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Grizzlies Mayo Second in NBA Rookie of Year Balloting

Mayo 2nd in NBA Rookie of Year Vote

Memphis Grizzlies Guard O.J. Mayo comes in second in the Rookie of the Year Vote to Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls

Rose had 246 votes, way ahead of 3rd place Finisher Brook Lopez, who had 127.

Mayo, the 3rd pick in the Draft out of USC, set the Grizzlies Rookie Scoring record and was first among all Rookies in scoring this year at 18.5 points per game.

In a durable first year He played ALL 82-games and led All rookies in Minutes played...

He set Grizzlies marks for Free Throw percentage at 88% and hit almost 40% of his 3-pointers..

Grizzlies Center Marc Gasol finishes 7th in the Balloting.

The former Lausanne Collegiate School star Set Grizzlies records for Field Goal percentage making 53% of his shots..breaking his brother Pau's Rookie Mark.

He also played in all 82 games, averaging 12-points and 7-rebounds a contest.

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