Vince Taylor (basketball)

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Vince Taylor
Vince Taylor in 2009 with Minnesota basketball.jpg
Taylor in 2009 as Minnesota assistant coach.
Personal information
Born (1960-09-11)September 11, 1960
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school Tates Creek (Lexington, Kentucky)
College Duke (1978–1982)
NBA draft 1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career 1982–1997
Position Forward
Number 8
Coaching career 1997–present
Career history
As player:
1982–1983 New York Knicks
1983–1984 Wisconsin Flyers (CBA)
1984–1986 Lega Basket Serie A (Italy)
1986–1989 Avignon (France)
1989–1990 Nancy (France)
1992–1997 Gent (Belgium)
As coach:
1997–1998 Pittsburgh (asst.)
1998 Wyoming (asst.)
1999–2005 Louisville (asst.)
20052007 Minnesota Timberwolves (asst.)
2007–2013 Minnesota (asst.)
2013–2016 Texas Tech (asst.)
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (1982)
Career statistics
Points 95 (3.1 ppg)
Stats at

Vincent Caldwell Taylor (September 11, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player who competed in the NBA for one season and is the former assistant coach at Texas Tech University. He played college basketball at Duke, and in the NBA played for the New York Knicks.[1] Taylor also played briefly in the Continental Basketball Association for the Wisconsin Flyers.[2] Taylor had a successful basketball career in Europe, playing a total 13 seasons on European teams in Italy (1984–86), France (1986–92), and Belgium (1992–97).[3]


  1. ^ "Vince Taylor statistics". Sports Reference, LLC. 
  2. ^ 1984-85 CBA Official Guide and Register, 252
  3. ^

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