HoopsHype Jeffery Taylor rumors

September 29, 2014 Updates
September 27, 2014 Updates

The Hornets issued a statement on Friday stating that they had removed Jeff Taylor, who is facing domestic violence charges, from team activities until the matter gets sorted out. “We have informed Jeffery Taylor that effective immediately he will not be participating in any team-related activities while the NBA is investigating his conduct in this matter,” the statement said. “As an organization, we understand and appreciate the seriousness of this matter, and will assist the NBA and law enforcement in any way we can until this comes to an acceptable resolution. We have spoken with Jeffery and his representatives and they fully understand our position.” NBCSports.com

September 26, 2014 Updates

Rick Bonnell: Players union issues statement on Jeff Taylor situation: Says fine for him to be away from team if no "disciplinary" action taken. That sounds like union expects Hornets to continue paying Taylor's salary. I'm told Hornets already planned to do so. Twitter @rick_bonnell

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor has been arrested in Michigan on domestic assault charges, according to East Lansing Police. The police department said in a release Thursday that the 25-year-old Taylor was charged with one count of domestic assault, one count of assault and one count of malicious destruction of property. His bond was set at $5,000. New York Daily News

September 25, 2014 Updates
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September 20, 2014 Updates

Taylor injured himself Dec. 20 and he was given the option to put off surgery until after the holidays. That’s not Taylor’s way; he had the tendon reattached Dec. 22. He spent Christmas and New Year’s in a cast, followed by a boot, followed by a corrective shoe. It’s the first time he was ever seriously injured, and the experience was enlightening. “It’s been a long road,” Taylor said. “With an Achilles injury, you have to be really patient – slowly getting back all your strength, back to what you were.” Charlotte Observer

July 1, 2014 Updates

Brian Windhorst: Charlotte Hornets also guaranteed 915K deal for forward Jeff Taylor, who ruptured his Achilles tendon in December. Twitter @WindhorstESPN

March 27, 2014 Updates

Sweden will be without Detroit Pistons’ Jonas Jerebko for this summer’s Eurobasket Qualifiers as he as chosen to concentrate on the next NBA season instead. The national team’s cause is not helped with the news that Charlotte Bobcats forward Jeffery Taylor is also unlikely to feature due to an Achilles injury that he suffered against Jerebko’s Pistons just before Christmas. TalkBasket

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