Everything about the OJ Mayo-Tim Floyd saga comes across as dirty.
Here’s Mayo, sometime in 2006, contacting Floyd unexpectedly, telling the USC basketball coach he wants to play for the Trojans. The risk: Mayo is likely gone after one year (which happened to be the case). The reward: Mayo has the potential to give Floyd a run at the national title in that sole season (USC made the NCAA Tournament, but couldn’t escape the opening round).
Now here’s OJ Mayo at a preseason practice in 2007, breaking the jaw of starting point guard Daniel Hackett with a well-located punch to the chops.