Netease Sports reported on October 13:
The 2020-21 season CBA League will kick off on October 17. Recently, the CBA company announced the registration information of foreign players of the new season through the official website. As of 10 o'clock this morning,
Mayo, born on November 5, 1987, is 1.93 meters tall and serves as a guard on the court. In the 2008 NBA Draft, he was selected by the Timberwolves with the third overall pick in the first round and has since entered the NBA League. In the eight seasons of the NBA career, Mayo played for the Grizzlies, Mavericks, Bucks and other teams.
In the 547 regular season games played in the NBA (325 starts), Mayo averaged 30.9 minutes of playing time, surrendering 13.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 1.0 steals.
Last season Mayo played for the Liaoning team as a "fire-fighting foreign aid". In the regular season, he played a total of 15 games for the team. He averaged 36.4 minutes of playing time, 28.4 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.3 times. Assists and 2.5 steals. In the fierce playoffs, Mayo played 6 games for the Liaoning team, averaging 27.7 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 2.0 steals in 41 minutes of playing time per game.
Mayo used his actual performance on the court last season to fight back against the doubts about him. This also made the Liaoning team made the decision to continue to cooperate with it this summer.
For Mayo to become the first official registered foreign aid in the new season, fans have expressed their views on social media. "Really value-for-money", "Easy to use and cheap, very good foreign aid", "I look forward to your better performance in the new season" and other similar comments are numerous.
According to the CBA official announcement, the jersey worn by Mayo in the 2020-21 season is the same as last season, still number 24.