Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo (3) dribbles against the Atlanta Hawks in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Atlanta. Milwaukee won 117-109 in double overtime. (AP Photo/Brett Davis)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Former North College Hill star basketball player O.J. Mayo has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA for violating the league’s anti-drug program, the NBA announced Friday.
Mayo can apply for reinstatement in two years. He previously served a 10-game suspension for performance-enhancing drugs in 2011.
A native of West Virginia, Mayo played three seasons of high school basketball at North College Hill High School.
The Trojans won two state championships with Mayo. He later transferred to a prep school in his home city to finish out his high school career.
Mayo most recently played with the Milwaukee Bucks after starting his career in Memphis.