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08:10 AM ET 01.23 | Among the hottest names named in would-be trades is that of O.J. Mayo, though things may be changing. Truth is, Griz management isn't seriously thinking of dealing Mayo nor is his possible, restricted free-agent status this summer a major concern. Mayo likely will remain with the Griz this season because of his productivity and the Grizzlies' ability to control his future with the right of first refusal on contract offers. Although Mayo is eligible to negotiate a long-term contact extension with Memphis by Wednesday, the Griz aren't compelled to agree to a deal or trade him at the moment. "It remains to be seen whether something happens or not," Griz general manager Chris Wallace said.

Memphis Commercial Appeal

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January 23, 2012  09:22 AM ET

What is this, "the decision of the flower"?

January 23, 2012  09:36 AM ET

Trade Randolph!

January 23, 2012  09:59 AM ET

A Little Less Mustard Would Be Good, Bro.

January 23, 2012  11:04 AM ET

i would love to see him in Chicago

January 23, 2012  11:10 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

i would love to see him in Chicago

me too.

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January 23, 2012  01:27 PM ET

I think that OJ Mayo is one of the more underrated players in the NBA, especially when you consider (as Bill Simmons laid out in a piece a month or so ago) just how uncertain the SG situation in the NBA is. Gone are the days of every team having, or wanting, a cornerstone SG. The only franchise level players left at the position are Kobe and Wade, with a bunch of scorers only with no defense (Ellis, Martin, Jamal Crawford, Nick Young), old guys (Carter, Hamilton (sort of)), and role players being the middle between the young up and comers such as Eric Gordon.

January 23, 2012  01:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

i would love to see him in Chicago

I think Mayo will go down as a guy who was over-rated coming into NBA. (and also college)

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January 23, 2012  03:34 PM ET

<Mayo staying put?>


Just make sure to keep it refrigerated.

January 23, 2012  04:25 PM ET

If I was him i would have been gone long ago. He is alot more talented than his minutes would suggest.

January 23, 2012  04:46 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

I think Mayo will go down as a guy who was over-rated coming into NBA. (and also college)

You know if he landed on a team that let him develeop for a couple of yrs he might be better. He just now starting to get the green light to shoot without fear of being sent to bench

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