Miami Heat forward Nick Mayo, left, and Sacramento Kings forward Marcus Derrickson wait for a rebound during the first half of an NBA summer league game last season in Sacramento, California. AP file photo

Messalonskee High School graduate Nick Mayo is getting another shot at the NBA summer league. Mayo, who completed a record-setting college basketball career at Eastern Kentucky University in 2019, will play for the Golden State Warriors summer team next week in Las Vegas.

Prior to the games in Las Vegas, Mayo and the Warriors take part in the California Classic in Sacramento on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, along with the Los Angeles Lakers, Sacramento Kings and Miami Heat. Wednesday’s game is scheduled to air live at 8 p.m. on ESPNU.

Golden State is scheduled to open its summer league slate Monday, Aug. 9, against the Orlando Magic at 8 p.m., with the game airing on NBA TV. On Aug. 11, the Warriors will face the Toronto Raptors at 8 p.m. on ESPN 2. Thursday, Aug. 13, Golden State will face the Oklahoma City Thunder at 7 p.m. on ESPN 2. Sunday, Aug. 15, Mayo and the Warriors play against the New Orleans Pelicans at 9 p.m. on ESPN 2.

Should Golden State advance to the playoff round, games will be scheduled for Monday, Aug. 16, and Tuesday, Aug. 17.

Neither Mayo nor his agent Ben Pensack responded to requests for comment Tuesday.

In 2019, Mayo played for the Miami Heat in the summer league, averaging nine points per game. Following that experience, Mayo signed with the Chiba Jets of the top Japanese professional league. After playing for Chiba in the 2019-2020 season, Mayo had a breakout 2020-21 season playing for Levanga Hokkaido, also of the top Japanese league. In 55 games, Mayo averaged 21.5 points and eight rebounds per game while shooting 53 percent from the floor, including 41.8 percent from 3-point range, this past season.

“Last season I got to understand the style of play and got to know other players and teams, which has helped me competing this season. I knew what the season would be like from every aspect so I feel more mentally and physically prepared,” the 6-foot-9 Mayo said in an interview in December. “(I’m) also just trying to be more aggressive and do what I’m capable of doing.”

A four-time first team all-Ohio Valley Conference player at Eastern Kentucky, Mayo graduated in 2019 as the Colonels all-time leading scorer with 2,316 points, good for fifth in OVC history.

As a senior at Messalonskee, Mayo was Maine Gatorade Player of the Year and a Mr. Basketball finalist.

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