NBA Trade Rumors: Minnesota Timberwolves Inquire About O.J. Mayo

December 30th, 2010 by Justin Eisenband Leave a reply »
The Minnesota Timberwolves are in the basement of the Western Conference, tied with the Sacramento Kings for the embarrassing distinction of the worst record in the NBA. Clearly, the Timberwolves aren't going anywhere this season.

The Memphis Grizzlies are at least competitive; however, the Grizzlies at 14-18 will not likely compete for a playoff spot in the Western Conference this season.

Since a November 20 game against the Miami Heat, O.J. Mayo has been relegated to the position of sixth man for the Grizzlies. Consequently, Mayo has seen a strict decline in his statistics in his third season as a pro.

Mayo's field goal percentage has declined by four percent, his points per game average has dropped significantly and his rebounds and assists totals have dropped across the board. However, the statistical decline can be mostly attributed to a significant drop in minutes to under 29 minutes per game.

According to a source which spoke to CBS Sports, Mayo is "frustrated coming off the bench in Memphis and 'needs a change.'"

The Timberwolves, on the other hand, are clearly looking towards next season. Minnesota has a good youn ...

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