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Fiat Torino lands Tyshawn Taylor

Fiat Torino lands Tyshawn Taylor

Fiat Torino (Italian Serie A) tabbed 27-year old American guard Tyshawn Taylor. He played in the summer at Guaros in Venezuelan LPB league. The last season Taylor played at Samsun (TBL) in league where in 8 games he averaged impressive 21.0ppg, 3.9rpg, 5.6apg and 1.1spg.In 2012 he was drafted by Portland Trail Blazers (NBA) in second round (41st overall). The former University of Kansas standoutis in his seventh season in pro basketball.Among other achievements his team won Big 12 Regular Season in 2009, 2010 and 2012. Taylor received also CBSSports.com NCAA Freshman All-American 3rd Team award back in 2009 at his college time.Taylor is a very experienced player. And here thanks to pro basketball he experienced life in seven different countries playing on three different continents. Taylor has played previously professionally in Israel (Maccabi Kiryat Gat), Puerto Rico (Atleticos and Indios), Russia (Dynamo Moscow), NBA (New Orleans Pelicans and Brooklyn Nets), D-League (Springfield A.), NBA G League (Maine Red Claws) and Turkey (Ankara D.S.I.).Let's have closer look into His outlook: Has outstanding quickness on the offensive and defensive ends. Puts a lot of pressure on the defense by pushing the ball up the court and attacking the rim Very quick with the ball in his hands Difficult to try to stay in front of.