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Taj Gibson

31-Year-Old    C,PF    Chicago Bulls

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

11.8

REB

7.1

AST

1.1

STL

0.6

BLK

1.0

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Gibson will look to rebound after somewhat of a down 2015-16 campaign in which he averaged 8.6 points in 26.5 minutes per game, both his lowest since 2012-13. He remained a reliable presence on the boards, however, grabbing 6.9 boards per game to go with 1.1 blocks. It was a...

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HT: 6' 9"   WT: 225 lbs   DOB: 6/24/1985  College: USC   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #26 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $33 million contract extension with the Bulls in October of 2012.

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Gibson (ankle) will play in Friday's game against the Hawks, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Taj Gibson NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 24 82 26.9 9.0 7.5 0.9 0.6 1.3 0.0 49.4 64.6 1.4 2.8 4.7 0.0 0.0 3.8 7.7 1.4 2.1
2010-11 25 CHI 80 21.8 7.1 5.7 0.7 0.5 1.3 0.0 46.6 67.6 0.9 2.0 3.7 0.1 12.5 2.9 6.3 1.3 1.9
2011-12 26 CHI 63 20.4 7.7 5.3 0.7 0.4 1.3 0.0 49.5 62.2 1.0 2.1 3.1 0.0 0.0 3.2 6.4 1.3 2.1
2012-13 27 CHI 65 22.4 8.0 5.3 0.9 0.4 1.4 0.0 48.5 67.9 1.2 1.9 3.4 0.1 0.0 3.3 6.8 1.4 2.0
2013-14 28 CHI 82 28.7 13.0 6.8 1.1 0.5 1.4 0.0 47.9 75.1 1.8 2.4 4.4 0.1 0.0 5.2 10.9 2.6 3.4
2014-15 29 CHI 62 27.3 10.3 6.4 1.1 0.6 1.2 0.0 50.2 71.7 1.2 2.6 3.8 0.0 0.0 4.1 8.2 2.1 3.0
2015-16 30 CHI 73 26.5 8.6 6.9 1.5 0.6 1.1 0.0 52.6 69.2 1.1 2.8 4.1 0.0 0.0 3.6 6.8 1.4 2.0
2016-17 31 CHI 44 27.5 11.8 7.1 1.1 0.6 1.0 0.0 51.7 71.4 1.5 2.3 4.8 0.1 16.7 5.1 9.9 1.5 2.1
Rest Of Season Projections 31 CHI 36 28.5 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Taj Gibson NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 23.5 6.5 3.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 42.9 50.0 1.0 1.5 1.5 0.5 0.0 3.0 7.0 0.5 1.0
Last 14 Days 7 26.4 11.0 8.3 0.4 0.7 0.9 0.1 44.9 70.0 1.3 2.4 5.9 0.7 20.0 4.4 9.9 2.0 2.9
Last 30 Days 15 26.5 10.7 6.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.1 44.7 80.6 1.3 2.5 4.2 0.3 20.0 4.5 10.0 1.7 2.1
Last 5 Games 5 27.2 11.6 7.8 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.0 48.0 62.5 1.8 2.4 5.4 0.8 0.0 4.8 10.0 2.0 3.2
Last 10 Games 10 26.6 10.9 7.9 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.1 48.9 72.7 1.5 2.6 5.3 0.5 20.0 4.6 9.4 1.6 2.2
Last 20 Games 20 26.2 11.5 6.4 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.1 48.8 78.6 1.2 2.4 4.0 0.3 20.0 4.9 10.1 1.7 2.1

 

