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Taj Gibson

30-Year-Old    PF    Chicago Bulls

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

8.6

REB

6.9

AST

1.5

STL

0.6

BLK

1.1

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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 rebou...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Ribs    EST. RETURN:  6/1/2016
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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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 (ribs) will be shut down for the final two games of the Bulls' season, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune 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
Preseason Projections 30 CHI 66 27.1 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Taj Gibson

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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 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 22.6 9.0 5.2 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.0 54.5 81.8 0.2 1.8 3.4 0.0 0.0 3.6 6.6 1.8 2.2
Last 10 Games 10 24.6 10.6 6.0 1.4 1.2 1.1 0.0 58.4 88.9 0.8 2.8 3.2 0.0 0.0 4.5 7.7 1.6 1.8
Last 20 Games 20 26.3 10.3 6.1 1.9 1.0 1.1 0.0 57.4 79.5 1.1 2.6 3.5 0.0 0.0 4.3 7.4 1.8 2.2

 

2015-16 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
Apr 13 PHI Did Not Play
Apr 11 @NOP Did Not Play
Apr 9 CLE Did Not Play
Apr 7 @MIA Did Not Play
Apr 5 @MEM Did Not Play
Apr 3 @MIL Did Not Play
Apr 2 DET Did Not Play
Mar 31 @HOU Did Not Play
Mar 29 @IND 10 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Mar 28 ATL 31 9 12 0 0 4 0 4 8 1 2 0 0 4 8 2
Mar 26 @ORL 26 16 3 1 0 0 1 8 9 0 0 0 0 2 1 2
Mar 24 @NYK 26 10 6 1 1 0 0 4 8 2 2 0 0 1 5 4
Mar 23 NYK 20 10 2 0 2 1 0 2 4 6 7 0 0 1 1 3
Mar 21 SAC 33 18 3 2 4 1 1 7 13 4 4 0 0 3 0 2
Mar 19 UTA 31 15 10 3 2 2 1 7 9 1 1 0 0 6 4 2
Mar 17 BKN 27 12 6 2 1 2 2 6 10 0 0 0 0 4 2 2
Mar 16 @WAS 7 3 5 1 1 0 2 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 2
Mar 14 @TOR 35 13 10 3 1 1 1 6 8 1 1 0 0 5 5 3
Mar 11 MIA 25 13 6 2 0 1 2 6 10 1 1 0 0 1 5 0
Mar 10 @SAS 22 8 5 1 1 0 2 3 7 2 2 0 0 3 2 4
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Mar 7 MIL 37 12 10 2 1 3 2 6 8 0 1 0 0 3 7 1
Mar 5 HOU 38 4 7 2 2 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 4 3 0
Mar 2 @ORL Did Not Play
Mar 1 @MIA 23 13 3 1 1 0 1 4 6 5 7 0 0 2 1 2
Feb 27 POR 20 7 3 0 0 2 0 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 5
Feb 26 @ATL 31 11 7 3 0 1 4 4 7 3 3 0 0 4 3 4
Feb 24 WAS 30 17 7 7 2 0 1 6 10 5 6 0 0 3 4 1
Feb 21 LAL 29 5 8 4 0 1 2 2 5 1 2 0 0 2 6 5
Feb 19 TOR 24 9 6 1 1 1 0 4 6 1 3 0 0 2 4 4
Feb 18 @CLE 32 7 8 1 0 0 0 3 7 1 4 0 0 3 5 3
Feb 10 ATL 22 4 3 1 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Feb 8 @CHA 22 11 7 0 0 0 1 5 10 1 2 0 0 2 5 2
Feb 6 @MIN 32 7 6 3 1 1 3 3 6 1 2 0 0 4 2 3
Feb 5 @DEN 36 18 7 0 0 3 0 7 13 4 6 0 0 2 5 2
Feb 3 @SAC 34 12 8 2 1 0 2 5 9 2 3 0 0 2 6 5
Feb 1 @UTA 45 7 11 4 1 3 2 2 6 3 4 0 1 5 6 5
Jan 31 @LAC 30 7 11 1 0 2 0 3 8 1 2 0 0 5 6 5
Jan 28 @LAL 36 9 11 1 2 2 1 4 10 1 2 0 0 4 7 2
Jan 25 MIA 30 5 7 0 1 0 3 2 3 1 2 0 0 2 5 3
Jan 23 @CLE 29 15 8 1 0 2 0 6 12 3 4 0 0 5 3 3
Jan 22 @BOS 23 9 6 1 0 2 0 3 6 3 4 0 0 4 2 4
Jan 20 GSW 20 4 7 1 0 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 5 2 1
Jan 18 @DET 36 8 10 0 0 2 0 4 9 0 0 0 0 2 8 3
Jan 15 DAL 30 9 11 1 0 0 1 4 10 1 2 0 0 4 7 3
Jan 14 @PHI 35 11 11 0 1 0 1 5 9 1 2 0 0 7 4 1
Jan 12 @MIL 26 6 9 1 0 0 2 2 5 2 2 0 0 4 5 3
Jan 11 WAS 19 4 4 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 3
Jan 9 @ATL 26 10 4 0 0 0 2 4 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 1
Jan 7 BOS 28 10 5 3 1 0 2 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
Jan 5 MIL 38 11 14 1 1 6 1 5 6 1 1 0 0 4 10 1
Jan 3 @TOR 29 9 5 3 0 2 1 4 5 1 2 0 0 2 3 1
Jan 1 NYK 25 7 9 0 1 2 0 2 7 3 4 0 0 5 4 2
Dec 30 IND 37 6 14 2 2 1 1 3 7 0 0 0 0 6 8 4
Dec 28 TOR 38 4 11 2 1 2 1 2 7 0 2 0 0 6 5 4
Dec 26 @DAL 33 12 8 1 0 0 1 6 8 0 2 0 0 4 4 4
Dec 25 @OKC 34 13 10 2 1 1 1 6 8 1 1 0 0 3 7 2
Dec 21 BKN 33 10 9 4 0 1 1 5 9 0 0 0 0 6 3 2
Dec 19 @NYK 20 6 2 2 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Dec 18 DET 44 14 12 0 0 2 2 4 7 6 7 0 0 6 6 2
Dec 16 MEM 19 8 6 1 1 0 1 3 6 2 2 0 0 3 3 1
Dec 14 PHI 22 6 5 2 1 2 2 3 5 0 2 0 0 1 4 0
Dec 12 NOP 17 4 6 0 1 0 1 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 5 1
Dec 10 LAC 29 12 8 2 0 0 0 4 9 4 4 0 0 3 5 0
Dec 9 @BOS 20 8 7 1 0 0 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 4 3 1
Dec 7 PHO 22 8 8 3 2 2 3 4 10 0 0 0 0 5 3 4
Dec 5 CHA 21 8 4 3 1 0 2 3 7 2 2 0 0 2 2 3
Dec 2 DEN 20 8 11 0 1 0 1 4 8 0 0 0 0 3 8 3
Nov 30 SAS 19 4 4 1 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 2
Nov 27 @IND 19 4 6 1 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 1 1 5 2
Nov 24 @POR 17 10 7 1 1 0 0 4 7 2 2 0 0 1 6 2
Nov 20 @GSW 16 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 1
Nov 18 @PHO 27 6 7 0 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 0 0 2 5 3
Nov 16 IND 31 9 11 5 0 4 1 3 8 3 6 0 0 5 6 3
Nov 13 CHA 23 12 2 1 0 0 0 6 10 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Nov 9 @PHI 23 7 7 3 2 1 1 2 5 3 4 0 0 4 3 4
Nov 7 MIN 25 3 3 2 1 0 1 1 4 1 2 0 0 2 1 3
Nov 5 OKC 22 9 4 3 0 2 0 4 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 2
Nov 3 @CHA 16 6 3 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 1
Nov 1 ORL 20 6 6 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 1 5 0
Oct 30 @DET 20 8 7 0 0 3 1 4 7 0 2 0 0 3 4 5
Oct 28 @BKN 18 3 1 0 0 0 3 1 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 3
Oct 27 CLE 22 5 10 0 0 3 3 1 3 3 4 0 0 2 8 6
Taj Gibson Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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#1 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #5 Center

