Taj Gibson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Andre Roberson, Taj Gibson say preference is to stay with Thunder

    The Oklahoman "There will be options. Andre Roberson played the best basketball of his career in the Thunder's first-round playoff loss to the Rockets. Taj Gibson is an eight-year NBA veteran with 60 playoff games under his belt. Teams will have interest in Oklahoma City's two most prominent free agents to..." April 27

  • Report: Taj Gibson 'absolutely' would've left Bulls in free agency if they didn't trade him

    Pro Basketball Talk "Last year, the Bulls kept Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol – both on expiring contracts – past the trade deadline with the apparent intent of re-signing them. Noah (Knicks) and Gasol (Spurs) walked in free agency, leaving Chicago with no return. The Bulls didn’t fall into the same trip this year. The..." March 14

  • Plane truth: Thunder forward Gibson has fear of flights

    The Oklahoman "This week marks Taj Gibson's first road swing with the Thunder, and his new teammates are due to learn what fellow former Chicago Bull Doug McDermott already knew. “Scared of flying,” said McDermott, who was traded with Gibson to the Thunder last week. “It's hilarious.” Despite a high school..." March 02

  • Bulls send Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson to Thunder

    SI "The Bulls are nearing an agreement to send Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson and a 2018 second-round pick to the Thunder in exchange for a package including Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow, Shams Charania of The Vertical reports. McDermott, 25, is in his second year and averaging..." February 23

  • Taj Gibson Trade Rumors: Thunder Reportedly Targeting Bulls PF

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson is on the Oklahoma City Thunder's list of potential targets ahead of the NBA's trade deadline Thursday at 3 p.m. ET. Marc Stein of ESPN reported the Thunder are a team to watch in the final hours before the trade window closes, and Gibson is a player who..." February 23

  • Bulls' Gibson: I 'poured my heart out' in team meeting after locker room rift

    CSN Chicago "The trade season has started in the NBA with the deal of Serge Ibaka to the Toronto Raptors, so ears were perked up all through the Bulls’ morning shootaround when news made its way through the Advocate Center. Oh, to be a fly in the mind of Taj Gibson, a man who’s been in the center of trade..." February 15

  • Bulls' Taj Gibson says Derrick Rose is an "awesome dude"

    ESPN "Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson spent the first seven years of his NBA career playing alongside Derrick Rose, so he has some strong opinions on both the player, and the person, at the heart of some recent big headlines around the league. "A lot of people misunderstand him because he's..." January 12

  • How a fight on a New York train laid the foundation for Taj Gibson's career

    CBS Sports "Before Taj Gibson goes to battle, he sits at his locker quietly, listening to Coldplay or perhaps Hans Zimmer's The Last Samurai soundtrack. Some players prefer a pregame playlist with more oomph, but that's the last thing Gibson is looking for. He needs something to calm him down. Gibson has..." December 20

  • Taj Gibson, set for unrestricted free agency for first time, wants to remain with Bulls

    Chicago Tribune "Taj Gibson has survived near-annual trade rumors to become, in his eighth season, the longest-tenured Bull. He's also poised to become an unrestricted free agent for the first time next summer. "Of course I want to stay here," Gibson said in an interview with the Tribune. Gibson is one of..." December 12