2016-17 NBA Game Log   Taj Gibson
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jan 21 SAC 29 7 3 0 2 2 1 3 9 1 2 0 0 0 3 2
Jan 20 @ATL 18 6 3 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 1 3 0 1
Jan 17 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 15 @MEM 32 18 8 1 1 0 1 7 14 4 5 0 1 0 8 1
Jan 14 NOP 32 15 16 1 0 2 3 7 14 1 4 0 2 4 12 2
Jan 12 @NYK 25 12 9 0 0 0 3 4 8 4 5 0 0 5 4 2
Jan 10 @WAS 29 10 12 1 0 1 0 3 11 3 3 1 1 4 8 1
Jan 9 OKC 20 9 7 0 2 1 0 4 8 1 1 0 0 1 6 3
Jan 7 TOR 20 8 6 1 0 0 1 3 7 2 2 0 0 2 4 4
Jan 4 @CLE 34 18 7 2 1 0 3 9 10 0 0 0 0 2 5 1
Jan 2 CHA 27 6 8 0 0 2 2 3 8 0 0 0 0 5 3 3
Dec 31 MIL 28 11 5 1 0 1 0 3 12 5 5 0 0 4 1 1
Dec 30 @IND 28 10 5 1 1 0 0 4 12 2 2 0 0 3 2 1
Dec 28 BKN 29 8 3 0 2 1 1 4 7 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Dec 26 IND 22 10 2 0 1 0 2 5 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Dec 25 @SAS 25 12 7 2 0 0 1 5 13 2 2 0 0 4 3 4
Dec 23 @CHA 30 10 3 0 0 2 0 4 10 2 2 0 0 1 2 1
Dec 21 WAS 33 17 11 2 0 2 2 8 12 1 3 0 0 4 7 3
Dec 19 DET 19 16 4 0 1 1 1 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Dec 16 MIL 20 8 4 0 0 1 1 4 10 0 0 0 0 3 1 3
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Dec 15 @MIL 24 19 4 1 0 1 0 7 11 5 6 0 0 2 2 3
Dec 13 MIN 28 10 4 1 0 0 2 5 11 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
Dec 10 MIA 26 13 7 1 0 0 1 6 11 1 2 0 0 2 5 2
Dec 8 SAS 28 12 5 1 0 2 1 5 11 2 2 0 0 0 5 1
Dec 6 @DET 29 11 10 0 2 0 2 5 10 1 2 0 1 1 9 4
Dec 5 POR 27 8 6 1 0 2 2 4 6 0 1 0 0 1 5 2
Dec 3 @DAL 27 11 4 1 0 1 2 5 8 1 2 0 0 1 3 3
Dec 2 CLE 40 23 11 5 1 0 1 10 13 3 3 0 0 2 9 3
Nov 30 LAL 31 11 10 4 2 2 1 4 9 3 6 0 0 1 9 6
Nov 25 @PHI 22 12 6 1 0 2 3 4 5 4 5 0 0 0 6 2
Nov 22 @DEN 35 12 11 4 0 0 0 6 11 0 0 0 0 5 6 3
Nov 20 @LAL 32 15 7 3 1 1 6 7 12 1 3 0 0 3 4 5
Nov 19 @LAC 32 11 4 2 0 1 2 5 8 1 2 0 0 0 4 2
Nov 17 @UTA 27 8 9 0 0 1 2 3 7 2 2 0 0 4 5 2
Nov 15 @POR 30 12 11 0 0 3 2 4 9 4 5 0 0 5 6 1
Nov 12 WAS 29 13 5 1 1 1 1 6 10 1 3 0 0 2 3 2
Nov 10 @MIA 23 8 3 0 0 1 2 4 7 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Nov 9 @ATL 37 13 7 1 1 2 0 6 15 1 1 0 0 3 4 2
Nov 7 ORL 28 16 11 3 0 0 0 7 13 2 2 0 0 2 9 2
Nov 5 @IND 25 9 10 1 1 2 2 4 8 1 1 0 0 5 5 1
Nov 4 NYK 31 8 6 1 1 1 1 4 7 0 2 0 0 4 2 3
Nov 2 @BOS 26 8 9 3 2 2 4 3 12 2 3 0 0 5 4 2
Oct 31 @BKN 25 14 11 0 1 1 2 7 9 0 0 0 0 2 9 3
Oct 29 IND 25 12 8 1 1 0 0 6 11 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
Oct 27 BOS 28 18 10 1 0 0 2 8 13 2 2 0 0 2 8 2
Taj Gibson Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Taj Gibson – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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3.  Bobby Portis

4.  Cristiano Felicio

5.  Doug McDermott

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True Shooting Percentage

54.3%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Taj Gibson has a true shooting percentage of 54.3%.

