Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 2/2/13
ATLANTA -- "I'm exhausted!" Taj Gibson said, breaking into a huge smile. "I'm exhausted!" He had just scored 19 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds in 45 minutes against the Atlanta Hawks after going the full 48 minutes in Friday's loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The Chicago Bulls, playing without three of their starters for the second consecutive night, beat the Atlanta Hawks 93-76 Saturday night at Philips Arena. "They kept giving me electrolytes during the game but I just kept wanting to play," Gibson said. "I know late in the game I ran out of gas and I didn't want that to happen tonight because I felt like we let one slide last night and this team is even better. So I had to go out there and just play a little harder." The whole locker room was giddy, Joakim Noah recording Luol Deng's post-game remarks, as the Bulls laughed and joked. The Bulls (29-18) may have been missing Kirk Hinrich, Noah and Carlos Boozer, but they still had leading scorer Luol Deng. He scor...
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