HoopsHype Jeffery Taylor rumors

October 8, 2014 Updates

A pretrial hearing on domestic assault and other charges filed against Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor was adjourned Wednesday for three weeks. Taylor, 25, is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, who is a Michigan State University student, as well as an employee of the Marriott Hotel in East Lansing on Sept. 25. Court documents allege Taylor also caused between $200 and $1,000 in damage to hotel property. USA Today Sports

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor is expected to attend a pre-trial court hearing in Michigan on domestic assault and other charges. Taylor is scheduled to appear Wednesday morning in East Lansing District Court for the hearing, a week before jury selection is set to take place. Taylor has been charged with domestic assault, assault and malicious destruction of property stemming from a Sept. 25 incident at the East Lansing Marriott at University Place. USA Today Sports

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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

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