Euro-League contenders Real Madrid has reached a one-year agreement with former Charlotte Hornets’ forward Jeffery Taylor on Thursday, according to sources.
Taylor’s contract with the Spanish powerhouse is worth over $900,000, sources revealed. Defending Euro-League Champions Real Madrid was eager to close in on a negotiation with free agent Taylor.
Taylor, a No 31 overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, was continuously making progress with Real Madrid over the past few days. Earlier, he rejected a two-year offer from Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
Featuring for Charlotte Hornets last season, Taylor averaged 4.4 points and 1.3 rebounds in 14.8 minutes per game. The 6-foot-7 forward played throughout his NBA career, spanning 3 years for the Hornets. He has a career average of 6.1 points and two rebounds per game in NBA. Prior to this in Vanderbilt University, Taylor scripted an outstanding collegiate career.