Johnny Taylor (basketball)

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Johnny Taylor
Personal information
Born (1974-06-04) June 4, 1974 (age 44)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 231 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school Howard School of Academics and Technology
(Chattanooga, Tennessee)
NBA draft 1997 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall
Selected by the Orlando Magic
Playing career 1997–2012
Position Forward
Number 17, 23
Career history
19971999 Orlando Magic
19992000 Denver Nuggets
2000 Orlando Magic
2000–2001 Adecco Milano
2002 Santa Lucia Realty
2002 Roanoke Dazzle
2002–2003 Lokomotiv-Kuban
2003–2005 Triumph Lyubertsy
2005 Busan KT Sonicboom
2005–2006 Etosa Alicante
2006 Blue Stars
2006–2007 Dexia Mons-Hainaut
2007–2008 Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins
2008–2010 Al-Ahli
2010–2011 Al-Ahli
2012 Al-Ahli
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Johnny Antonio Taylor (born June 4, 1974) in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is the Player Development Coach for the VCU Men's Basketball team in Richmond, Virginia. Before his coaching career, Taylor played college basketball at the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, earning So-Con Player of the Year Honors in 1997. Taylor went on to be the 17th overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft, playing for the Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls, and Portland Trailblazers during his NBA tenure. In 2000, Taylor continued his professional career overseas, playing with teams in Italy, Philippines, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Lebanon, Belgium, Japan, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates until he retired in 2012.


External links

  • Official player profile
  • NBA stats @
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