UNICS Kazan announced the signing of former Milwaukee Bucks and Dallas Mavericks guard O.J. Mayo. The 33-year-old veteran will make his European debut in VTB League and the EuroLeague this season, signing a one-year deal with the club.
Mayo has 573 NBA games under his belt, with the Memphis Grizzlies, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Dallas Mavericks, averaging 13.9 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 1.0 steal per contest.
In 2018, Mayo also played for Puerto Rican club Athleticos de San Herman, before joining the Chinese CBA Championship the last two seasons.
He appeared in 57 CBA games during the 2020-21 season, playing for Liaoning Flying Leopards. He had averages of 19.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 1.4 steals in 28 minutes per contest.
UNICS will play against VTB rivals Zenit St.Petersburg in the opening act of the EuroLeague that begins on October 1st.