The Swedish forward gives the Whites intensity, defensive assuredness and athletic ability. He spent three season's in the NBA with the Charlotte Hornets before joining Real Madrid. His best season in the American league came in the 2013-14 campaign, when he averaged 8 points and 2.3 rebounds over the course of 26 games.
The son of the former NBA player Jeff Taylor, who had spells with the Detroit Pistons and the Houston Rockets, Taylor made a name for himself at Vanderbilt University, where he became one of the stars of the team.
The Real Madrid forward made his debut with the Swedish national team in the 2013 Eurobasket, in a game against Slovenia. He was the team's best player during the championship, averaging 21.2 points and 4.6 rebounds over 5 games.