Bulls say forward Taj Gibson underwent an arthroscopy and repair of his left ankle on Tuesday and is expected to be out 4 months.
Chicago Tribune "Taj Gibson's determined mentality finally succumbed to a surgeon's knife. Gibson, who has battled ankle issues repeatedly over his six-year NBA career, underwent an arthroscopy and repair of his left ankle on Tuesday, the Bulls announced. The team estimated his rehabilitation process and return..." June 19
Larry Brown Sports "Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson was understandably upset after he was ejected from Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday night. He wasn’t just angry with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova, however. Gibson also took aim at the fans. When he was on his way to the..." May 13
ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls' Eastern Conference semifinal series went from competitive to contentious in Tuesday's Game 5 when Chicago's Taj Gibson kicked Cleveland's Matthew Dellavedova while the Cavs guard was lying on the ground. Gibson, starting in place of the injured Pau..." May 13
Taj Gibson went through everything. May go tonight says the Thibs.
Gibson is hopeful he may be able to play tomorrow but he wants to see how he feels after shootaround.
Taj Gibson has been upgraded to questionable for Fri vs. TOR on the #Bulls' official injury list. Butler & Rose are out.
Taj Gibson still in a walking boot. Out at least a week and could be 2.
Gasol will play vs. Clippers. Gibson will not.
Sporting News "Bulls forward Taj Gibson is a critical part of the team's depth off the bench. So critical, in fact, that he's been working through a fairly significant injury to stay on the floor. According to ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell, Gibson has been playing with a torn ligament in his left hand for..." February 23
Gibson and Hinrich both out for the Bulls tonight (illness)
Bulls list Gibson as out and Rose, Noah and Hinrich all probable for Celtics.
Chicago Sun-Times "Pau Gasol will be back. The big man was sidelined in the Monday win over the Clippers, nursing a strained left calf. And all Joakim Noah did in his new teammate’s absence was have his best game of the season, scoring 11 points, grabbing 16 rebounds and dishing out six assists. It was..." November 19
Bulls announce Jimmy Butler (L thumb sprain), Taj Gibson (L ankle sprain), Derrick Rose (both ankles sprains) probable tomorrow vs Magic
CSN Chicago "Coming off a breakout offensive season in which he was arguably the Bulls’ most reliable scoring option (certainly in the post) and the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year runner-up (and probably should have won the award), it seemed as if not only Taj Gibson would return to the starting lineup on a..." September 18
Chicago Tribune "Each time Taj Gibson works out at the Berto Center, team officials tell him not to focus on trade rumors involving his name. That said, they’re not stopping. And Wednesday brought another round as the Bulls continue talking with the Timberwolves about Kevin Love. “It’s tough, but it’s part..." July 24
Sporting News "The six-year-old cousin of Bulls power forward Taj Gibson was stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator around 6 p.m. on Sunday evening, the New York Post reported. The young boy, identified as Prince Joshua Avitto, and a seven-year-old girl were in the elevator en route to get some ice cream..." June 03
Thibs say Noah has to get an MRI on his knee. He also says Taj Gibson just has a sprained ankle.
CSN Chicago "The way Taj Gibson played this season, he deserved much more than what he got Tuesday night. The sixth man suffered a severely sprained ankle midway through the fourth quarter and then watched from the locker room as the Wizards' big men grabbed five offensive rebounds in the final two minutes..." April 30
Chicago Sun-Times "Told that Bulls forward Taj Gibson said, ‘‘There’s a lot of floppers’’ on the Pacers, center Roy Hibbert relayed the message to forward David West. ‘‘That’s who said it, D-West! Taj called us floppers,’’ Hibbert said. ‘‘I haven’t taken a charge in probably four years. He’s entitled to his..." March 25
Chicago Sun-Times "There seems to be no stopping Taj Gibson. At least he feels unstoppable. ‘‘A great player like Ed Pinckney [a Bulls assistant] once told me, ‘When you’re in a zone sometimes, you don’t even think about who’s guarding you. You just go,’ ’’ Gibson said before the Bulls practiced at UCLA on..." February 09
Chicago Sun-Times "No one is safe. And for a team with big dreams for their roster moving forward, no one on the Bulls roster should be. That’s what the Luol Deng trade to Cleveland last month symbolized to his former teammates. If Deng could go, well, rent in Chicago, don’t buy. “I’ve always kind of had..." February 01
Chicago Sun-Times "As of Monday afternoon, coach Tom Thibodeau told the media that, after discussions with general manager Gar Forman and vice president John Paxson, “they’re not actively seeking to move anybody.’’ By midnight, Bulls forward Luol Deng was sent to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Bynum and three..." January 07
Daily Herald "When Taj Gibson talked about Mike Dunleavy's mean streak after Thursday's win over Boston, he was just getting started. Gibson added a story about running into Dunleavy on a New York City subway train roughly 10 years ago. Dunleavy was the No. 3 pick in the 2002 NBA draft after winning a..." January 04
CBS Sports "he NBA has issued two flop warnings to Brandon Jennings of the Detroit Pistons and Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls. Jennings' flop came in the first quarter of Saturday's game against the Houston Rockets when he dropped to the ground twice after making contact with Patrick Beverley. The..." December 22
CSN Chicago "Wednesday evening’s 96-81 win over Detroit at the United Center was just another ho-hum preseason game for Taj Gibson who had 11 points and 12 rebounds in the Bulls’ win over the Pistons. While Derrick Rose’s Chicago homecoming was the theme of the night Gibson’s consistently stellar play has..." October 18
Taj Gibson is a late scratch from next week's USA Basketball mini-camp with a sprained ankle, according to Jerry Colangelo.
