HoopsHype OJ Mayo rumors

July 2, 2013 Updates

The Mavs don’t have the luxury of picking their trade partner in these sign-and-trade scenarios, which include the possibility a package from the Clippers headlined by explosive 23-year-old point guard Eric Bledsoe. Mayo will pick his next team – and it’s a near certainty he won’t return to Dallas due to the market for him after he was the team’s second-leading scorer during his lone season with the Mavs. ESPN.com

July 1, 2013 Updates

Darren Wolfson: #Twolves haven't called on Belinelli, per a source. All signs point to the focus being on Mayo, Redick, Martin. Others likely a tier below. Twitter @DarrenWolfson

June 30, 2013 Updates

Here's Saunders' agenda, in no particular order, according to multiple sources: Meet with unrestricted free agent shooting O.J. Mayo. His agent, Rob Pelinka, has his office in Los Angeles. Saunders could also check in on another Pelinka client in Andre Iguodala, who also is an unrestricted free agent. According to ESPN, Pelinka will have Mayo and Iguodala together. The price for Iguodala is expected to be far too high for the Wolves, who plan on retaining restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic. They won't have the financial flexibility needed to sign a player for more than approximately $7 million per year. Iguodala will command far more than that annually. KSTP

June 29, 2013 Updates

Saunders told a group of reporters Friday that he'll be out of town this weekend, presumably visiting a free agent. Who? Not sure as of publication. But what is known is that Saunders has strong interest in shooting guard O.J. Mayo. One possibility for Saunders' trip: meet with Mayo in Southern California. Oh by the way, unrestricted free agent Chase Budinger is in that area too. 1500 ESPN

June 28, 2013 Updates

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