HoopsHype OJ Mayo rumors

October 19, 2013 Updates
October 3, 2013 Updates

“I’m playing in my camp against O.J. Mayo, he was a top high school kid coming out,” Jordan says. “And I had never met him. First time. In front of my camp, he starts this thing about ‘you can’t guard me, you can’t do this.’ I got my campers here, so obviously I can’t really can’t go where I want to go because I own my camp. So I stop the camp, send the kids to bed. “We go back to playing, and he starts his whole thing ‘you can’t guard me.’ Finally I just said, ‘You may be the best high school player, but I’m the best player in the world.’ So from this point on, it’s a lesson. And from that point on, it was a lesson. He never won a game. I posted him up, I did everything.” NBCSports.com

October 2, 2013 Updates

In an interview to promote the launch of NBA 2K14, Jordan shared a story about how Mayo, who was a top high school player at the time, talked a ton of trash to him at his basketball camp. MJ decided to teach the youngster a lesson. “My game always did my talking, I never said anything. I’m playing in my camp against OJ Mayo — he was a top high school kid coming out. I had never met him — first time. In front of my camp, he starts this thing about ‘you can’t guard me, you can’t do this.’ I got my campers here, so I obviously can’t really can’t go where I want to go because I own my camp,” Jordan recalled. “So I stop the camp, send the kids to bed. We go back to playing, and he starts his whole thing ‘you can’t guard me.’ Finally I just said ‘you may be the best high school player, but I’m the best player in the world.’ So from this point on, it’s a lesson. And from that point on, it was a lesson. He never won a game. I posted him up, I did everything,” said Jordan. “If I can ever show you that film, and if you can ever ask him, ask him about the things that happened at my camp. “I don’t consider that trash, I consider that fact.” Larry Brown Sports

July 17, 2013 Updates
July 13, 2013 Updates

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free-agent guard O.J. Mayo (6-4, 210), General Manager John Hammond announced today NBA.com

July 10, 2013 Updates
July 5, 2013 Updates

Free agent guard O.J. Mayo has agreed to a three-year, $24 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Mayo, 25, will be a replacement for the loss of guard J.J. Redick and the expected departure of Monta Ellis. The Bucks agreed to send Redick to the Los Angeles Clippers in a sign-and-trade deal. Yahoo! Sports

July 4, 2013 Updates

There are no discussions about a sign-and-trade deal involving O.J. Mayo between the Dallas Mavericks and Milwaukee Bucks, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein on Wednesday. The sources said the Mavs are prepared to let Mayo leave and move on to other business. Mayo is close to agreeing to a multiyear deal with Milwaukee after averaging 15.3 points and 4.4 assists during his lone season in Dallas. ESPN.com

July 3, 2013 Updates

Marc Stein: Mavs and Bucks are NOT talking sign and trade on OJ Mayo, sources tell ESPN. Mavs prepared to let Mayo go to focus on other business Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

Free-agent guard O.J. Mayo and the Bucks are in discussions over a multiyear deal, a league source confirmed Wednesday. No deal has yet been reached, the source indicated. But the Bucks are making strong efforts to fortify their shooting guard position after the losses in free agency of Mike Dunleavy and J.J. Redick, and with Monta Ellis set to move elsewhere. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

July 2, 2013 Updates

Any rumor missing? E-mail us at   hoopshype@hoopshype.com.