Derrick Taylor (born Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA) is an American professional basketball player. The 6'0" point guard attended college at Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College and played college basketball for the Louisiana State Tigers. In his four years there, he averaged 12.8 points per game and 3.2 assists per game in 124 games. He was selected in the fourth round (72nd pick overall) of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. He also played professionally in Germany for the Brose Baskets.