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Tyshawn Taylor

N/A | Guard

Pelicans

Biography

Background

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the second round, 41st overall, by Portland and acquired by Brooklyn on draft night in exchange for cash.

PRO CAREER: 2012-13: In 38 games, averaged 2.2 points in 5.5 minutes per game … Scored in double figures two times… Led the team in assists once and steals three times (three ties)… Tailed a career-high 14 points with three assists and two steals vs. WASH 4/15… Recorded six points, four assists and three rebounds vs. DEN 2/13… Scored 12 points to go along with two rebounds and two assists at IND 2/11… Scored seven points with one assist in 20 minutes at MIL 12/26… his NBA debut, scoring two points with an assist and a steal in six minutes 11/5 vs. MIN… Has been inactive 12 times (3 - D-League assignment)… DNP – Coach’s Decision (32)… (Springfield Armor) In eight D-League games, averaged 24.6 points, 7.5 assists and 4.1 rebounds in 37.5 minutes per game.

COLLEGE CAREER: A four-year starter at KU, the winningest program in D-I during his tenure… Scored 1,580 career points, 14th-most in KU history... An AP third-team All-America and All-Big 12 first team pick as a senior... During the summer of 2009, helped U.S. win gold at the FIBA U19 World Championship, averaging 10.8 ppg. Senior (2011-12): Helped Kansas to an NCAA title game appearance and a 32-7 record… Averaged career-highs in points (16.6), assists (4.8), steals (1.33), rebounds (2.3) and three-pointers (58, .382)… Third Team All-American according to the AP, CBS Sports, ESPN News and Sporting News… Earned NCAA Men's Final Four All-Tournament Team honors…. Other laurels included: Bob Cousy Award Finalist; All-Big 12 First Team; USBWA All-District VI; and NABC All-District 8 First Team… Junior (2010-11): Averaged 9.3 points and ranked fourth in the Big 12 in assists, notching 4.6 per game... Selected as one of 20 Bob Cousy Award finalists... Freshman (2008-09): Ranked second among Big 12 freshmen in scoring (9.7 ppg), assists (3.0 apg) and steals (1.1 spg)... A CBS Sportsline Freshman All-America Third Team pick... A four-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week, the most ever for a Jayhawk…

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