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Short-handed Bulls lose Gibson to injury in loss to Trail Blazers

  Damian Lillard had 21 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead and beat the Chicago Bulls 105-87 on Friday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Blazers, who led by as many as 28 points for their sixth straight victory. Rookie Nikola Mirotic had season highs with 24 points and 11 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blazers rout short-handed Bulls 105-87

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Damian Lillard had 21 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead and beat the Chicago Bulls 105-87 on Friday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Blazers, who led by as many as 28 points for their sixth straight victory. Rookie Nikola Mirotic had season highs with 24...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bulls' Gibson goes down with ankle injury vs. Trail Blazers

  Chicago's Taj Gibson sustained a left ankle injury in the third quarter of Friday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Gibson clutched his ankle and grimaced in pain before he was helped off the court. There was no immediate word on his condition from the team. The 6-foot-9 forward was averaging 12.9 points and 5.9 rebounds going into the game. The Bulls were already...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago's Gibson goes down with ankle injury

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Chicago's Taj Gibson sustained a left ankle injury in the third quarter of Friday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Gibson clutched his ankle and grimaced in pain before he was helped off the court. There was no immediate word on his condition from the team. The 6-foot-9 forward was averaging 12.9 points and 5.9 rebounds going into the game. The...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson Injury Causes Chicago Bulls PF to Writhe in Pain

Chicago Bulls blue collar PF Taj Gibson was one of the bright spots during their game in Portland on Friday night. Then, the big man went down, writhing on the hardwood in pain. Taj Gibson Injury Video Gibson had seven points and five rebounds in 17 minutes when he landed on an opponent’s foot in the middle of the third quarter. Gibson turned his left ankle badly, and the Taj...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Teams One Trade Away From Being Feared Title Contenders

The NBA season is now back in full force, with all 30 teams having played at least double digit games. The pack is already starting to separate, but are these teams separating themselves at the top of the standings contenders or pretenders? Its simply to early to tell. Even this early in the season, teams weaknesses can be exposed. Although the scoreboard looks good at the end of...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose, Pau Gasol out tonight vs. Kings

            The Chicago Bulls simply can’t seem to stay healthy, and they will be without their superstar point guard Derrick Rose and star big man Pau Gasol tonight against the Sacramento Kings. Rose has missed a lot of games early this season due to his ankle issues and also pulling his hamstring, and has drawn quite a bit of criticism for sitting...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls beat Clippers 105-89; go to 6-0 on road

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Taj Gibson stole the ball from Jamal Crawford and passed to Jimmy Butler, who sank a 17-footer, got fouled and made the free throw with two-tenths of a second left in first half. Just like that the Bulls had erased all but two of a 14-point deficit, and sent the Clippers into a tailspin they never recovered from. Butler led six players in double figures with 22...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol Out With Injury Against LA Clippers

The Bulls will be without Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol for Monday’s game against the LA Clippers. Gasol, who will be replaced by Taj Gibson, is siting out because of a calf-injury. He is listed as day-to-day with the calf-strain. Gasol is averaging nearly 19 ppg and 11 rebounds with the Bulls this season. The post Pau Gasol Out With Injury Against LA Clippers appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose injures hamstring, Bulls beat raptors

            Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose left Thursday night’s 100-93 win over the Toronto Raptors with a left hamstring injury and did not return. In 30 minutes of action, Rose scored 20 points, going 5-for-14 from the floor.  He also had four assists, three rebounds and five turnovers. Rose, who has missed four games because of sprained...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson Dunked All Over The Boston Celtics

The Chicago Bulls fell to the Celtics during Saturday’s game, but Taj Gibson had one of the prettier dunks on multiple Boston defenders. The post Taj Gibson Dunked All Over The Boston Celtics appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls’ Derrick Rose tweaks ankles in return

            Derrick Rose, who sat out the last two games because of ankle sprains, said he tweaked the injuries in Wednesday night’s 95-86 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Rose said after the game that the ankles were “still sore,” but he remains hopeful that he will be able to play Friday night against the Philadelphia 76ers. “Of course I wasn’t...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls Injury Update: Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler are listed as "probable" for tonight

Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls have already been dealing with injuries through the early NBA season, but they are all listed as "probable" for tonight's game against the Orlando Magic. So far, the Bulls have yet to play a game with an entirely healthy roster.Deja Vu as Early Injuries cause @NBA upheaval. Season over @ChicagoBulls ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights Of Taj Gibson’s Incredible Opening Night Performance

