Ahhh, to be OJ Mayo, even for just a day. You’re young…well, he’s 20, so I guess by high school standards he’s really old, your team just won the State Championship, you’re a year of college basketball away from inking a contract the size of Titanic (in movie gross, not the actual vessel), and said college just so happens to be in the middle of LA and coached by Tim Floyd who, when you think about it, was born to (not) coach Juice Mayo.
Anyway, if you watched the McDonald’s Game tonight, you saw that Mayo might actually stand to benefit from a year of school, even if it doesn’t involve going to class, practicing, and abstinence. Sure, talent wise he’s a once-in-a-generation’er, but he was the fifth best PG on the floor on this night. (and I swear I heard the ESPN announcer say, “look at OJ knife through the defense.”)
But I’m not here to hate on Ovinton J’Anthony Mayo. So here is a clip of Mayo’s final dunk in a high school uniform during Huntington’s State Tournament run…filthy. Keep in mind that there is about 1 minute left and Huntington is up by like 40, it makes it so much better.
Don’t you get the feeling that he’ll be the first player to ‘pop’ the back of his jersey?