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Jeff Taylor | Guard/Forward

Team: Charlotte Hornets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/23/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 225
College: Vanderbilt
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Jeff Taylor scored a season-high nine points against the Wolves on Monday with two rebounds and two 3-pointers in seven minutes.
He came on in garbage time for his first minutes since in his last three games. Taylor won't have much fantasy value this season. Jan 19 - 4:52 PM

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Jeff Taylor was recalled from the NBA D-League on Friday.

He will be available to play against the Knicks on Saturday but he likely won't be in the rotation even with Lance Stephenson (hip) sidelined. Leave Taylor on the wire.
Jan 10 - 9:01 AM

Jeff Taylor has been sent down for a D-League stint.

Taylor is not a part of the Hornets' rotation, and he can remain on the waiver wire in all leagues.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 04:35:00 PM

Jeff Taylor made his season debut on Saturday, but failed to register a stat in three minutes.

To be fair, it is hard to impress in just three minutes, but it is clear that Taylor won't be in the rotation soon. Leave him on the waiver wire.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 10:19:00 PM

Jeff Taylor is active to face the 76ers on Friday.

It will be his first game on the active list since being suspended for 24 games. His suspension ended on Wednesday and he was inactive. Taylor might get some run with Lance Stephenson (hip) out. He can be left on the wire in most leagues.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 04:28:00 PM

Jeff Taylor will be inactive on Wednesday.

His 24-game suspension ended today. Interestingly, commissioner Adam Silver is in attendance for the Suns at Hornets game. Taylor has no fantasy value.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 05:36:00 PM

Jeff Taylor's 24-game suspension for his involvement in a domestic violence case ended on Monday, but the Hornets don't plan on activating him immediately.

Head coach Steve Clifford said he doesn't want to use one of the 13 active roster spots on Taylor until it is clear that he'll play ahead of one of the other wings in the rotation, so it could be a while until we see Taylor as the Hornets are deep on the wing. Taylor can safely be left on waiver wires as it's unlikely he'll be a rotation player for the Hornets this season.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 11:57:00 AM

Despite the NBPA's willingness, Jeff Taylor will reportedly not appeal his 24-game suspension for his involvement in a domestic violence case.

There would probably be more blowback than it's worth if he went through with the appeal, so Taylor will go ahead and just take the suspension. He doesn't figure to be a rotation player for the Hornets this season, and can be safely left on the wire in all formats.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 02:27:00 PM

The NBPA is set to file an appeal on Jeff Taylor's 24-game suspension for his involvement in a domestic violence case.

The NBPA is stating that Taylor's suspension is "excessive, without precedent and a violation of the CBA." However, the decision to actually file the appeal will be Taylor's. Stay tuned.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 04:37:00 PM

Jeff Taylor has been suspended 24 games without pay for his involvement in a domestic violence case.

"This suspension is necessary to protect the interests of the NBA and the public's confidence in it,"commissioner Adam Silver said. The Hornets are not playing Taylor and the games missed will count towards the suspension.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 04:58:00 PM

Jeff Taylor pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge in Michigan.

It is a misdemeanor and he faces as many as 93 days in jail. Taylor is unlikely to be with the Hornets, but the team has not made an announcement yet.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 05:24:00 PM

Jeff Taylor's pre-trial hearing on charges including domestic assault has been moved to Oct. 29, the same day the Hornets play their season opener.

Taylor has been barred from team activities since charges were filed and he may face a suspension from the league if he admits guilt or is found guilty during the legal process.
Source: USA Today
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 02:51:00 AM

Jeff Taylor is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Tuesday in Michigan, where he faces multiple charges including assault and battery, domestic assault and malicious destruction of property.

The Hornets have suspended Taylor from team activities while the legal process plays out, but so far neither the team nor the league have handed down fines or suspensions.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 03:42:00 PM

General manager Rich Cho said on Monday the team was compelled to react quickly to Jeff Taylor's Thursday arrest.

"We felt as an organization we it was important to react decisively and quickly. It was an organizational decision," Cho said at a news conference. "We worked with the NBA throughout this whole process."We take domestic violence as a very serious matter."
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 11:09:00 AM

NBPA executive director Michele Roberts warns team and league against taking hasty action Jeff Taylor's case.

"Jeffrey and his lawyers have determined that it is in Jeffrey's best interest to focus on resolving this matter as expeditiously as possible before returning to the team. We accept and support that decision," Roberts said in a statement. "However, our expectation is that no disciplinary action should or would be taken by the team or the league going forward, prior to objective deliberation and full consideration of the facts in this matter."
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 11:10:00 PM

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PG1Kemba Walker
2Brian Roberts
3Jannero Pargo
SG1Lance Stephenson
2Gerald Henderson
3Gary Neal
4P.J. Hairston
SF1Michael Kidd-Gilchrist
2Jeff Taylor
PF1Cody Zeller
2Marvin Williams
3Noah Vonleh
C1Al Jefferson
2Bismack Biyombo
3Jason Maxiell