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Going into the game tonight, it looked like there was no chance the Bulls would be able to extend forward Taj Gibson before the deadline making him a restricted free agent at the end of the season. Even Gibson was down on the prospects: “I highly doubt it,” Gibson said prior to Wednesday’s win. The post Taj Gibson Accepts Extension with Bulls appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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Taj Gibson signed a contract extension with the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, beating the deadline for 2009 draft picks to sign long-term deals with their current team. His new contract is for four years and $38 million, which averages to $9.5 million per season. Gibson was pretty ecstatic to sign the new deal. He sent the following tweet:
Truly blessed, went from sleeping in the floor...
Forward Taj Gibson does not expect to agree to a contract extension with the Chicago Bulls before Wednesday's deadline.
Asked if he's turning down the Bulls' offer, Gibson says that's ''the way I see it.''
He spoke briefly before the season opener against the Sacramento Kings. The sides have until 10:59 p.m. Central time to reach an agreement. Otherwise...
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson agreed to a multiyear extension, the team announced Thursday. Terms of the contract weren't disclosed, as per team policy. "Taj has proven to be a key member of our team and we are very pleased to have reached an agreement with him," Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman said in a statement. "We look forward to him to continue...
Taj Gibson and the Bulls have agreed upon a contract extension of $38 million over four seasons.
CHICAGO – With pregame attention focused on whether or not Chicago would sign Taj Gibson to a contract extension before Wednesday’s deadline, Carlos Boozer reminded everyone that the Bulls have a quality power forward already under contract. Boozer finished with 18 points and made several key plays down the stretch as the Bulls held off Sacramento 93-87 in the season opener...