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A good perspective on OJ Mayo

Some have been touting OJ and others Rose and Gordon next year as the best of the best. Tonight Coach Bill Self of Kansas (who has coached against some great players including Kevin Durant) gave this perspective:

Bill Self on his team defending O.J. Mayo: "We didn't do anything special. All we did was just try to guard him. I think O.J.'s about as talented as any kid I've ever coached against, maybe the most talented kid I've ever coached against. There's a lot of `em up there, but certainly nobody I think has more raw talent. The whole deal was just make him earn everything, try to keep him off the free throw line, which we did a bad job of the first half, and hope he shoots a bad percentage and gets tired. And I think that's what happened. We traded guys on him and he played the entire 40. And he missed some shots because maybe his legs weren't under him. But give Russell (Robinson) credit on that. I thought Russell defended him very, very well."

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