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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Brad Townsend of The Dallas Morning News: The revamping Mavericks agreed to contract terms Monday night with free agent guard O.J. Mayo, the third pick of the 2008 draft. Mayo, 24, tweeted the news at about 10:30 p.m., saying "I will be signing with ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  2. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial-Appeal: "Saturday is O.J. Mayo bobblehead night at FedExForum. Of course it is. Now, with extra bobble! Note the bigger than usual head! True fact: Last year, when the Grizzlies gave out Hasheem Thabeet growth charts, ...

    Blog | January 28, 2011
  3. O.J. Mayo tests positive for DHEA

    Henry Abbott

    In August 2009, Rashard Lewis tested positive for DHEA and was suspended for 10 games. It just happened to O.J. Mayo too. Both used the same excuse, which was, essentially, "I took some supplement that I didn't know had that in it." Assuming th...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  4. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Deron Williams, Al Horford, O.J. Mayo, Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol, Chauncey Billups, Grant Hill ... a list of former third overall picks to console Nets fans. In truth, though, I cherry-picked. Also on the list are Benoit Benjamin and Adam Morrison. ...

    Blog | May 20, 2010
  5. A western conference team executive chats H.O.R.S.E.

    Henry Abbott

    Last year, for the first time in decades, All-Star Weekend featured H.O.R.S.E., and Kevin Durant defeated O.J. Mayo and Joe Johnson. This year, word is the competitors will be Rajon Rondo, Omri Casspi and Kevin Durant. A team executive is worri...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Ronald Tillery of The Commercial-Appeal: "O.J. Mayo talks as if the beauty of what the Grizzlies are accomplishing these days is remembering the starting point. Not when he was drafted, nor the rough rookie campaign filled with more losing than Mayo ...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  7. O.J. Mayo, fan-friendly avenger

    Henry Abbott

    Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images Brandon Roy stood with the ball through crunch time. Thanks to O.J. Mayo:, that boring tactic failed. Four million seconds. That's about how much time the ball is in play in an NBA season. Except for injuries, and th...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  8. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Geoff Calkins of The Commercial Appeal: "Who will get more shots: Allen Iverson, Zach Randolph, Rudy Gay or O.J. Mayo? Which player will get in trouble faster: A.I. or Z-Bo? Oh, it's going to be wonderful theater. Starting as early as today....

    Blog | September 10, 2009
  9. Bruce Bowen: NBA Archetype

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Kevin Pelton writes that Bruce Bowen's legacy is a complicated one -- charitable spirit, borderline dirty player, hopeful symbol for the undrafted and, of course ... I would also say Bowen brought a certain level...

    Blog | September 04, 2009
  10. Thursday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz What's the secret to the Spurs' success -- apart from good lottery fortune? Timothy Varner of 48 Minutes of Hell says it's the appreciation of human limitations. With Linas Kleiza headed over to Greece, ...

    Blog | August 13, 2009
  11. Rookie Challenge Live Blog

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz After weeks of anticipation, debate, and hype, All-Star weekend has finally arrived. The first major event on the undercard is the Rookie Challenge, which is somewhat of a misnomer...or half-nomer, because it pits the ...

    Blog | February 13, 2009
  12. Now Entering the Game for O.J. Mayo...

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz It's a telling sign that Joey Whelan's well-drawn profile of DeMar DeRozan at DraftExpress has a sidebar capsule of O.J. Mayo beside it. DeRozan, USC's star recruit, will make his collegiate debut Saturday night agains...

    Blog | November 10, 2008
  13. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Grizzlies coach Marc Iavaroni talks to 3 Shades of Blue's Chip Crain. Crain asks about word that Iavaroni was a "devil's advocate" as the team discussed trading Mike Miller and Kevin Love for O.J. Mayo on draft night. Iavaroni doesn't deny it, but ma...

    Blog | September 22, 2008
  14. David Stern, You Have Got Some Loose Ends

    Henry Abbott

    Loose ends. Don't you hate those? Let's say you have about six things to do. You start doing all that stuff, and then in the middle of all that, you get a really important phone call that makes you drop everything and run an errand. Then you get back...

    Blog | September 16, 2008
  15. Wednesday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    David Berri of Wages of Wins says that trading for Mike Miller and Kevin Love, at the cost of O.J. Mayo, will likely prove to have been a high point in Minnesota's bleak history. Greg Oden worked out for the TV cameras. Some cautionary notes, some r...

    Blog | August 13, 2008
  16. David Thorpe Raves

    Henry Abbott

    About rookies like Russell Westbrook, Jerryd Bayless, Anthony Randolph, Jason Thompson and Kevin Love, in a review of everyone's summer performances. Thorpe's so-so on some of the other big names. For instance, here is Thorpe on O.J. Mayo: I don't s...

    Blog | July 23, 2008