Shawn Taggart

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Shawn Taggart
Free agent
Position Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1985-03-26) March 26, 1985 (age 32)
Richmond, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 229 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school Mount Zion Christian Academy
(Durham, North Carolina)
College
NBA draft 2009 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Ironi Nahariya
2010 Cáceres Ciudad del Baloncesto
2010 Henan Jiyuan
2010 CB Murcia
2011 Shanxi Zhongyu
2011–2012 Tenis E.Dagcilik Istanbul
2012 Springfield Armor
2013 Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2013–2016 Al Jaysh
2016 GlobalPort Batang Pier
2017 Rain or Shine Elasto Painters

Shawn Larell Taggart (born March 26, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

As a junior power forward/center for the Memphis Tigers he averaged 10.4 PPG and 7.6 RPG in the 2008-09 season. He was a member of the team as a sophomore when the Tigers went to the NCAA National Championship in 2008, which they lost in overtime to the Kansas Jayhawks.

Taggart signed an agent for the NBA draft, but went undrafted. Taggart competed in the 2009 NBA Summer League with the Toronto Raptors.[1]

On November 6, 2012, Taggart joined the Springfield Armor.[2] On January 7, 2013, he was traded to the Santa Cruz Warriors in exchange for Paul Carter.[3][4] He was then waived by the Warriors on January 8.[5]

In March 2016, Taggart was signed as the new import for GlobalPort Batang Pier of the Philippine Basketball Association in the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup, replacing Calvin Walner.[6]

On March 2017, he was signed by the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters as their import for the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup.[7]

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