CSN Chicago "For Taj Gibson, the 2012-13 NBA season was on of highs and lows. While the Bulls rewarded him at the outset of the campaign with a long-term contract extension, the Brooklyn native struggled with inconsistency, partially stemming from recurring knee problems, as well as initial unfamiliarity..." May 19
SLAM Online "The NBA is docking $25K from Taj Gibson for cussing out the referees as he was being ejected in Game 2 against the Miami Heat: “Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson has been fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President..." May 11
Taj Gibson fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official, NBA has announced.
Hinrich out. Deng, Gibson still sick. Didn't do shootaround. Gametime decisions. #Bulls
Thibodeau said Hinrich didn't practice. Says he's improving. Deng, Gibson both sick and stayed home. #Bulls
Chicago Tribune "The news didn't prove all bad Friday on the Bulls' injury front. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Taj Gibson has "been moving great," and the minutes limit for the versatile forward could be lifted. Gibson missed 17 games over two stints while dealing with a sprained MCL in his left knee. With Joakim..." April 20
Taj Gibson said he's out vs. Heat, may play Monday vs. Magic. Said he dislikes wearing knee brace but will have to upon return. #Bulls
Joakim Noah and LeBron foil Taj Gibson out today for Bulls, with Rip Hamilton suspended.
Chicago Tribune "There will be no surprises for the Bulls Friday night as they complete a back-to-back against the Toronto Raptors. Coach Tom Thibodeau said big men Joakim Noah (foot) and Taj Gibson (knee) will continue to be sidelined with injuries. Thibodeau expects to have both back soon. Derrick Rose..." April 12
Thibodeau said Noah, Gibson, Rose are out. Deng is gametime, did shootaround.
Thibodeau said he's "optimistic" about Noah, Belinelli playing vs. Pistons. Taj, Rip, DRose out.
Chicago Tribune "Late Tuesday in Washington, in frustrated fashion, Taj Gibson said "that's what happens when you rush back to try to help your team win" after he reinjured his left knee. Some people tried to apply significance to Derrick Rose's situation off that comment. Gibson doesn't. "He has handled it..." April 05
NBA.com "Taj Gibson took a walk in Derrick Rose’s shoes the other day, and it didn’t feel too comfortable. “You have people saying you shouldn’t have come back so soon, be careful. You’ve got so many different aspects of people in your ear giving you so many different opinions of what they think you..." April 04
Thibs says Taj is day to day. He will be reevaluated today. He won't play tonight. Jo and Marco are unlikely to play tonight.
Chicago Tribune "Far more significant than the 90-86 final that marked the Wizards' eighth straight home victory, the Bulls also lost Taj Gibson to the same MCL sprain in his left knee that previously sidelined him for 10 games. Though team officials wouldn't estimate how long Gibson will be sidelined until an..." April 03
Taj Gibson has a left knee injury. His return is questionable. Obviously not what the Bulls need right now.
CSN Chicago "Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau didn’t reveal much about the state of his team’s walking wounded. “Let’s see: Kirk [Hinrich] is good, Jo[akim Noah's] feeling a little better, Marco [Belinelli's] a little better — that’s about it. Taj [Gibson] is good,” he said after Tuesday afternoon’s practice..." March 27
Gibson, Hinrich both did full shootaround, gametime decisions. Rip obviously out. DRose "most likely out," which means out in Thibs-speak.
CSN Chicago "Feel free to disregard the following if you've heard it before and are now inclined to believe it when you see it, as opposed to hearing about it in advance, but one of the Bulls' walking wounded could return to the lineup Thursday. Top reserve Taj Gibson, who sprained the medial collateral..." March 21
Hinrich and Gibson are game time decisions. Nothing new with Rose. Thibs says again it's 'unlikely' he plays tonight.
Chicago Tribune "If the Kings move to Seattle and Wednesday indeed marked the Bulls' final trip to this state capital, Tom Thibodeau and Derrick Rose made the visit a memorable one. No, Rose didn't make his season debut after offseason knee surgery in the late tipoff at Sleep Train Arena. But one day after Rose..." March 14
Chicago Sun-Times "It wasn’t a warning shot as much as forward Taj Gibson’s unfiltered opinion. Gibson said the Bulls will be healthy in time for a late-season playoff push, and they’ll be one of the more dangerous matchups in the Eastern Conference." March 07