Nick Mayo wasn't selected last month in the 2019 National Basketball League Draft.
However, he got an opportunity to play for the Miami Heat's summer league team.
And so far, he's made an impact.
The Eastern Kentucky University graduate has appeared in five games and has helped the Heat (6-0) to an unbeaten record.
Miami defeated Orlando, 96-92, on Tuesday and will wrap up play in the Vegas League today against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Mayo finished as EKU's all--time leading scorer (2,316 points, 145th most in NCAA history). The Maine native was just the second player in Ohio Valley Conference history to be named First-Team All-OVC four times.
Mayo was in the starting lineup when the Heat opened play in the California portion of the NBA Summer League on July 1. The 6-foot-10 forward had 10 points on 4-of-9 shooting with five rebounds and four assists in a 106-79 win over the Lakers.
He saw limited action in Miami's wins over Sacramento (two points) and Golden State (five minutes -- 1 rebound).
Mayo had his best performance of the summer last Friday in a win over Team China. The forward had 20 points on 8-of-10 shooting. He was 2-of-2 from three-point range and also had three assists and three rebounds.
Mayo had nine points on 4-of-7 shooting on Sunday against the Jazz. He did not play in Tuesday's win over Orlando.
Mayo ranked second in the OVC and 10th in the country in scoring (23.7 points-per-game) during the 2018-19 season. He also led the OVC in free throw percentage (86.4%), tied for second in blocks-per-game (1.8) and ranked fourth in rebounds-per-game (8.7).
On December 15, he posted 25 points, six rebounds and five steals at Xavier. In doing so, he moved past Matt Witt to become EKU's all-time leading scorer.