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Taj Gibson

29-Year-Old    PF    Chicago Bulls

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

11.0

REB

6.9

AST

1.4

STL

0.6

BLK

1.4

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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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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 (patella tendinitis) finished Friday's game with four points (2-4 FG), one rebound and two assists in 22 minutes.

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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 40 28.5 11.0 6.9 1.4 0.6 1.4 0.0 49.3 69.9 1.3 2.9 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.4 8.8 2.3 3.3
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 29 27.8 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 4 24.5 8.3 5.8 1.3 0.5 1.0 0.0 37.9 78.6 1.3 2.3 3.5 0.0 0.0 2.8 7.3 2.8 3.5
Last 14 Days 7 29.4 10.4 7.0 1.3 0.7 2.0 0.0 41.9 67.7 1.4 2.4 4.6 0.0 0.0 3.7 8.9 3.0 4.4
Last 30 Days 16 29.7 10.0 6.4 1.5 0.6 1.4 0.0 43.9 73.1 1.3 2.8 3.6 0.0 0.0 3.8 8.7 2.4 3.3
Last 5 Games 5 26.2 9.6 6.0 1.4 0.6 1.0 0.0 43.6 77.8 1.6 2.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 3.4 7.8 2.8 3.6
Last 10 Games 10 31.9 10.7 6.9 1.3 0.7 1.8 0.0 44.9 71.1 1.4 2.1 4.8 0.0 0.0 4.0 8.9 2.7 3.8
Last 20 Games 20 28.1 9.8 6.6 1.3 0.6 1.4 0.0 43.8 70.6 1.4 2.8 3.8 0.0 0.0 3.7 8.5 2.4 3.4

 

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

53.6%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Taj Gibson has a true shooting percentage of 53.6%.

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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 40 36.0 13.9 8.7 1.7 0.7 1.7 0.0 49.3 69.9 1.7 3.7 5.1 0.0 0.0 5.5 11.2 2.9 4.2
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 29 36.0 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 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 40 1139 441 276 54 22 54 0 49.3 69.9 53 116 160 0 0.0 174 353 93 133
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 29 805 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 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 40 28.5 53.6 49.3 10.4 10.2 1.0 14.4
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CHI 29 27.8 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for Taj Gibson
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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
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                                
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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

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

Gibson is dealing with right patella tendinitis, although he's considered probable to play against the Suns on Friday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson had 11 points (2-7 FG, 5-8 FT) and eight rebounds in 26 minutes off the bench Sunday against the Heat.

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Gibson provided 10 points (4-10 FG, 2-5 FT), 10 rebounds, and five blocks in 38 minutes in the loss at Cleveland on Monday.

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Gibson started in place of Joakim Noah (ankle) against the Celtics Friday. He scored 13 points (5-11 FG, 3-3 FT) and added eight rebounds and two assists in 39 minutes.

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Gibson received extra playing time after Joakim Noah (ankle) went out and provided 12 points (6-9 FG) and six rebounds in 32 minutes in the loss to the Wizards on Wednesday.

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Gibson (ankle) scored 15 points (6-10 FG, 3-4 FT) to go along with six rebounds, one assist and one steal in 30 minutes Wednesday against the Jazz.

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Gibson (ankle) is considered probable to play Wednesday, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson (ankle) scored 12 points (4-10 FG, 4-5 FT) with six rebounds in 31 minutes in the overtime win against Boston on Saturday.

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Gibson (ankle) is considered probable for Saturday's game against the Celtics.

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Gibson (ankle) scored 10 points (5-10 FG) to go along with seven rebounds, one assist, one steal and two blocks in 18 minutes Monday against the Raptors.

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Gibson (ankle) will play Monday against the Raptors, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Gibson (ankle) is considered probable to play Monday against the Raptors, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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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.