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Taj Gibson

29-Year-Old    PF    Chicago Bulls

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

10.3

REB

6.4

AST

1.1

STL

0.6

BLK

1.2

2014-15 NBA ROS Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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 f...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Shoulder    EST. RETURN:  4/18/2015
HT: 6' 9"   WT: 225 lbs   DOB: 6/24/1985  College: Southern California
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #26 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Taj Gibson Contract Information:

Signed with the Bulls in July of 2009, terms were not disclosed. Bulls exercised third-year option in October 2010, keeping him signed through the 2011-12 season. Chicago exercised the fourth-year option in July 2011, keeping Gibson signed through the 2012-13 season. Signed a four-year $38 million extension in November 2012.

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Gibson (shoulder) said he will be ready to play in Game 1 Saturday against the Bucks, CBS Sports 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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 6 26.1 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
Preseason Projections 29 CHI 74 27.4 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Taj Gibson

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 3 25.7 9.3 5.7 0.7 0.7 2.0 0.0 68.8 75.0 1.7 2.0 3.7 0.0 0.0 3.7 5.3 2.0 2.7
Last 14 Days 6 27.2 10.3 6.3 0.8 0.3 1.7 0.0 54.5 73.7 1.3 2.2 4.2 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.3 2.3 3.2
Last 30 Days 13 24.4 9.3 5.5 0.7 0.7 1.1 0.0 55.8 78.1 1.2 1.8 3.7 0.0 0.0 3.7 6.6 1.9 2.5
Last 5 Games 5 28.0 11.4 7.2 1.0 0.4 1.6 0.0 57.5 73.3 1.4 2.6 4.6 0.0 0.0 4.6 8.0 2.2 3.0
Last 10 Games 10 25.5 9.8 5.9 0.8 0.5 1.3 0.0 54.9 76.9 1.4 2.0 3.9 0.0 0.0 3.9 7.1 2.0 2.6
Last 20 Games 20 25.1 9.2 5.3 0.8 0.6 1.0 0.0 53.6 77.8 1.2 2.1 3.2 0.0 0.0 3.7 6.9 1.8 2.3

 

Taj Gibson Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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Taj Gibson – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #3 Center

1.  Pau Gasol

2.  Taj Gibson

3.  Nikola Mirotic

4.  Doug McDermott

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True Shooting Percentage

54.5%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Taj Gibson has a true shooting percentage of 54.5%.

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Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 6 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
Preseason Projections 29 CHI 74 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Taj Gibson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 6 157 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
Preseason Projections 29 CHI 74 2027 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Taj Gibson

