Despite union’s willingness, Charlotte’s Jeff Taylor will not appeal 24 game suspension for domestic incident, league sources told Yahoo.
Covers.com "The National Basketball Players Association is prepared to appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension of Charlotte Hornets foward Jeffery Taylor, NBPA executive director Michele Roberts said Thursday. Roberts called the suspension handed down by commissioner Adam Silver excessive and in violation of..." November 21
Hoops Rumors "The NBA has suspended Hornets forward Jeff Taylor for 24 games, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports (Twitter link). This suspension is in response to Taylor pleading guilty on charges of domestic violence and malicious destruction of property." November 19
To clarify, Hornets Jeff Taylor wasn't technically suspended, but has been on paid leave from the team while case progressed.
Charlotte Observer "Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence and malicious destruction of property on Wednesday, according to court records and multiple media reports. It wasn’t immediately clear what impact the plea would have on Taylor’s playing career. The plea came..." October 29
Hornets forward Jeff Taylor is scheduled for a preliminary hearing tomorrow in Michigan on domestic assault and other charges.
Lansing State Journal "Charlotte Hornets player Jeff Taylor is accused of assaulting his girlfriend and a hotel employee in East Lansing and damaging hotel property, court records show. Taylor, 25, was charged Thursday in 54B District Court with domestic violence, assault and battery, and malicious destruction of a..." September 27
CBS Sports "The Charlotte Hornets announced Friday that forward Jeff Taylor has been removed from team activities while the NBA investigates the charges that have been brought against Taylor involving a domestic violence incident at a hotel in Michigan. From the Hornets: "We have informed Jeffery Taylor..." September 26
USA Today "A 25-year-old member of the Charlotte Hornets has been charged in connection with a domestic assault incident at an East Lansing hotel. Jeffery Matthew Taylor was charged Thursday with one count of domestic assault, one count of assault and one count of malicious destruction of property in 54B..." September 26
Inside Hoops "Charlotte Bobcats forward Jeff Taylor underwent successful surgery today to repair the rupture in his right Achilles tendon that he suffered in Friday’s game at Detroit. The surgery was performed by foot specialist Dr. Bob Anderson. Following four weeks of non-weight bearing, Taylor will begin..." December 23
Charlotte Observer "The Charlotte Bobcats have lost small forward Jeff Taylor for the season after he suffered a rupture of his right Achilles tendon, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to the Observer. Taylor, in his second NBA season, was averaging 8.3 points and 2.4 rebounds. He became a starter..." December 21
Taylor has a right Achilles injury .. will undergo further testing in Charlotte.
Charlotte Observer "Jeff Taylor had a better summer league than Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Taylor had a better preseason than Kidd-Gilchrist. Would it be any surprise if Taylor has a better regular season than Kidd-Gilchrist? The Charlotte Bobcats devoted their 2012 draft to the small forward position. They chose..." October 28
Charlotte Observer "In the NBA, minutes are a commodity. Saturday night rookie Jeff Taylor provided return on investment. Charlotte Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap promised Friday to find Taylor more minutes. Saturday Taylor got 33, the most he’s played since mid-December, and he responded with a career-high 18 points..." February 24