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Taj Gibson NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 24 82 36.0 12.0 10.0 1.1 0.8 1.7 0.0 49.4 64.6 1.9 3.7 6.3 0.0 0.0 5.1 10.3 1.8 2.9
2010-11 25 CHI 80 36.0 11.8 9.5 1.2 0.8 2.2 0.0 46.6 67.6 1.5 3.3 6.1 0.2 12.5 4.8 10.4 2.1 3.1
2011-12 26 CHI 63 36.0 13.6 9.3 1.3 0.8 2.3 0.0 49.5 62.2 1.7 3.8 5.5 0.0 0.0 5.6 11.3 2.4 3.8
2012-13 27 CHI 65 36.0 12.8 8.5 1.5 0.7 2.2 0.0 48.5 67.9 1.9 3.1 5.4 0.1 0.0 5.3 10.9 2.2 3.2
2013-14 28 CHI 82 36.0 16.4 8.5 1.4 0.6 1.7 0.0 47.9 75.1 2.3 3.1 5.5 0.1 0.0 6.6 13.7 3.2 4.3
2014-15 29 CHI 62 36.0 13.6 8.4 1.5 0.8 1.6 0.0 50.2 71.7 1.6 3.4 5.0 0.0 0.0 5.4 10.8 2.8 3.9
2015-16 30 CHI 73 36.0 11.7 9.4 2.0 0.9 1.4 0.0 52.6 69.2 1.5 3.8 5.5 0.1 0.0 4.9 9.3 1.9 2.7
2016-17 31 CHI 44 36.0 15.4 9.3 1.5 0.7 1.2 0.0 51.7 71.4 1.9 3.0 6.3 0.2 16.7 6.7 13.0 1.9 2.7
Rest Of Season Projections 31 CHI 36 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
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Taj Gibson NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 24 82 2204 735 611 70 50 104 0 49.4 64.6 114 226 385 0 0.0 311 629 113 175
2010-11 25 CHI 80 1742 569 458 58 39 106 1 46.6 67.6 71 162 296 8 12.5 234 502 100 148
2011-12 26 CHI 63 1284 484 332 47 27 81 0 49.5 62.2 60 135 197 0 0.0 200 404 84 135
2012-13 27 CHI 65 1459 517 345 61 27 90 0 48.5 67.9 76 125 220 4 0.0 214 441 89 131
2013-14 28 CHI 82 2351 1069 558 91 41 112 0 47.9 75.1 150 200 358 7 0.0 429 896 211 281
2014-15 29 CHI 62 1692 640 396 71 36 75 0 50.2 71.7 77 162 234 0 0.0 254 506 132 184
2015-16 30 CHI 73 1936 627 504 106 47 77 0 52.6 69.2 78 206 298 3 0.0 263 500 101 146
2016-17 31 CHI 44 1212 518 312 49 25 42 1 51.7 71.4 64 101 211 6 16.7 226 437 65 91
Rest Of Season Projections 31 CHI 36 1026 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
2016-17 Projections 31 CHI 70 1848 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Taj Gibson

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Taj Gibson NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2009-10 24 82 26.9 52.1 49.4 7.9 12.8 0.6 13.1
2010-11 25 CHI 80 21.8 50.2 46.7 8.3 10.2 0.8 10.5
2011-12 26 CHI 63 20.4 52.2 49.5 8.2 10.5 0.8 10.4
2012-13 27 CHI 65 22.4 51.8 48.5 9.6 12.0 0.8 10.7
2013-14 28 CHI 82 28.7 52.4 47.9 7.2 11.9 0.6 14.4
2014-15 29 CHI 62 27.3 54.5 50.2 9.7 10.5 0.9 13.5
2015-16 30 CHI 73 26.5 55.6 52.6 14.2 10.4 1.4 13.7
2016-17 31 CHI 44 27.5 54.3 51.8 8.3 10.8 0.8 14.7
Rest Of Season Projections 31 CHI 36 28.5 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
2016-17 Projections 31 CHI 70 26.4 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Taj Gibson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Taj Gibson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gibson (ankle) took part in practice Thursday, but is listed as a game-time decision for Friday's game against the Hawks, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Gibson (ankle) was held out of Wednesday's practice, but expects to play in Friday's game against the Hawks, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson is dealing with a sore ankle and has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Mavericks, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Gibson scored 15 points (7-14 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 1-4 FT) while adding 16 rebounds, two blocks and one assist across 32 minutes during Saturday's 107-99 win over the Pelicans.

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Gibson scored 12 points (4-7 FG, 4-5 FT) and grabbed nine rebounds across 25 minutes during a 104-89 loss to the Knicks on Thursday.

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Gibson recorded 10 points (3-11 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 12 rebounds, one assist and one block across 29 minutes during Tuesday's 101-99 loss to the Wizards.

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Gibson recorded 18 points (9-10 FG), seven rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal across 34 minutes in Wednesday's 106-94 win over the Cavaliers.

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Gibson posted 17 points (8-12 FG, 1-3 FT), 11 rebounds, three blocks and two assists across 33 minutes during a 107-97 loss to the Wizards on Wednesday.

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Gibson (hip) scored 16 points (8-8 FG) and had four rebounds, one steal and one block across 19 minutes during a 113-82 win over the Pistons on Monday.

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Gibson (hip) will start at power forward Monday against the Pistons, Pistons radio play-by-play announcer Mark Champion reports.

