Jeffrey Matthew Taylor (33 years old and 2.01 m) had to leave last year after seven seasons at Real Madrid, The white team announced on June 25 that it no longer has one of the pillars of the Lasso era from 2015 to 2022, an elite defender who closed his golden era at the club with a remarkable record: One Euroleague and one Intercontinental, three Copas del Rey and four leagues and Super Cups.
His new destination was long in coming. But it came. On December 23, the Swedish forward, with a US passport, joined the BC Wolves until the end of this season.A team formed to play in the Lithuanian league in the summer of 2022 under the command of Rimas Kurtinaitis.
Nearly six months of strike hasn’t affected Taylor, who has done wonders with an average of 2 in his first three matches0.6 points (38.1% from triples) and 4.3 rebounds for 30 efficiency! A contribution that has brought the Wolves two more wins in the LKL, against Rytas (76–88) and Uniclub Casino-Juventus (81–86) to finish in third place with an 11–5 record and one loss, Citadelle KMT In (King Mindaugas Cup), against Zalgiris (95-79).
Against Ratas, Taylor shot 20 for a PIR of 18 (38% from three) and up to 7 sacks, while against Juventus it was 21 (17%) and 3 for 16. and a fight with Madrid, reaching 21 (57%) and 3 for 26.
Fantastic figures… and if we compare them with the ones he left behind in the white team, it would be surprising. In the ACB, the Swede averaged 5.7 points (42.3% from the perimeter) and 1.6 rebounds for an efficiency of 4.4., Traced a script from Euroleague approx: 4.6 points (37.3%) and 1.7 captures for 3.5 evaluation. Taylor is sweet.