Grizzlies Mayo NBA Rookie of Month for Western Conference - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Grizzlies Mayo NBA Rookie of Month for Western Conference

Memphis Grizzlies HotShot Freshman O.J. Mayo is the NBA's Western Conference Rookie of the Month to start the season.

Mayo leads ALL Rookies in scoring averaging 21.9 points per game..

That's 12th overall in the League so far.

The Third Overall Pick from USC has the highest scoring average for a first year player since Allen Iverson in 19-96 - '97.

The 6'4", 210 combo guard ranks in the Top 10 among rookies in 7 major categories..including scoring, assists, steals Field Goal, 3-point percentage and Free Throw percentage, and minutes played.

Mayo and the Grizzlies next play at Atlanta Wednesday night.

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