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Gibson (hip) took part in Sunday's practice, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson won't return to Friday's game against the Bucks after suffering a hip contusion, Vincent Goodwill of CSN Chicago reports.

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2016-17

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2015-16

Gibson enters his seventh season in the league coming off of ankle surgery after dealing with ankle problems for much of last season. He was limited to 67 games as a result, 17 of which were starts. Gibson's numbers took a step backwards as he averaged 10.3 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.6 steals, and 1.2 blocks in 27 minutes per game. He started 70 games in his rookie season but has only started 49 games in five seasons since then as he has become one of the main contributors off of the Bulls bench. The Bulls were already loaded up front with Gibson, Pau Gasol, Joakim Noah, and Nikola Mirotic, but they also added first-round pick Bobby Portis to the frontcourt mix as well. There was talk the Bulls were going to shop Gibson over the summer, but his ankle surgery likely ended that idea. He is slated to come off the bench again this season, but it's unclear how big his role will be under new coach Fred Hoiberg. There is a possibility that Gibson's name may come up in trade rumors again once he gets healthy.

2014-15

The 29-year-old power forward is entering his sixth season in the NBA, all with the Bulls. Last season, Gibson averaged 13.0 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.5 steals, and 1.4 blocks in 29 minutes per game while playing in all 82 contests. He shot just under 48 percent from the field while attempting 10.9 shots per game. Gibson had a career year from the charity stripe, getting to the line 3.4 times per game and connecting on 75 percent of his chances. Thanks to his high-energy defense and improved post game, he finished second in the Sixth Man of the Year voting. It was his most productive season to date, as he finished the year ranked 12th in defensive win shares. After Carlos Boozer was amnestied, Gibson looked like a lock to be Chicago's starting power forward for the 2014-15 season, but the acquisition of Pau Gasol has complicated that notion. Although Gibson will still be a major minutes eater for coach Tom Thibodeau's squad, Gasol should be the starter at power forward all season. Nikola Mirotic could swipe some playing time from Gibson but not until the talented European import can prove himself to Thibodeau. Gibson became much more aggressive on the offensive side of the ball last season, attempting four more shots per game than in 2012-13. His shot attempts are likely to drop with the additional firepower now in the frontcourt. Overall, there are no glaring weaknesses in Gibson's game, and he should continue to show improvement on an upgraded Bulls squad. His contributions on both sides of the ball will be welcomed in most formats as long as he gets the minutes.

2013-14

Signed to a four-year, $38 million extension last November, Gibson will be first off the bench in the frontcourt and should see a spike in minutes with his elite perimeter defense, which has become increasingly valuable against stretch-fours and the pick-and-roll. Carlos Boozer could be an amnesty clause victim next summer, meaning that Gibson's statistical ceiling, on par with career averages for points, rebounds, and blocks last year, could rise, especially now that a nagging knee injury has fully healed.

2012-13

For the first time in his three-year career, Gibson didn't start a game, getting into 63 of the Bulls' 66 games in 2011-12. He averaged 7.7 points and 5.3 rebounds in a career-low 20.4 minutes per game, but that lack of playing time was more circumstantial than performance-based. In fact, Gibson was a candidate for sixth man of the year throughout the season, averaging 13.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per 36 minutes. On top of that, his elite perimeter defense - especially when defending against the pick-and-roll - is one of the Bulls' most valuable assets With Boozer locked into a lucrative long-term deal, he won't be going anywhere, but his injury-prone ways should open up the occasional start for Gibson.

2011-12

After a promising rookie season, Gibson was pushed to bench duties following the arrival of Carlos Boozer. As a result, Gibsonís numbers were down across the board, as he finished with averages of 7.1 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in just under 22 minutes. Despite the apparent sophomore slump, Gibson still flashed his promise while spot starting for Boozer. In his 19 starts, Gibson averaged 10.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 7.1 blocks. With Boozer locked into a lucrative long-term deal, he wonít be going anywhere, but his injury-prone ways should open up the occasional start for Gibson. Given his role as a bench player, Gibsonís immediate value is somewhat limited, but his value would skyrocket should Boozer go down with an injury.

2010-11

Gibson, selected 26th overall last year, became a surprise starter at power forward and joined Brad Miller as the only Bulls to play all 82 games. He led rookies with 7.5 rebounds per game and 49.4 percent shooting, while his 1.27 blocks per game ranked second. The addition of Boozer relegates Gibson to the bench, but he still should see decent minutes at various frontcourt positions and will start while Boozer is sidelined.