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Shawn Taggart

Nationality: USA

Height: 208 cm

Weight: 104kg

Position: Center

College: Memphis (2009- Starting Five)

Last Team: Al Wakrah (Qatar)

Previous Countries he played: Ukraine, China, USA (NBA Summer League & NBA G-League), Phillipines, Dominican Republic, Turkey.


Outlook: Long, lanky Forward/Center with a great deal of upside. His length and agility makes him very unique playing on the post . Highly versatile. He has a vast array of offensive abilities, especially impressive considering his size: Taggart has a tremendous handle and gets to the basket extremely well off the bounce. A smooth athlete with great foot speed . Runs the floor like a deer and has amazing fluidity. Really makes a difficult match up as he’s able to use his great length on both ends of the floor. Scores very well around the basket with a wide array of hooks and finger rolls. Remarkable effectiveness through all his career . Has really developed season in, season out  and he dominates on a regular basis . Causes mayhem crashing the glass, often following teammates shots with highlight one handed finishes. Also shows solid vision and playmaking ability for teammates. Has a lot of defensive potential. Blocks a ton of shots  due to his length, timing and explosiveness. 


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