How much money did OJ Mayo make in the NBA?

5.633 million USD (2012)
O. J. Mayo/Salary

Why is OJ Mayo out the league?

NEW YORK, July 1, 2016 – The NBA announced today that free agent O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the league for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Under the Anti-Drug Program, Mayo is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years.

How old is OJ Mayo?

33 years (November 5, 1987)
O. J. Mayo/Age

Where did OJ Mayo go to college?

University of Southern California
O. J. Mayo/Schools

Who has been banned from the NBA?

Permanently banned

Name Team(s) Year(s)
Richard Dumas Phoenix Suns Philadelphia 76ers 1991 1993 1995
Donald Sterling Los Angeles Clippers 2013 2014
O. J. Mayo Milwaukee Bucks 2016
Tyreke Evans Indiana Pacers 2019

What drug did OJ Mayo test positive for?

In 2011, he tested positive for a banned steroid (DHEA) and was suspended by the NBA for 10 games. Mayo signed with the Dallas Mavericks in 2012, and then with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2013. On July 1, 2016, Mayo was banned from the NBA for violating the league’s anti-drug program.

What happened to Tyreke Evans?

In May 2019, ESPN reported that Tyreke Evans had been “dismissed and disqualified” from the NBA for violating the league’s Anti-Drug Program. According to the program’s comprehensive rules, players can be banned under one of two circumstances. The first is testing positive for a “drug of abuse.”

What was OJ Mayo’s contract with the Bucks?

Everywhere Mayo turned after his ban, he ran into reality checks. The 6’5″ scoring guard, who had first captured the basketball world’s attention as an ultra-confident West Virginia high schooler, had just completed a three-year, $24 million contract with the Bucks.

When did OJ Mayo go to the NBA?

He played his college basketball at University of South Carolina before declaring himself for the 2008 NBA draft, where he was selected 3rd overall by Minnesota Timberwolves. On July 1st, 2016 the league announced that the Milwaukee Bucks guard OJ Mayo has been suspended for two years from the NBA.

Who was o.j.mayo’s high school coach?

Mayo had given Kansas State a soft verbal commitment to play for them, but retracted it when head coach Bob Huggins announced he would take the same position at West Virginia. Frank Martin, by whom Mayo was recruited, was named head coach. Former teammate at North College Hill High School Bill Walker opted to stay and play for Martin.

What did OJ Mayo get cited for in 2007?

On March 9, 2007, Mayo and three other men were cited by the Cabell County Sheriff’s Department for misdemeanor simple possession of marijuana. Officers found the cannabis in a car in which Mayo was a passenger and, since no one claimed possession, all occupants were ticketed.