Taurean Prince Celebrity Life
Taurean Prince was born on the 22nd of March 1994. He is an American Basketball player who is currently playing for the NBA team the Brooklyn Nets.
High school career
Prince did his high schooling in Earl Warren High School where he played for three seasons. Jim Weaver was the head coach at that time. During his senior year, he led his team to the state semi-finals.
Prince had originally planned on joining the LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds. However, the college made some changes in their coaching program which did not please him. So, joined the Baylor Bears. During his freshman year, he played 24 games. His points per game were 3.7 while his rebounds per game were 2.2.
During the 24 games, he on average played 6.4 minutes per game. Prince got a place in the Honor Roll of the Big 12 Conference Commissioner in the spring before his sophomore year started.
Prince won the Big 12 Sixth Man Award thanks to his 6.2 points per game average, his 2.8 rebounds per game. Also, he participated in all the 38 games of Baylor games. He played an average of 14.2 minutes per game. The Big 12 also awarded him the all-conference awards.
When Prince was entering his fourth season of the Basketball, he was tipped to become the Player of the year of the Big 12 for the 2015-16 season.
Utah Jazz selected Taurean Prince on the 23rd of June 2016 during the 2016 NBA Draft. His position during the draft was 12th. However, on the 7th of July 2016, the Jazz traded him to the Atlanta Hawks. This was a part of a three-team deal. The third team Indiana Pacers. He signed with the Hawks on the 15th of July 2016. They had offered him rookie scale contacts.
On the 11th of March 2017, Prince scored that season-best of 17 points. This happened in the winning game against the Memphis Grizzlies(107-90). He scored his career-high score of 20 points on the 6th of April 2017, in a winning game against the Boston Celtics (123-116). Prince scored 11 points in Hawks game against the Washington Wizards.
This game was the fourth in the first round playoffs against the Wizards. This made him the first Hawk player to score double digits in his first four playoff games. Pete Maravich was the only other player to do so.
Maravich achieved this feat in 1971. That year he scored double-digit for five straight games. During the rookie year, he worked with the Long Island Nets on multiple assignments.
Prince got his career-high score of 23 points on the 12th of December 2017 against the Cleveland Cavaliers (124-114). On the 15th of December, he shot five 3-point shots in a losing game against the Grizzlies(96-94). This number of 3-pointer shots was the highest in his career.
He scored his career-high score of 30 points in a losing game against the Toronto Raptors(101-98). Prince produced another five 3-pointer shots in a game and increased the number of games with at least one 3-point shot to 17.
He reached a new career-high of 31 points on the 2nd of February 2018 in loss game against the Celtics(119-110). On the 11th of March 2018, he scored 38 points in a losing game against the Chicago Bulls(129-122). This score became his new career-high.
He repeated the feat in another losing game against the Milwaukee Bucks(122-117). During the win against the Celtics(112-106) on the 8th of April, he shot seven 3-pointer shots and scored 33 points.
On the 19th of October 2018, Prince scored 28 points which were his season-high score against the Grizzlies. He suffered from a sprain in his left ankle that forced him to skip 18 games. On the 13th of January 2019 did he return to play against the Bucks.
The Hawks traded him along with a 2021 second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets. They did this to gain rights to Allen Crabbe along with rights to Nickeil Alexander-Walker. The Hawks got draft rights to a player picked by the Nets during the first round of a protected 2020.
Prince signed a 29 million dollar two-year contract with the Nets on the 21st of October 2019.
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