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Old 06-21-2009, 11:57 PM   #9
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Default Re: O.J. Mayo: The next great one?

Originally Posted by jailer
Joe Johnson? Really kebab? Mayo's numbers in his rookie season were almost as good as johnson's this past season. And correct me if im wrong, but didnt johnson make the all star team this season?

Johnson averaged 21.4 PPG 5.8 APG 4.4 RPG 2.4 Turnovers
Mayo averaged 18.5 PPG 3.2 APG 3.8 RPG 2.7 Turnovers

What is bolded is very very important, Johnson not only scored more points but got others involved more efficiently than Mayo did this past season.

And it also has to due with popularity, Johnson is arguably one of the 20 best players in the NBA, however he plays for a nothing team in a nothing basketball market.
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