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Charlotte Hornets
Position
F
 
Jersey
44
Name  Jeff Taylor
Born  5/23/1989
Height  6-7
Weight  225
College  Vanderbilt
Cold4/3/2015 10:43:00 AM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor should get another start for the injured Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, but isn't fantasy worthy.
Insight: The youngster is averaging just 5.3 ppg, 3.7 rpg in 25 minutes over the past three games.
 
3/30/2015 11:10:00 AM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor got the start Saturday for the injured Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, but again didn't do anything to excite fantasy owners.
Insight: Taylor got the start in his place and played 27 minutes on Saturday. He scored nine points with a pair of rebounds and assists. Not really fantasy worthy, but coach Steve Clifford did praise his effort.
 
2/10/2015 11:21:00 AM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor got the start Sunday for the injured Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, but didn't do anything to excite fantasy owners.
Insight: Taylor scored six points and pulled down two rebounds in 22 minutes in his first start of the season. In 38 career starts he's yet to prove fantasy worthy. Keep looking.
 
11/28/2014 11:12:00 AM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor will be eligible to return on Jan. 5 against Boston.
Insight: Taylor is serving a 24-game suspension for his involvement in a domestic violence case. In his first two seasons he was not fantasy worthy and was buried too deep on the depth chart to be of value in 2014-15 as well.
 
12/21/2013 10:53:00 AM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor suffered a right Achilles injury during Friday's game and is questionable for Saturday's game against Utah.
Insight: The swingman has started seven of Charlotte's eight games since Michael Kidd-Gilchrist broke his hand (Taylor missed a game with a left heel contusion during that timeframe), but he hasn't scored in double figures in his last six.
 
12/20/2013 8:25:00 PM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor suffered a right Achilles injury during Friday's game and will not return, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer.
Insight: Taylor will undergo tests Saturday. The swingman has started seven of Charlotte's eight games since Michael Kidd-Gilchrist broke his hand (Taylor missed a game with a left heel contusion during that timeframe), but he hasn't scored in double figures in his last six.
 
12/11/2013 6:50:00 PM
Description: Bobcats G/F Jeff Taylor will make his return from a heel injury Wednesday against Orlando. SOURCE: Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer
Insight: He only had to sit out one game. Taylor has averaged just over 24 minutes per game this season but he should see more time while Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is out with a broken hand.
 
12/11/2013 11:44:00 AM
Description: Charlotte coach Steve Clifford said G/F Jeff Taylor (heel) "should be good to go" Wednesday against the Magic, according to nba.com/bobcats.
Insight: Taylor started Friday with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out with a fractured hand, played 37 minutes and had 20 points but had to sit out Monday.
 
12/9/2013 5:05:00 PM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor (heel) will miss Monday's game, according to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer.
Insight: Taylor started Friday with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out with a fractured hand, played 37 minutes and had 20 points. Anthony Tolliver will get the start at small forward Monday.
 
12/9/2013 10:42:00 AM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor is questionable for Monday's game against Golden State due to a heel injury.
Insight: Taylor (8.6 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 0.8 apg) has been starting at small forward in place of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. If he can't go, the Bobcats may be forced to use Gerald Henderson or James Southerland at the three.
 
12/8/2013 1:53:00 PM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor was barely able to practice on Sunday. He might not play Monday against Golden State. SOURCE: Rick Bonnell, Charlotte Observer
Insight: Apparently it's a heel injury. Taylor has been starting at small forward in place of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. If he can't go, the Bobcats may be forced to use Gerald Henderson or Syracuse rookie James Southerland at the three.
 
12/6/2013 9:46:00 PM
Description: Jeff Taylor led the Bobcats to a win Friday against Philadelphia with a team-high 20 points, eight rebounds, two threes, one steal and one block.
Insight: Taylor has taken over for Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as the starting small forward after Gilchrist suffered a fractured hand on Tuesday.
 
11/28/2013 11:12:00 AM
Description: Charlotte G/F Jeff Taylor will be eligible to return on Jan. 5 against Boston.
Insight: Taylor is serving a 24-game suspension for his involvement in a domestic violence case. In his first two seasons he was not fantasy worthy and was buried too deep on the depth chart to be of value in 2014-15 as well.
 
4/3/2013 6:17:00 PM
Description: Charlotte swingman Jeff Taylor won't be in action Wednesday against Philadelphia.
Insight: Taylor (6.1 ppg) has been dealing with soreness in his right foot. Former UConn stars Ben Gordon (11.7 ppg) and Jeff Adrien (4.1 ppg) should both see a decent amount of playing time in Taylor's absence.
 
12/13/2012 10:19:00 PM
Description: Bobcats rookie G/F Jeffery Taylor scored 12 points on 3-of-6 shooting Thursday, his highest point total in seven games this month.
Insight: Taylor has held onto his starting job so far despite Gerald Henderson returning but he's been ineffective, shooting just 31 percent from the field and .067 from 3-point range in the six games prior to Thursday. We expect Henderson to assume the starting role at some point, rendering Taylor useless in fantasy circles.
 
11/30/2012 9:28:00 PM
Description: Bobcats rookie G/F Jeff Taylor had 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting Friday against Philadelphia.
Insight: Taylor has started 13 straight games in place of the injured Gerald Henderson. While he has scored in double figures in six of his last seven games, Henderson is nearing a return and will likely send Taylor back to obscurity.
 
11/24/2012 10:37:00 PM
Description: Bobcats rookie G/F Jeff Taylor has scored at least 10 points in four straight games.
Insight: Taylor has started the last 10 games for Charlotte in place of injured SG Gerald Henderson. The 6-foot-7 Vanderbilt product has made 7-of-13 from 3-point land in his last four contests.
 

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