Found April 16, 2013 on
Rick Carlisle called a timeout just to take O.J. Mayo out of Monday night's game. He then ripped into the guard after the game.
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O.J. Mayo had a miserable output against his former team, the Memphis Grizzlies, scoring 2 points on 1-6 shooting to go along with 4 turnovers in the 103-97 loss and Mavs coach Rick Carlisle didn’t hold back as he unloaded on the starting shooting guard.
According to ESPN Dallas:
“I called that timeout just to get you out of the game!” Carlisle screamed at Mayo in the huddle...
Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle can be one of the best quotes in the NBA. Monday night was one of those times when he delivered some truth that many NBA coaches would shy away from.
Clearly unhappy with the performance of shooting guard O.J. Mayo, who finished with two points and four turnovers on 1-of-6 shooting, Carlisle let loose when asked about Mayo's outing in a 103...
OJ Mayo has been on of the most inconsistent players on a disappointing Dallas Mavericks team this season. He played fairly well at the start of the season with Dirk Nowitzki nursing an injury, but Mayo has had a tendency to disappear for nights at a time over the past month or so. The Mavs are officially out of playoff contention, but head coach Rick Carlisle was hoping Mayo would...
When the Dallas Mavericks signed O.J. Mayo to a free agent deal this summer, both parties figured it would provide a fresh start for Mayo, and some needed scoring and star power for the Mavericks.
Things have not gone according to plan. Mayo started the season off strong averaging 16.4 points a game on 46.2 percent shooting and 41.6 percent from three.
Those numbers were career...