O.J. Mayo RUMORS & NEWS

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    O.J. Mayo is out (ankle) tonight. #MILvLAL

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    #Bucks guard O.J. Mayo has been suspended for tonight's game against Washington for striking Stiemsma last night.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Caron Butler, O.J. Mayo & Ersan Ilyasova are also out tonight. #MILvBOS

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    O.J. Mayo and Larry Sanders missed practice today with flu-like symptoms.

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    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Both Larry Sanders and O.J. Mayo (illnesses) are OUT for Bucks vs. #Pistons tonight

  • Bucks' O.J. Mayo upset with team's direction, wants an identity

    CBSSports.com "The Milwaukee Bucks are the worst team in the NBA and it hasn't been particularly close for a while now. At 7-33, they have the worst record in the league and are 3.5 games behind the Orlando Magic for the second worst record. They're mired in a nine-game losing streak, have the worst offense in..." January 20

  • Bucks' O.J. Mayo has endured this before

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "O.J. Mayo has seen tough times before in his NBA career. During his rookie season with the Memphis Grizzlies, he suffered through a 12-game losing streak as the team struggled to a 24-58 record. The Grizzlies used three coaches that season — Marc Iavaroni, Johnny Davis (for two games) and..." November 29

  • O.J. Mayo, Gary Neal on fire in Bucks' 109-104 win over Cavs

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Bucks dialed in from three-point range Wednesday night and called in a 109-104 victory over Cleveland at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The night started with news about Larry Sanders' absence due to an off-court incident, but it did little to distract the Bucks. O.J. Mayo and Gary Neal..." November 07

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Tonight's starters: Knight, Mayo, Butler, Middleton & SANDERS! #MILvNYK

  • Mayo brothers happy to be reunited in Milwaukee

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "O.J. Mayo could sense something was wrong by the emotion in his brother's voice on the other end of the phone. The pain of knowing a family member thousands of miles away needs support is a hopeless feeling. Todd Mayo was about to enter his sophomore season at Marquette when he had to sit in..." October 25

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    O.J. Mayo (@JuiceMayo32) will wear number 00 for the 13-14 season. He will be the 5th player to wear that number for the Bucks.

  • O.J. Mayo, Bucks agree to 3-year deal

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It took a few days of negotiating but the Milwaukee Bucks finally landed their man on Friday night. Unrestricted free agent O.J. Mayo agreed to a three-year, $24 million contract with the Bucks, according to a league source. Milwaukee had a pressing need at the position after last season's..." July 06

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Milwaukee is nearing a deal to sign free agent guard O.J. Mayo, league sources tell Y Sports.

  • Wolves appear intrigued by free-agent SG O.J. Mayo

    Fox Sports North "All-world high school prospect spends a controversial year in So-Cal before eventually winding up in the Great White North. Didn't the Minnesota Timberwolves enact this scenario once this week already? Nine more days of free-agent negotiations after Monday mean there's a long road to adding..." July 02

  • Clippers eye J.J. Redick, O.J. Mayo

    ESPN.com "The Los Angeles Clippers' options for trading point guard Eric Bledsoe appear to be expanding now that star guard Chris Paul has verbally agreed to a five-year, $107-million extension. Sources told ESPN.com that the Clippers have this week exchanged sign-and-trade scenarios with both the..." July 02

  • Why The Sixers Should Sign O.J. Mayo

    The Sixer Sense "I think we can all agree on the fact that the Sixers have a very busy offseason ahead. They have holes to fill and puzzle pieces to be put together. One of the Sixers many priorities is signing good free-agents to fill some holes. One of those players that Philadelphia should sign is shooting..." June 23

  • Could Mavs benefit from Minnesota's O.J. Mayo interest?

