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Taurean Prince - SF, 6'8, 220
Atlanta Hawks - Drafted 12th in 2016, rights acquired July 2016
       Date of birth: 08/22/1994
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 12th pick, 2016
     Out of: Baylor
  NBA Experience: 1 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
2016 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 12th overall by Utah.
7th July, 2016 NBA As a part of a three team deal, draft rights traded by Utah to Atlanta in exchange for George Hill from Indiana.
14th July, 2016 NBA Signed four year, $10,749,666 rookie scale contract with Atlanta. Included team options for 2018/19 and 2019/20.
29th December, 2016 D-League Assigned by Atlanta to Long Island Nets of the D-League.
6th January, 2017 D-League Recalled by Atlanta from Long Island Nets of the D-League.
3rd February, 2017 D-League Assigned by Atlanta to Long Island Nets of the D-League.
4th February, 2017 D-League Recalled by Atlanta from Long Island Nets of the D-League.
When: Where:
2012 - 2016 Baylor (NCAA)
June 2016 - present Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Taurean Prince
SF, 6’8, 220lbs, 23 years old, 1 year of experience

Excellent end to his rookie season in which he became not only the fifth starter, but an impactful one. Showed a strong understand of his strengths and his role, a developed body, spot-up shooting, occasional post play and a high IQ, Prince excelled defensively, with a team best defensive rating, strength, guile and reads. He shone on both ends while barely taking a dribble beyond the free throw line extended and looks to be a fine starter down the road. He has won Thabo’s role.

Player Plan: Three years on rookie scale deal remaining for a combined circa $10.4 million, which represents tremendous value. Keep.

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 1st November 2017
2017-11-01

Another regular star on this list, Prince is a productive two-way big minute starting small forward available for the price of a twelfth man. This won’t be the case for too much longer, so take advantage now.

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 26th October 2017
2017-10-26

Just like he did to end last season, Prince is starting at small forward for the Hawks and providing consistent and quality if unspectacular stat lines every night. On the season, he is averaging 13.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.3 steals per game, shooting very well from three and taking what the defence gives him. By virtue of his playing style, Prince is largely the beneficiary of a moving ball and good team offence, so with star point guard Dennis Schroder out tonight, it could be the case that Prince gets less makeable offensive looks. Then again, someone must make up for the volume of shots that an absent Schroder will not be taking, and, as a decent offensive option on a team that does not have many, Prince might be one of them too. Either way, the cost is tiny, and the production is valuable.

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 5th November 2017
2017-11-05

Prince makes this list every day he plays a game. He starts every night, plays 30.8 minutes per game, records averages of 14.0 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, adds 2.1 assists and 1.3 steals to with that, and costs almost the fantasy minimum price. Why ever would he not feature?

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 6th November 2017
2017-11-06

We will keep picking Prince until that price skyrockets. Picked on this list last night, Prince returned another 17 points, 5 rebounds and 26.5 fantasy points. He is productive, consistent, and consistently productive. And all the while cheap.

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