CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Bobcats’ player introductions begins like so many in the NBA: The lights turn off, music blasts over the stereo while the scoreboard lights up with emphatic dunks and blocks. Then, as the music dulls, the PA announcer’s voice begins to boom over the music introducing the first four starters.That’s when the deviation comes in, though, as the baritone echoes throughout the arena: “And finally, the steal of the second round … 6-foot-7 shooting guard Jeff Taylor!”The light shines down on Taylor, the only second-round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft to have started 10 or more games — he’s one of only 10 rookies overall to have done so this season — and for a couple seconds he’s the center of attention, a position contrary to his personality and desires. It’s his humility and workman-like attitude that have already endeared him to head coach Mike Dunlap.“Oh my gosh, [Taylor] is one of the most quiet people I’ve met in my life,” said Gerald Henderson, one of Taylor’s best friends on the team. “He just keeps to himself, says, ‘Hi’ and ‘Bye,’ gets his extra work in and that’s just who he is. Just a great… Read full this story
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