Just before the start of the new Euroleague season, Kazan UNIKS, returning to the strongest tournament in the Old Continent, strengthened the chain of defenders.
|Place of birth:||Huntington, JAV|
Kazan portal Business Online has announced, and the website Eurohoops.net has confirmed that the Russian club has lured former NBA basketball player OJ Mayo.
True, according to sources, the contract with the 33-year-old 195 cm basketball player has not yet been signed, but only bureaucratic formalities remain.
Mayo spent last season in China on the Liaoning Flying Leopards team, averaging 20.2 points, 4.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 21.1 utility points per game.
Before the stage in China, the American spent two years in Taiwan and in the 2019-2020 season his statistics TAubei’s Fubon Braves had 22.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.8 interceptions and 4.4 assists.
Mayo was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves Club as the 3rd call at the 2008 NBA Rookie Exchange. In the strongest basketball league on the planet, the defender spent eight years defending the Grizzlies, Dallas Mavericks and Milwaukee Bucks.
In 2016, Mayo was disqualified for two years for drug use.
The most successful in the Mayo NBA league was the first season of his career. In the 2008-2009 championships, the basketball player recorded statistics for 18.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists.
The overall defensive career NBA stats are 13.8 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists.
UNIKS of Kazan
|PG||Isaiah Canaan (new)||until 2022|
|PG||Vyacheslav Zaitsev (news)||until 2022 +1|
|PG||Georgijus Žbanovas||until 2022|
|PG / SG||Lorenzo Brownas (news)||until 2022|
|SG||Mario Hezonja (news)||until 2022 +1|
|SG||Artyom Komolov (news)||until 2022 +1|
|SG/SF||Dmitrijus Uzinskis||until 2022|
|SF||John Brown (news)||until 2023|
|PF||Andrejus Voroncevičius (news)||until 2022 +1|
|C / PF||Yevgeny Valiev (news)||until 2022|
|C||Artiomas Klimenka||until 2022 +1|
|C||Tonye Jekiri (news)||until 2022|
|Trainer||Velimiras Perasovičius (news)|
|Contracts have expired||Dimitris Priftis (will not return), Jordan Theodore (will not return), Jammar Smith (will not return), Nate Wolters, John Holland, Okaro White (will not return), Kostas Kaimakoglou, Artiomas Klimenka, Yevgeny Kolesnikov, Pavel Antipov, Jordan Morgan )|