3 Reasons O.J. Mayo Needed a Change of Scenery to Prove His Ability

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3 Reasons O.J. Mayo Needed a Change of Scenery to Prove His Ability
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O.J. Mayo's surge as of late can be attributed to a new change of pace.

14 games into the Dallas Mavericks’ season and rather than perennial All-Star Dirk Nowitzki leading the charge (it's hard to do that when you're injured), newly acquired combo-guard O.J. Mayo is front and center. After two seasons of inconsistent play, the former third overall pick is finally playing up to his full potential, averaging a career high 21 points per game.

Although the Mavs are at an even .500 record, they have looked impressive in the absence of Nowitzki, and it’s largely thanks to Mayo’s newly inspired play. Let’s explore a few reasons why Mayo needed a change of scenery to finally break out. 

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