Taj Gibson took home Player of the Game honors for the Bulls during their opening night game vs. the Knicks last night. Gibson, one of the best bench players in the league, finished with 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting. Watch his highlights. [YouTube] The post Highlights Of Taj Gibson’s Incredible Opening Night Performance appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls Spoil Home Opener For Knicks

The New York Knicks opened the season with a convincing lost last night to the Chicago Bulls 104-80. New York struggled the whole night on offense while their  defense couldn’t stop no one on the opposing team. The Triangle offense looked like a work in progress at times with players looking lost on the floor and just jacking up shots cause the shot clock was running out. Derek...
Via Basketball Bicker
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls 104, Knicks 80 (10-30-14)

Honestly, it wasn’t even that close. One of the great strengths of the Bulls this year is how extraordinarily deep they are. Evocative of the Bench Mob 3-4 years ago (and headlined by the same player), the combination of Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott, Nikola Mirotic, Aaron Brooks, and Tony Snell are going to bury second units all year. It’s the sort of unit that allows a smart coach...
Via Obstructed View
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson Throws Down After Nifty Pass From Aaron Brooks

Taj Gibson made his presence felt in Wednesday’s opening night for the Bulls and Knicks. Gibson, one of the best bench big-men in the league, finished an Aaron Brooks pass with the huge dunk. [@_MarcusD_] The post Taj Gibson Throws Down After Nifty Pass From Aaron Brooks appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson Dunked All Over The Hornets During Preseason Game

Taj Gibson showed Sunday night during the Chicago Bulls preseason game vs. the Charlotte Hornets why he’s arguably the best big-man sub in the NBA. [@cjzero]   The post Taj Gibson Dunked All Over The Hornets During Preseason Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Raptors Interested in Taj Gibson?

With Pau Gasol consuming the starting power forward position for the Chicago Bulls, teams are going to start inquiring about the availability of Taj Gibson. The first of them could be the Toronto Raptors. The Rumors There have been multiple rumors circulating around the interweb the past few days about the Toronto Raptors looking to strike a deal with the Bulls that involves Taj...
Via Sports Mockery
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons The Taj Gibson Trade Talk Needs To Stop

Taj Gibson has been mentioned in trade talks again, but a lot of people think Chicago can win with who they have. If the Bulls trade Gibson, it would be a mistake. Who Would Chicago Get Back? Two names have been mentioned lately, Kevin Martin and Avery Bradley. Reports indicate that if Derrick Rose were to get hurt again, Gibson would be the first player shipped out simply because...
Via Sports Mockery
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson Pokes Fun At Thibs’ Tough Practices

It’s no secret that Chicago Bulls head coach, Tom Thibodeau, runs tough practices. What’s even better is when one of his players takes to twitter to poke fun at his coach. That’s exactly what Taj Gibson did when he posted this tweet and vine to commentate on Thibs’ practice session. Practice practice practice and a lot of let's go let's go let's go!!!” https...
Via Sports Mockery
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson Ranked In The Top 70 Of ESPN’s Player Rankings

ESPN has been putting out their Top 500 player rankings over the last month. They recently released the players ranked 61-70, which included two members of the Chicago Bulls. Jimmy Butler nabs the 70th spot while Taj Gibson took the 65th.  Gibson, who comes off the bench for Chicago, averaged 13 ppg and 7 rebounds […] The post Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson Ranked In The Top 70 Of ESPN’s...
Via Diehardsport
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: 3 Things to Watch For Tonight

As the 2014-15 kicks off with the Bulls hosting the Washington Wizards in their first of eight preseason games here are three things to watch for at the United Center tonight.  Rotation There has been a lot of talk lately regarding how Tom Thibodeau will utilize the Bulls new found depth in 2014-15. Tonight should provide a quick glimpse towards answering some of the more lingering...
Via Sports Mockery
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls Rumors: Taj Gibson wants full-time role

Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson had a breakout season in 2013-14. He displayed consistency on both the offensive and defensive end, which made him the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year runner-up. Because of his achievements, he feels that he should be in the starting lineup.Image by  Brent Payne, via Wikimedia CommonsAccording to CSNChicago.com:"Privately, Gibson isn't...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Taj Gibson not thrilled about reserve role

A backup role for Taj Gibson this season is not something the 29-year-old forward wants to hear.  But with the Chicago Bulls acquisition of Pau Gasol, Gibson is likely headed back to the bench. From Aggrey Sam of CSN Chicago: Privately, Gibson isn’t too thrilled with the prospect of continuing to be a reserve, according to multiple people familiar with the situation, but the upbeat...
Via Sports-Glory
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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