Ovinton J’Anthony “O. J. Mayo (November 5, 1987 in Huntington) is an American professional basketball player. Already after one year in the U.S. NCAA College Football Team in the USC, he enlisted as a freshman in the NBA Draft 2008th The Minnesota Timberwolves secured with the third train of the first round of the rights to build players. Even before the season he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. He plays on the preferred location of the shooting guards, but also on the choice of the point guards. His strength is above all the litter from the middle distance, but also the three-point throw and the drive to the basket.
In his rookie season, he was able to generate statistics on average of 18.5 points and 3.8 rebounds. In the election for the NBA Rookie of the Year, he finished second to Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls