Former Boulder High standout boys basketball player Landon Taliaferro, who spent last year playing in Europe after having graduated from Division-I Fairfield University, has been selected as a prospect player in the 2021 NBA G League draft held Saturday.
Taliaferro was selected as the second pick in the third of three rounds in the draft by the College Park Skyhawks, the G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks. The shooting gaurd spent the 2020-21 season playing for KB Kalaja Prizren in Kosovo and Amicale Steinsel in Luxembourg, where he combined to average 21.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 14 games. After spending two seasons at Laramire County Community College, he transferred to Fairfield University prior to the 2018-19 season and spent two years with the Stags, averaging 12 points per game on 38% shooting from 3-point range.
Taliaferro will participate in the Skyhawks training camp, which begins Tuesday in the Atlanta suburb.