Knicks scouts brought Taylor Jr. in for another workout just this past week, and reportedly loved what they saw yet again. Addressing his client’s prospects for the upcoming season, BJ Bass of RBA Sports said, “There are a few NBA teams that have Tony on their short list for veteran’s camp, including the Knicks, Magic, Celtics, Heat, Pacers, and Lakers. There are also about half a dozen D-League teams that want him as their starting point guard.”
Though Taylor Jr. garnered early comparisons to the likes of Chauncey Billups and other strong point guards. NBA executives are beginning to compare him, even more favorably, as he continues to impress. A certain Hall of Fame playmaker comes to mind.
“The more I’ve watched Tony develop since GWU, the more he reminds me of Isiah Thomas. I’m not afraid to say it,” Bass added. “Close your eyes and picture him in a pair of Pistons’ blue shorts during his highlight reel and tell me I’m crazy.”
If you know anything about Tony Taylor’s game, feel free to drop us a comment. I couldn’t find one scouting report on the guy.
Regarding the agent’s comparison to Isiah Thomas… every time I close my eyes and picture Zeke, he’s doing this: