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Summer Sessions: Jermaine Taylor on Chasing His NBA Dream

Black & Gold Banneret Podcast: Summer Sessions

Jermaine Taylor (Photo Courtesy: Jermaine Taylor)
Jermaine Taylor (Photo Courtesy: Jermaine Taylor)

Welcome back for our second edition of our Black & Gold Banneret Podcast Summer Sessions. On our second Summer Session, we welcome UCF Basketball's all-time leading scorer in the Division I era, Jermaine Taylor.

Jermaine spent last year with the Salt Lake City Stars of the NBA Developmental League, and he discusses his time at UCF, his fight to get back to the NBA, and his recovery from a knee injury that threatened his career. He also shares some of the challenges he's faced in chasing his professional dream.

Check out Jermaine's stats from his NBA and NBA D-League careers here. Follow Jermaine on Twitter at @jtaylor8ball.

Here's a look at some of Jermaine's best highlights from this past season:

Here's Jermaine's 30-point performance against the Texas Legends last November:

And here's his 29-point outburst against the Austin Spurs in March:

And, of course, here's a highlight reel from Jermaine's days at UCF:

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