Then this happens:
When Floyd answered the phone, he heard a teenager's voice on the other end: "Coach, this is O. J. Mayo. I'd like to come to your school." Mayo had not been on an official campus visit. He had not seen the new arena, the Galen Center. He did not know anything about the current roster.What a country! Streets paved with gold, silky 6'5" point guards walking in off street wanting to sign the paper, doing your recruiting for you...
Mayo went through the priority list in his mind. "Don't worry about recruiting," he said. "I'll take care of it."...Tim Floyd may be the luckiest man on the planet. Other than Ringo Starr, natch.
Before Floyd hung up, he asked one more time for Mayo's cellphone number. "No," Mayo said. "I'll call you."
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