True Shooting Percentage

55.6%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Taj Gibson has a true shooting percentage of 55.6%.

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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
Preseason Projections 30 CHI 66 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 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
Preseason Projections 30 CHI 66 1789 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 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
Preseason Projections 30 CHI 66 27.1 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Taj Gibson

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

Gibson (ribs) is considered doubtful for Monday's game against the Pelicans, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Gibson (ribs) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against the Cavaliers, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Gibson (ribs) is listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against the Cavaliers, the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson reports.

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Gibson (ribs) has been ruled out for Thursday's matchup with the Heat, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Coach Fred Hoiberg reiterated that Gibson (ribs) is unlikely to play Thursday against the Heat, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Coach Fred Hoiberg said Gibson (ribs) is doubtful to play Thursday against the Heat, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Coach Fred Hoiberg remains optimistic that Gibson (ribs) will be able to return soon, the Chicago Tribune reports. "When he goes up to shoot or he extends his arms over his head it grabs on him," Hoiberg said. "It's too much pain to fight through right now, especially with as much impact as Taj takes, getting hit in that area. It's better than it was a couple of days ago, but he's still not quite ready."

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Gibson (ribs) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Grizzlies, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

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Gibson (ribs) is listed as doubtful for Tuesday's game against the Grizzlies, the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson reports.

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Gibson (ribs) isn't expected to play Tuesday against the Grizzlies or Thursday against the Heat, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson (ribs) won't play in Sunday's matchup with the Bucks, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson (ribs) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Bucks, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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2015-16

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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.