In a show called, "The Rooks", NBA TV will follow the 2012-13 rookie class throughout the season. In the first episode, Tyshawn Taylor is one of the featured players, having played well in Orlando's summer league. The second rounder is featured along with Pistons lottery pick Andre Drummond and the Magic's Andrew Nicholson.
The former Jayhawk, who's ranked high in rookie ratings after averaging 15.5 points in Orlando, talks about how excited he is that the Nets drafted him; is shown being vocal on defense and is described by Dennis Scott as "making his teammates better." The 6'4" Taylor will battle C.J. Watson for playing time behind Deron Williams.