    ESPN Dallas "The buzz coming out of Minnesota is that O.J. Mayo could be a prime summer target for new Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders. The Mavs would like to keep Mayo, but all indications are that they won’t be dragged into any bidding wars for him. Mark Cuban is likely..." May 12

  • O.J. Mayo chooses to become free agent, still seeks Mavericks deal

    Dallas Morning News "O.J. Mayo says he has decided to exercise his option to become a free agent this summer, with a goal of working out a longterm deal with Mavs. Mayo says he reached that decision after meeting today with Rick Carlisle and Donnie Nelson. He says they told him they want him back. Mayo signed a..." April 18

  • Rick Carlisle rips O.J. Mayo

    ESPN.com "Rick Carlisle bolted a couple of steps onto the court, right in the path of O.J. Mayo dribbling up the sideline, to frantically call a timeout midway through the fourth quarter. After the referee blew the whistle, Carlisle shot a disgusted stare toward Mayo. The Dallas Mavericks coach appeared..." April 16

  • How O.J. Mayo set an example for his teammates despite a 1-for-13 shooting performance

    Dallas Morning News "Take one look at 1-for-13 shooting from the field, and it’s easy to write off O.J. Mayo’s showing against Chicago on Saturday as one of his bleakest of the season. But nobody in the Mavericks’ locker room saw it that way. Mayo clearly was bothered by the thick shoulder harness he wore to..." March 31

  • Mayo has MRI on sore left shoulder

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "O.J. Mayo was limited to the non-contact portion of Friday’s Dallas Mavericks practice before leaving to have an MRI on his left shoulder, which he injured Tuesday against the Los Angeles Clippers. The injury has coach Rick Carlisle worried, especially because Mayo is the only Mavs player to..." March 30

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    Earl K. Sneed @

    Rick Carlisle says O.J. Mayo went through a light walkthrough but is now having an MRI on his left shoulder.

  • ‘Pretty tough’ O.J. Mayo plays through pain but will undergo treatment

    Dallas Morning News "O.J. Mayo was having a sterling night until he came down awkwardly late in the third quarter and came up favoring his right ankle. Mayo limped to the bench, but returned early in the fourth quarter. “It’s OK,” Mayo said. “But get to me tomorrow morning. That’s how those things go.” Mayo..." March 11

  • Mavericks' O.J. Mayo would be a nice fit for the Pistons

    Detroit News "The Pistons' slow march to the lottery should be met with a dose of optimism, and should the franchise handle its business this summer, it'll be their last visit to Secaucus, N.J., for quite some time. They've hit on their draft picks in recent years, and now they've finally removed themselves..." March 10

  • Mavericks' O.J. Mayo would be a nice fit for the Pistons

    Detroit News "The Pistons' slow march to the lottery should be met with a dose of optimism, and should the franchise handle its business this summer, it'll be their last visit to Secaucus, N.J., for quite some time. They've hit on their draft picks in recent years, and now they've finally removed themselves..." March 09

  • O.J. Mayo’s 12-assists, no-turnover night impresses Rick Carlisle

    Dallas Morning News "After last Tuesday’s home loss to Milwaukee, during which O.J. Mayo had a team-high five turnovers, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said “I think the important thing that O.J.’s got to understand is he’s got to keep the game simple. He’s not a creator.” Well, on Wednesday night, playing with a..." March 07

  • O.J. Mayo has another tough homecoming in Memphis

    Dallas Morning News "Mavericks’ gaurd O.J. Mayo spent the first four seasons of his NBA career playing for Memphis. His two trips back since joining the Mavericks have been difficult, to say the least. Mayo had 11 points and five turnovers, hitting 5-of-13 shots Wednesday night as the Mavericks lost 90-84. In..." February 28

  • O.J. Mayo’s five-turnover performance a focal point

    Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks committed 20 turnovers in Tuesday’s loss to Milwaukee, leading to 19 Bucks points. Milwaukee committed 12 turnovers, leading to 11 Dallas points. O.J. Mayo led the Mavericks with five turnovers. Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle was asked whether Mayo is frustrated by his turnover..." February 27

  • Turnovers risk Mavs take to give O.J. Mayo a chance with game on line

    Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks have gorged this season on a long list of sins. Ill-timed turnovers. Bad rebounding. Inability to defend. Losing. Crunch-time failures. More losing. On Fat Tuesday, they got a good, long film lesson on all of the above. So when Lent starts Wednesday, they can give all that bad..." February 13

  • What's the deal with OJ Mayo?

