Brian Taylor '84 scored 1,239 points in just two seasons at Princeton in the era before freshman eligibility and before departing for professional basketball. A two-time first-team All-Ivy Leaguer and the 1971 Ivy League Rookie of the Year, Taylor was selected by both the Seattle SuperSonics of the NBA and the New York Nets of the ABA. He joined the Nets and earned ABA Rookie of the Year honors in 1973 before helping the Nets to ABA titles in 1974 and 1976. He went on to play in the NBA for the San Diego Clippers, Kansas City Kings and Denver Nuggets as part of a 10-season ABA/NBA career.
1:05: On growing up in Perth Amboy, N.J.
12:07: On choosing Princeton
18:35: On acclimating to Princeton
26:10: On choosing to return to Princeton after his ABA/NBA career
31:17: On going to the ABA and post-college life
47:33: On today's NBA
49:07: On the 3-point shot
53:50: On his nickname "BT Express"
55:51: On Julius Erving
57:00: On the definition of Princeton basketball
59:35: On life after basketball
73:55: On Pete Carril's impact
Opening sequence courtesy bensounds.com & ESPN.