Vince Taylor
Taylor in 2009 as Minnesota assistant coach.
UCF Knights
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueAmerican Athletic Conference
Personal information
Born (1960-09-11) September 11, 1960 (age 61)
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High schoolTates Creek
(Lexington, Kentucky)
CollegeDuke (1978–1982)
NBA draft1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Playing career1982–1997
PositionShooting guard
Coaching career1997–present
Career history
As player:
1982–1983New York Knicks
1983–1984Wisconsin Flyers
1984–1986Lega Basket Serie A
1992–1997Gent Hawks
As coach:
1997–1998Pittsburgh (assistant)
1998Wyoming (assistant)
1999–2005Louisville (assistant)
20052007Minnesota Timberwolves (assistant)
2007–2013Minnesota (assistant)
2013–2016Texas Tech (assistant)
2017–presentUCF (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points95 (3.1 ppg)
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at
Stats at

Vincent Caldwell Taylor (born September 11, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player who competed in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for one season and is the former assistant coach at Texas Tech University. He played college basketball at Duke, and in the NBA played for the New York Knicks.[1] Taylor also played briefly in the Continental Basketball Association for the Wisconsin Flyers.[2] Taylor had a successful basketball career in Europe, playing a total 13 seasons on European teams in Italy (1984–86), France (1986–92), and Belgium (1992–97).[3]


  1. ^ "Vince Taylor statistics". Sports Reference, LLC.
  2. ^ 1984–85 CBA Official Guide and Register, 252
  3. ^ "2019–20 Men's Basketball Roster".