    Mavs Moneyball "What do I expect from OJ Mayo? That's what I was thinking, sitting in the ashes of another "must-win" game that slipped, specifically, from OJ Mayo's fingers. I've never really watched anyone like OJ, he's one of those guys for whom the eye test doesn't work. He's the Mavs' best three-point..." February 12

  • O.J. Mayo’s big night and a huge bench advantage helped Dallas Mavericks top Portland

    Dallas Morning News "O.J. Mayo poured in 28 points Wednesday night against Portland. It was the most he’d scored since Jan. 2, when he had 30 in a loss at Miami. It was his high game in a victory since the 40-point night he had in Houston on Dec. 8. Of course, the losses had pretty heavily outweighed the win since..." February 07

  • O.J. Mayo takes the blame for missed free throw

    Dallas Morning News "O.J. Mayo called it like he saw it, although he probably was a little too harsh on himself. Mayo went to the free-throw line Thursday night with 43 seconds left and the Mavericks down 98-96. It was similar to the situation Mayo had in Philadelphia earlier this season, when he missed the first..." February 01

  • Mavericks need to "want the game," Mayo says

    Dallas Morning News "O.J. Mayo tried his best to guard Chris Paul for much of Wednesday night's loss to the Clippers. Mayo got the same lesson that everybody else in the NBA gets – it's not a one-man job. But while Paul carved up the Mavericks for 19 points and 16 assists, it was the inability of the Mavericks..." January 10

  • O.J. Mayo scores 10 in return to Memphis

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "O.J. Mayo's first game in Memphis as an opposing player for the first time wasn't close to being a masterpiece. The fifth-year guard scored only 10 points on 3-of-11 shooting and committed five turnovers as the Grizzlies defeated the Dallas Mavericks 92-82 Friday night at FedEx..." December 22

  • Mayo's new address, close to AAC, convenient in more ways than one

    Dallas Morning News "When O.J. Mayo was in Memphis for four seasons, he settled into a place that was not near the touristy hustle and bustle of Beale Street. "I was about 25 minutes out [from the arena]," he said recently. That made it tough to have spur-of-the-moment shooting sessions in the evening, when..." December 21

  • O.J. Mayo living and learning in Mavericks' loss to Boston

    Dallas Morning News "O.J. Mayo had 24 points, but it was the nine turnovers he contributed to the Mavericks' total of 28 that had him most disturbed after the 117-115 double-overtime loss to Boston. In his role as the Mavericks' go-to man in Dirk Nowitzki's absence, Mayo has been a solid scorer and, at times, big..." December 13

  • O.J. Mayo haunts Suns in person

    Arizona Republic "O.J. Mayo has not been around Phoenix for the pains of the skidding Suns' search for a go-to player that they do not have. It has been quite enough for the Suns to see Mayo become the league's eighth leading scorer and second most accurate and most prolific 3-point shooter for a $4 million..." December 07

  • Almost a Bull, Mayo stepping up for Mavs

    Chicago Tribune "Don't look now, but entering Tuesday O.J. Mayo was averaging 21.5 points on 49 percent shooting for the Mavericks. That included 53.2 percent from 3-point range, which ranked third in the league. He dropped off some Tuesday night in a 100-98 loss to the 76ers with 11 points on 4 of 10..." November 28

  • O.J. Mayo needs to score points with Rick Carlisle on defensive end

    Dallas Morning News "You can take it to the bank that these Mavericks hitting the road with a 5-4 record look nothing like what they expect their finished product to be. They are learning fast, though, that some aspects of this early season science project are things they hope to keep throughout the season. O.J...." November 16

