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2012-13:
Averaged 15.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.1 steals and 35.5 minutes in 82 games (all starts)…shot 44.9% (461-1,026 FGs) from the field, 40.7% (142-349 3FGs) from 3-point range and 82.0% (191-233 FTs) from the line…was the only Maverick to appear in all 82 games…among NBA leaders, ranked T-33rd in assists, 26th in 3FG%, T-38th in FT% and 26th in minutes…2 double-doubles (1 point/rebound, 1 point/assist)…1 40-point game…4 games with 30+ points (3-1 record)…11 games with 25+ points (8-3 record)…22 games with 20+ points (15-7 record)…39 games with 15+ points…8 games with 3+ steals…4 games with 6+ 3-pointers (4-0 record)…7 games with 5+ 3-pointers (6-1 record)…25 games with 3+ 3-pointers (18-7 record)…led the team in scoring 25 times and assists 25 times (includes ties)…shot 56.8% (42-74 3FGs) from 3-point range through the first 13 games of the season (at LAL 10/30/12-vs. NY 11/21/12)…grabbed his 1,000th career rebound at LAL (10/30/12)…in home opener vs. CHA (11/3/12), game-high 30 points (10-17 FGs, 7-10 3FGs) to go with 6 rebounds and 3 assists in 32 minutes…he made a career-high 7 3-pointers (7-10 3FGs) vs. CHA (11/3/12)…on the day of his 25th birthday vs. POR (11/5/12), game-high 32 points (12-18 FGs, 6-8 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) to go with 2 steals in 39 minutes…he scored 30+ points in consecutive games for the 4th time in his career but the first since Feb. 2009 (33 at WAS 2/2/09; 32 vs. HOU 2/4/09)…the 32-point outing vs. POR (11/5/12) was the 10th 30-point game of his career…he became the first Maverick other than Dirk Nowitzki to score 30+ points in 2 straight games since Josh Howard did it in March 2008...Mayo shot 62.9% (22-35 FGs) from the field and 72.2% (13-18 3FGs) from 3-point range in the 2-game span (vs. CHA 11/3/12-vs. POR 11/5/12)…he outshot the entire CHA team 70.0% (7-10 3FGs) to 17.6% (3-17 3FGs) from 3-point range in the win on 11/3/12, and the entire POR team 75.0% (6-8) to 22.7% (5-22 3FGs) from deep in the win on 11/5/12…22 points (8-17 FGs, 3-6 3FGs, 3-6 FTs), 5 rebounds and 6 assists in 38 minutes vs. TOR (11/7/12)…23 points (7-16 FGs, 5-10 3FGs, 4-4 FTs) and 7 rebounds in 28 minutes at NY (11/9/12)…22 points (6-12 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 8-8 FTs) in 43 minutes at CHA (11/10/12)…he scored 20+ points in 5 consecutive games from 11/3-11/10/12 (averaging 25.8 ppg in span), marking just the 2nd time in his career that he recorded 20+ points in 5 straight outings (also 11/22-11/29/08)…18 points (7-18 FGs, 2-4 3FGs, 2-2 FTs) and 5 rebounds in 34 minutes vs. MIN (11/12/12)…game-high 25 points (9-15 FGs, 1-3 3FGs, 6-8 FTs) and 4 assists in 38 minutes vs. WAS (11/14/12)...19 points (6-13 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 5-6 FTs) in 32 minutes at IND (11/16/12)…19 points (5-9 FGs, 3-5 3FGs, 6-6 FTs) in 33 minutes at CLE (11/17/12)…27 points (11-21 FGs, 3-6 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), including 23 in the 2nd half and OT, to go with 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in 41 minutes vs. GS (11/19/12)…he scored all 11 of DAL’s points in OT vs. GS (11/19/12)…prior to Mayo, the last player to score all of his team’s points in an OT period (at least 10 points) was OKC’s Russell Westbrook at NJ on 12/1/10 (he scored all 13 of his team’s points in the 3OT period)…game-high 27 points (10-17 FGs, 3-7 3FGs, 4-5 FTs) in 36 minutes vs. NY (11/21/12)…he scored 18+ points in 11 consecutive games from vs. CHA 11/3/12-vs. NY 11/21/12 (and averaged 24.0 ppg in that span)...over the last 11 seasons (since 2002-03) only 1 other Maverick besides Dirk Nowitzki has had such a streak: Jason Terry scored 18+ points in 15 straight games in 2008-09 (from 11/19-12/21/08)…Mayo led the Mavs in scoring in 10 of those 11 games (includes ties)…game-high 27 points (10-21 FGs, 6-9 3FGs, 1-1 FTs), including 24 in 2nd half, to go with 5 rebounds and 4 assists in 35 minutes vs. DET (12/1/12)…he scored 16 of DAL’s first 17 points in the 3rd quarter vs. DET (12/1/12), including the team’s first 11 points of the period…game-high 23 points (9-17 FGs, 3-5 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), 5 rebounds and 5 assists in 40 minutes at PHO (12/6/12)…career-high-tying (game-high) 40 points (15-26 FGs, 6-9 3FGs, 4-4 FTs), including 16 in 1st quarter and 16 in 4th quarter (10 in the last 3 minutes), 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 42 minutes at HOU (12/8/12)…his layup at the 21.2 second-mark of the 4th quarter at HOU (12/8/12) put him at 40 points for the game and 5,001 for his career…only 1 other Mavericks starting guard in the last 18 seasons had scored 40+ points in a game: Michael Finley had 42 at DET (11/27/02)…Mayo scored 30+ points for the 3rd time in DAL’s first 20 games of the season (30 vs. CHA 11/3/12, 32 vs. POR 11/5/12)…before Mayo, no starting guard had even reached that plateau in a game for DAL since Jason Terry on 2/8/10 (36 at GS)…he also became the first Maverick other than Dirk Nowitzki to score 40 points in a game since Rodrigue Beaubois had 40 off the bench at GS on 3/27/10…19 points (6-9 FGs, 3-4 3FGs, 4-5 FTs), 7 rebounds and 4 assists in 28 minutes vs. SAC (12/10/12)…24 points (10-19 FGs, 3-7 3FGs, 1-2 FTs), 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in 52 minutes at BOS (12/12/12)…20 points (7-16 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 4-4 FTs), 5 rebounds and 6 assists in 44 minutes at MIN (12/15/12)…game-high 26 points (8-12 FGs, 2-2 3FGs, 8-9 FTs), 8 assists and 3 steals in 36 minutes vs. PHI (12/18/12)…team-high 30 points (12-21 FGs, 4-10 3FGs, 2-2 FTs), 6 assists and 2 steals in 46 minutes at MIA (1/2/13)…1st double-double (3rd career) with 24 points (8-15 FGs, 1-4 3FGs, 7-8 FTs), season-high 10 rebounds and 5 assists in 41 minutes at SAC (1/10/13)…20 points (8-11 FGs, 3-4 3FGs, 1-1 FTs), 7 rebounds, 9 assists and 2 steals in 38 minutes vs. MIN (1/14/13)…18 points (3-14 FGs, season-highs 12-13 FTs), 6 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals and 1 block in 33 minutes vs. HOU (1/16/13)…it was his 2nd straight game (2nd career game) with at least 15 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists…18 points (6-16 FGs, 1-3 3FGs, 5-6 FTs), 7 assists and 2 steals in 45 minutes vs. OKC (1/18/13)…he hit a game-tying 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining vs. OKC (1/18/13) to force OT…dished out his 1,000th career assist at the 9:22 mark of the 3rd quarter vs. PHO (1/27/13)…15 points (5-9 FGs, 2-4 3FGs, 3-5 FTs), 7 rebounds and 9 assists in 38 minutes at POR (1/29/13)…25 points (8-13 FGs, 3-5 3FGs, 6-8 FTs), 5 rebounds and 6 assists in 40 minutes at GS (1/31/13)…20 points (7-19 FGs, 2-3 3FGs, 4-5 FTs), 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 37 minutes at PHO (2/1/13)…game-high 28 points (11-14 FGs, 3-4 3FGs, 3-3 FTs), including 20 in 1st half, to go with 4 rebounds and 5 assists in 40 minutes vs. POR (2/6/13)…19 points (6-13 FGs, 2-4 3FGs, 5-5 FTs), 9 rebounds and 2 steals in 36 minutes vs. GS (2/9/13)…18 points (7-14 FGs, 4-4 FTs) in 37 minutes vs. MIL (2/26/13)…18 points (6-9 FGs, 3-3 3FGs, 3-4 FTs) and 4 assists in 26 minutes at HOU (3/3/13)…2nd double-double (4th career) with 13 points (5-10 FGs, 3-4 3FGs), 6 rebounds, career-high 12 assists and 0 turnovers in 33 minutes vs. HOU (3/6/13)…game-high 22 points (7-15 FGs, 5-9 3FGs, 3-4 FTs), 5 rebounds and 3 assists in 35 minutes at DET (3/8/13)…17 points (7-11 FGs, 3-4 3FGs) and 4 assists in 31 minutes at ATL (3/18/13)…20 points (7-13 FGs, 5-7 3FGs, 1-2 FTs), 6 assists and 2 steals in 42 minutes vs. DEN (4/12/13).

