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Brian Taylor (basketball)


Brian Taylor (basketball)

Brian Taylor
Personal information
Born (1951-06-09) June 9, 1951
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Perth Amboy
(Perth Amboy, New Jersey)
College Princeton (1970–1972)
NBA draft 1972 / Round: 2 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Pro career 1972–1982
Position Guard
Number 14
Career history
19721976 New York Nets (ABA)
1976–1977 Kansas City Kings
1977–1978 Denver Nuggets
19781982 San Diego Clippers
Career highlights and awards
Career ABA and NBA statistics
Points 7,868 (13.1 ppg)
Assists 2,478 (4.1 apg)
Steals 1,106 (2.1 spg)
Stats at

Brian Dwight Taylor (born June 9, 1951) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'2" guard from Princeton University, he was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the second round of the 1972 NBA Draft. However, he began his professional career with the New York Nets of the American Basketball Association, for whom he played four seasons, appearing in two ABA All-Star Games. He joined the NBA as a member of the Kansas City Kings in 1976, and he averaged a career-high 17 points per game in 1976-77. He also played for the Denver Nuggets and San Diego Clippers, before retiring in 1982 with 7,868 career points. His son, Bryce, played guard for the Oregon Ducks.

Taylor graduated from Perth Amboy High School in 1969.[1]

In 2012, Great Hearts Academies hired Taylor to be the Executive Director of Teleos Preparatory Academy in Phoenix, Arizona.[2]


  1. ^ "THE ULTIMATE NEW JERSEY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK: T-Z AND ALSO...", The Star-Ledger, June 27, 1999. Accessed August 4, 2007.
  2. ^ Angela Gonzales. "Brian Taylor to head Teleos Preparatory Academy in Phoenix". Phoenix Business Journal. May 1, 2012. Retrieved on August 19, 2012.

External links

  • Career Stats
  • Datos y curiosidades sobre Brian Taylor en espanol
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