  • DoJo makes an impact and Kaman, Mayo light up the Bobcats

    Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks had so many things to be happy about on Saturday night that it was hard to list them all. After all, Dominique Jones may have had his best game as a Maverick and he barely merits a mention. The third-year guard, who had been slipping further behind Roddy Beaubois as the backup..." November 04

  • Mayo wants to be an all-around player

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "OJ Mayo felt pressure coming off the bench the last two seasons for the Memphis Grizzlies. But now he's back in the starting lineup with the Dallas Mavericks, and that suits Mayo just fine. "Memphis was more like the microwave,'' Mayo said. "You get in and heat up, or maybe you sit down, so..." October 17

  • Mavericks' O.J. Mayo sits out after falling down stairs in Barcelona

    Dallas Morning News "Guards O.J. Mayo (wrist) and Roddy Beaubois (ankle) both sat out the scrimmage. Mayo hurt his wrist in Barcelona before the game there when he fell down some stairs. Beaubois injured his ankle in the game at Berlin. "His hand is bothering him a little bit," Carlisle said of Mayo. "He's going..." October 14

  • The New O.J. Mayo Could Mean Big Things for Dallas

    Mavs Moneyball "O.J. Mayo has a ritual whenever he visits an NBA arena. He does it everytime. "Whenever I walk into a building before a game, I look up at the rafters," Mayo said. "I look for the banners." Mayo sees one in Dallas. He wants to add another. Mayo is known for many things. Not all of them..." September 11

  • For Mayo, it wasn't about the money

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "For guard O.J. Mayo, he was not in a "show me the money'' mood during free agency this summer. Mayo's business manager, LaPoe Smith, said his client was more interested in getting involved in a winning situtation than trying to break the bank. "It wasn't about the money,'' Smith said. "It..." July 20

  • Former Grizzly O.J. Mayo headed to Mavericks

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Former Grizzlies guard O.J. Mayo has agreed to sign with the Dallas Mavericks. Mayo was first to announce his decision via Twitter. After spending his first four NBA seasons in Memphis, Mayo became an unrestricted free agent once the Griz decided not to tender him a $7.3 million qualifying..." July 17

  • After Game 1 outage, O.J. Mayo fuels surge by Grizzlies' bench

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "An unheralded yet potent bunch of reserves is why the Grizzlies were tabbed by several national pundits as a dangerous opponent entering the playoffs. Memphis' roster is credibly deep, making it a team to avoid. But O.J. Mayo, the Grizzlies' super sub, isn't about one-sided recognition...." May 05

  • O.J. Mayo's late scoring lifts Memphis Grizzlies over Utah Jazz, 103-98

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The fourth quarter was about to begin when Grizzlies television analyst Brevin Knight jokingly told Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris to take it easy. Utah led by six and had spent the previous three periods putting out more grit than the primary tenants of the Grindhouse. "We lost to New..." April 15

  • O.J. Mayo's 22 points, late 3-pointer, lift Grizzlies over Thunder

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "If the goal was to make the Oklahoma City Thunder's dynamic duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook uncomfortable then mission accomplished. If the goal was to bring the soaring Thunder back down to earth by reminding them which team has a knack for grinding out the most improbable wins then..." April 03

  • O.J. Mayo's 24 points power Memphis Grizzlies past Bucks, 99-95

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "O.J. Mayo says there is only one way to look at the rest of the regular season. "There are a lot of must-win games to stay in good position (to make the playoffs)," the Grizzlies guard said. "We have to come out and compete, and give ourselves a good chance every night." After a slow start..." April 01

  • Gasol, Mayo lead Memphis Grizzlies over Detroit Pistons, 100-83

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "The Grizzlies began arguably their most emphatic display of defense this season by forcing a simple traveling violation. What followed almost seemed criminal. Memphis harassed the Detroit Pistons into one shot under duress after another. And as the Griz became more disruptive, turning..." March 04