- Added a scoring punch off the bench in his third season with the Grizzlies in 2010-11, averaging 11.3 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists on .407 shooting in 26.3 minutes in 71 games (17 starts).
- Led the team in three-pointers made (96) for the third consecutive season in 2010-11.
- Averaged 11.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 27.8 minutes in 13 postseason games (two starts) as the Grizzlies advanced to the 2011 Western Conference Semifinals for the first time in franchise history.
- Along with teammate Rudy Gay, named to the Team 2010-11 USA Men’s National Team Program, the 2009 USA Basketball National Team Mini-Camp in Las Vegas and the 2008 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team.
- Runner-up to the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose for the 2008-09 NBA Rookie of the Year Award after leading all first-year players in scoring (18.5 points, 28th in the NBA) and minutes (38.0, 11th).
- Tallied 20 points vs. Michael Beasley’s Kansas State Wildcats in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament on March 20, 2008.

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Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
Weight: 210 lbs./ 95.3 kg
Born: November 05, 1987
From: University of Southern California
Draft: 1st Round (3rd pick) 2008 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2008
Years Pro: 6
Previous Teams:
  Milwaukee Bucks 2013 - 2013
  Dallas Mavericks 2013 - 2013
  Memphis Grizzlies 2012 - 2012
  Dallas Mavericks 2012 - 2012
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: USC/USA

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