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

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
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 6 26.1 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Taj Gibson 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 15 ATL 20 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Apr 13 at BKN 31 15 9 1 0 4 0 5 6 5 6 0 0 2 7 3
Apr 11 PHI 26 13 5 0 1 1 3 6 7 1 2 0 0 3 2 5
Apr 9 at MIA 34 14 12 2 0 1 1 6 12 2 2 0 0 4 8 1
Apr 8 at ORL 29 15 7 1 0 1 1 6 12 3 5 0 0 3 4 3
Apr 5 at CLE 23 5 2 0 0 2 1 1 4 3 4 0 0 0 2 3
Apr 3 DET 34 10 9 0 3 2 3 4 13 2 2 0 0 4 5 1
Apr 1 at MIL 20 12 4 1 0 0 0 5 6 2 3 0 0 2 2 5
Mar 28 NYK 24 12 8 0 0 1 3 5 7 2 2 0 0 1 7 3
Mar 25 at TOR 14 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 23 CHA 32 4 7 0 3 1 2 1 5 2 2 0 0 1 6 2
Mar 21 at DET 19 13 3 0 0 0 0 6 8 1 2 0 0 2 1 0
Mar 20 TOR 11 6 3 1 1 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 2 1
Mar 18 IND                                
Mar 15 at OKC                                
Mar 13 at CHA                                
Mar 11 at PHI                                
Mar 9 MEM                                
Mar 8 at SAS                                
Mar 6 at IND                                
Mar 5 OKC                                
Mar 3 WAS                                
Mar 1 LAC                                
Feb 27 MIN 9 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Feb 25 CHA 28 7 6 1 0 2 0 2 6 3 4 0 0 2 4 2
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Feb 23 MIL                                
Feb 21 PHO 29 12 4 0 0 0 0 6 9 0 0 0 0 4 0 2
Feb 20 at DET 30 15 9 2 0 1 3 7 13 1 1 0 0 4 5 3
Feb 12 CLE 32 13 6 1 0 0 2 5 8 3 5 0 0 2 4 3
Feb 10 SAC 34 9 3 2 3 2 1 3 8 3 3 0 0 2 1 5
Feb 8 at ORL 22 2 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
Feb 7 at NOP 25 4 5 0 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 3 2
Feb 4 at HOU 30 12 10 1 1 1 1 4 9 4 6 0 0 3 7 4
Jan 30 at PHO 22 4 1 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Jan 29 at LAL 26 8 5 0 2 1 1 3 6 2 2 0 0 1 4 3
Jan 27 at GSW 24 10 9 1 0 1 1 3 9 4 4 0 0 3 6 2
Jan 25 MIA 26 11 8 2 0 2 1 3 10 5 8 0 0 5 3 5
Jan 23 at DAL 33 15 7 2 1 1 3 6 10 3 4 0 0 1 6 4
Jan 22 SAS 37 15 9 1 1 4 1 5 13 5 8 0 0 4 5 2
Jan 19 at CLE 38 10 10 1 1 5 1 4 10 2 5 0 0 3 7 3
Jan 17 ATL 42 9 6 1 2 2 2 3 7 3 4 0 0 1 5 5
Jan 16 at BOS 39 13 8 2 0 0 0 5 11 3 3 0 0 1 7 4
Jan 14 WAS 32 12 6 1 0 2 2 6 9 0 0 0 0 2 4 2
Jan 12 ORL 19 9 6 1 0 0 1 4 7 1 1 0 0 4 2 1
Jan 10 MIL 26 6 6 1 0 1 2 3 12 0 0 0 0 5 1 1
Jan 9 at WAS 23 2 3 2 1 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Jan 7 UTA 30 15 6 1 1 0 1 6 10 3 4 0 0 5 1 1
Jan 5 HOU 27 9 6 4 1 0 3 3 6 3 4 0 0 3 3 1
Jan 3 BOS 31 12 6 2 0 1 0 4 10 4 5 0 0 5 1 0
Jan 1 DEN 19 9 7 0 0 2 1 3 8 3 4 0 0 3 4 6
Dec 30 BKN 24 8 7 1 0 2 2 3 7 2 6 0 0 4 3 1
Dec 29 at IND 22 7 6 0 0 0 2 2 6 3 4 0 0 1 5 2
Dec 27 NOP 22 12 10 0 1 1 1 5 9 2 2 0 0 4 6 3
Dec 25 LAL 20 9 7 2 0 0 1 3 5 3 7 0 0 5 2 3
Dec 23 at WAS 19 12 7 1 0 2 0 5 5 2 2 0 0 2 5 3
Dec 22 TOR 18 10 7 1 1 2 0 5 10 0 0 0 0 4 3 3
Dec 19 at MEM                                
Dec 18 NYK                                
Dec 15 at ATL 38 15 17 1 0 2 2 7 11 1 1 0 0 5 12 5
Dec 14 at MIA 38 15 9 1 1 1 3 5 8 5 5 0 0 5 4 1
Dec 12 POR 45 12 10 0 0 0 1 2 10 8 10 0 0 4 6 2
Dec 10 BKN 31 11 10 3 0 6 1 5 9 1 2 0 0 1 9 3
Dec 6 GSW 19 12 7 0 0 1 5 3 7 6 6 0 0 5 2 4
Dec 3 at CHA                                
Dec 2 DAL                                
Nov 30 at BKN                                
Nov 28 at BOS                                
Nov 25 at DEN                                
Nov 24 at UTA                                
Nov 21 at POR 17 7 5 1 0 0 0 3 8 1 2 0 0 1 4 3
Nov 20 at SAC 34 12 8 1 1 1 2 4 9 4 5 0 0 3 5 5
Nov 17 at LAC 41 20 5 6 1 2 0 9 13 2 4 0 0 1 4 5
Nov 15 IND 25 2 6 0 2 0 2 1 6 0 0 0 0 2 4 3
Nov 13 at TOR 24 10 7 1 1 2 3 5 11 0 0 0 0 5 2 3
Nov 10 DET 24 8 7 1 1 1 2 4 7 0 0 0 0 3 4 2
Nov 8 BOS 28 8 4 1 0 2 0 4 9 0 2 0 0 2 2 2
Nov 7 at PHI 23 11 3 3 0 1 1 5 6 1 2 0 0 1 2 4
Nov 5 at MIL 44 23 10 2 1 0 1 9 17 5 9 0 0 3 7 1
Nov 4 ORL 32 16 4 1 1 2 1 6 12 4 4 0 0 2 2 5
Nov 1 at MIN                                
Oct 31 CLE 28 10 3 2 0 1 1 5 9 0 0 0 0 3 0 5
Oct 29 at NYK 28 22 8 1 1 1 0 10 12 2 4 0 0 3 5 1

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player did not play in the game.

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

Gibson (shoulder) will miss the remainder of Wednesday's game with a shoulder strain, Chuck Garfien of CSN Chicago reports.

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Gibson (shoulder) will start Wednesday's regular season finale against Atlanta, K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson (shoulder) will be a game-time decision Wednesday, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.

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Gibson has some soreness in his shoulder but he's expected to play Wednesday against the Hawks, KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson will get the start Monday in place of Joakim Noah (knee), KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson scored 14 points (6-8 FG, 2-2 FT) to go along with nine rebounds and one block in 24 minutes Saturday against the Knicks.

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Gibson (ankle) posted four points, seven rebounds, three steals, and one block in 32 minutes of action Monday against the Hornets.

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Gibson (ankle) is listed as probable for Monday's contest against the Hornets, the Bulls' official site reports.

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Gibson is listed as probable for Saturday's game against Detroit, K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson (ankle) returned to action Friday, his first appearance since February 27. He came off the bench to score six points (2-2 FG, 2-2 FT), grab three rebounds, and add one assist and one steal in 11 minutes against the Raptors.

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Gibson (ankle) is active for Friday's game against the Raptors, although it's still unclear if he'll actually take the court, Matt Devlin of Raptors TV reports.

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Coach Tom Thibodeau said Gibson (ankle) looks like he may be able to play Friday, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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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.