Gay as the team’s primary perimeter option in Memphis. With the emergence of Tony Allen as a lockdown defender at shooting guard, Mayo ultimately was forced to accept a bench role and was limited to 26.8 minutes per game last season. With aging former stars Shawn Marion and Vince Carter representing Mayo’s only viable competition at the wing positions in Dallas, he should have little difficulty asserting himself as the Mavericks’ best offensive player in the backcourt. If Mayo receives 30-plus minutes as expected, there’s no reason to think he can’t come close to replicating the production he showcased in his first two seasons in the league, when he averaged 18.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Dirk Nowitzki still remains as the Mavericks’ No. 1 option offensively, but after a drop in his scoring for the second straight season, he may require some assistance from Mayo. However, if Mayo is to have success as the Robin to Dirk’s Batman, he’ll have to improve upon his shooting percentage, which sunk into the low 40s the past two seasons.

2011-12

Mayo was moved into a bench role a month into last season, and he remained there until he was inexplicably returned to the starting lineup in the final two games of the playoffs. He replaced Sam Young in the starting lineup, pushing Tony Allen to the starting small forward position. What remains to be seen is whether coach Lionel Hollins was impressed with Mayo in those final two games, and if that will translate to Mayo reclaiming the starting shooting guard role this season. Also muddying the waters is the fact that Mayo was nearly traded to the Pacers at the trade deadline last season. If the Grizzlies are dead set on moving Mayo, a change of scenery could open the door of opportunity for the talented 24-year-old guard. Through 17 games as the starting shooting guard last season, Mayo averaged 15.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.2 three-pointers, 1.1 steals, 0.5 blocks and 2.3 turnovers in 36 minutes. He’s been stuck behind Rudy Gay and Zach Randolph as options in the Grizzlies’ offensive scheme, and to enjoy significant growth, Mayo will probably need to ply his trade elsewhere.

2010-11

It's not entirely clear how it happened, but somehow the Grizzlies went from a team doomed to collapse under the weight of excessive egos and ball-hoggery, to a team noted for its energetic style of play – even as it became clear they wouldn't be contending for a playoff spot. Despite the changes to the feel of the team, Mayo's sophomore effort – so far as performance goes – was a rough copy of his rookie season. He scored almost the same number of points per game (17.5, after scoring 18.5 in 2008-09), and hit almost the same number of threes (1.8, 1.7) at almost the same rate (38.3%, 38.4%). Steals, blocks, assists – everything was roughly the same. So, provided no major personnel changes – and there haven't been any this offseason – it's only right to expect a similar season in 2010-11. One point to note with regard to Mayo's role: there was talk this offseason of slotting Mayo at point guard while starter Mike Conley is on the bench. After trying and failing with Allen Iverson, Jamaal Tinsley and Marcus Williams last season, the organization is concerned about deploying a dependable ball-handler at the point and, according to reports, Mayo is enthusiastic about the role, going so far as to try out the position during a couple Summer League games.

2009-10

Mayo’s statistical line resembled a less-extreme version of Stephen Jackson’s in terms of categorical strengths and weaknesses – strong in points, treys and free throw percentage while deficient in turnovers and field-goal percentage. Mayo assumed a spot in the starting lineup from game one and played big minutes throughout the year, averaging at least 36 per game in every month. Ordinarily, we’d expect bigger and better things from a second-year player with that kind of experience, but the Grizzlies’ offseason addition of Zach Randolph could impede Mayo’s progress on a number of fronts. First, it will slow the pace of the entire offense down, meaning less possessions and opportunities for everyone. Mayo and teammate Rudy Gay have put up their best numbers when the offense has been more free-flowing and up-tempo, which is unlikely to be the case this season with Randolph and either Marc Gasol or Hasheem Thabeet clogging up the paint. Secondly, the addition of Randolph means less production for Mayo on a per-play basis as well. They don’t call Randolph a ‘black hole’ on offense for nothing, and with Randolph and Gay both looking to assert themselves on the offensive end, scoring opportunities are going to come fewer and farther between. Expect Mayo to improve on his numbers this season, but be only cautiously optimistic given the team’s personnel changes.

2008-09

Mayo has been in the national spotlight since being scouted as a junior-high student, and he’s put up big numbers at every level. He averaged 20.7 points, 4.5 boards, 3.3 assists, and shot 41 percent from 3-point range as a freshman at USC last season, and he has the type of 1-on-1 game that should fit better in the NBA than it did in college. Mayo’s not the explosive athlete that some expected him to be, and he is a combo-guard that will have to find his niche in the NBA, but he has a strong jumper and a knack for getting it off at will. Mayo also projects as a plus defender, which should result in his share of steals. Because Mayo’s had cameras chasing him for most of his life, he should have one of the easier off-court transitions to the NBA. Mayo’s also older than most one-and-done rookies as he’ll be 21 in November, which means that he should be physically able to play with the men before some of his contemporaries.

2007-08

Mayo was the Grizzlies' big prize on draft day, pulling off an eight-player trade with the Timberwolves to land him. Mayo is a great scorer, who averaged 20.7 points for the USC Trojans last year. He hit 40 percent of his three-pointers in college, and was hitting them at a decent pace in summer league. He has good size for a guard (6-5, 200), so he should be able to grab some rebounds if he can get around the basket. He played both point and shooting guard while at USC, but will almost exclusively play the two with the Grizzlies. It's unclear if Mayo will start initially, but he should be win the job sooner rather than later and be in the mix for Rookie of the Year honors.