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Taj Gibson
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13.0 6.8 1.1
Team: ChicagoHeight: 6-9 Born: 6/24/1985
Position: F-CWeight: 225 Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
College: USCDraft: 1st Round 26th pick by Bulls (2009)


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Apr. 27 11:34 AM PT12:34 PM MT1:34 PM CT2:34 PM ET18:34 GMT2:34 11:34 AM MST1:34 PM EST22:34 UAE20:3414:34 ET1:34 PM CT17:34 - Gibson turned in the game of his life Saturday.
Analysis: Gibson's 32 points were a career high in a playoff or regular-season game. Fantasy owners may want to keep an eye on him for the 2014-15 season. Game 5 in Tuesday back home in Chicago.
Apr. 12 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - Taj Gibson scored 17 points off the bench, helping Chicago rally to a 106-98 win over Detroit on Friday. He also added four rebounds and a pair of blocked shots.
Analysis: The win clinched home-court advantage in the first round for Chicago in the upcoming playoffs, and also put them third in the conference standings.
Mar. 25 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE05:480:48 ET10:48 PM CT3:48 - Gibson led five players in double figures with 23 points and the Chicago Bulls brushed off a poor offensive first half to rally for an 89-77 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night. Gibson, who was 9 for 15 from the field, also had eight rebounds in 32 minutes off the bench.
Analysis: Gibson, averaging a career-high 13.4 points this season, has provided 16.7 per game in the last six contests.
Mar. 1 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT5:07 - Gibson continued his strong recent stretch with 20 points and 15 rebounds in Friday's win over Dallas.
Analysis: Gibson is averaging 18.4 points and 8.7 rebounds over his last 10 games.
Feb. 26 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE05:3023:30 ET10:30 PM CT3:30 - Gibson led the way with 21 points off the bench in Wednesday's 103-83 rout of Golden State.
Analysis: Gibson has been a force of late, posting 18.2 points per game over the last nine. Fantasy owners should continue to start him with confidence.
Feb. 13 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)03:5321:53 ET8:53 PM CT0:53 - Gibson had a game-high 16 points in the Bulls' 92-76 win over Brooklyn on Thursday.
Analysis: Gibson has been superb over the last four games, averaging 21.0 points and 9.0 rebounds.
Feb. 11 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET4:29 GMT12:29 9:29 PM MST11:29 PM EST8:29 UAE05:2923:29 ET10:29 PM CT2:29 - In the starting lineup for the third straight game for the injured Carlos Boozer, Taj Gibson had 24 points and 12 rebounds in Chicago's 100-85 win on Tuesday against Atlanta.
Analysis: Versus the Hawks, Gibson was especially efficient from the field, going 12 of 19 while pulling down four offensive rebounds.
Feb. 7 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE06:390:39 ET11:39 PM CT3:39 - Starting in place of the injured Carlos Boozer, Taj Gibson matched a career-high with 26 points, while also grabbing 13 rebounds. However, Chicago lost to Golden State 102-87.
Analysis: Gibson was the centerpiece of the Bulls offense, taking 23 shots to score his 26 points.
Jan. 23 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET5:48 GMT13:48 10:48 PM MST12:48 AM EST9:48 UAE06:480:48 ET11:48 PM CT3:48 - Gibson started and matched a career high with 26 points Wednesday in a win over Cleveland.
Analysis: He's averaging 19.0 points in four starts this season.
Jan. 8 10:36 PM PT11:36 PM MT12:36 AM CT1:36 AM ET6:36 GMT14:36 11:36 PM MST1:36 AM EST10:36 UAE07:361:36 ET12:36 AM CT4:36 - Taj Gibson had 19 points and 10 rebounds, as the Bulls beat the Suns 92-87 on Tuesday night in their first game since trading Luol Deng.
Analysis: The double-double, Gibson's fourth of the season, was his second in a row. Both took place with Gibson in the starting lineup because of an injury to Carlos Boozer.
Dec. 25 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CT1:11 - Gibson had 20 points and eight rebounds off the bench as Chicago won 95-78 at Brooklyn on Christmas Day.
Analysis: Gibson is averaging 16.3 points over the last four games, 4.3 more than his season mark.
Dec. 8 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE06:430:43 ET11:43 PM CT3:43 - Gibson had 21 points and 10 rebounds in Saturday's 92-75 loss to Milwaukee.
Analysis: Gibson has been outstanding over a five-game stretch, posting 21.4 points and 8.4 boards. He should be owned in all formats at this point.
Dec. 6 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE06:430:43 ET11:43 PM CT3:43 - Gibson scored 19 points as the Chicago Bulls beat LeBron James and the Miami Heat 107-87 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Gibson is averaging 21.5 points and shooting 66.7 percent (36 of 54) in his last four games.
Dec. 3 9:38 PM PT10:38 PM MT11:38 PM CT12:38 AM ET5:38 GMT13:38 10:38 PM MST12:38 AM EST9:38 UAE06:380:38 ET11:38 PM CT3:38 - Gibson had 26 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks in Monday's 131-128 triple-overtime loss to New Orleans.
Analysis: Gibson is now averaging 22.3 points over the last three games. While it remains to be seen if he can keep it up, Gibson should be owned in all but the shallowest of formats right now.
Nov. 28 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET5:50 GMT13:50 10:50 PM MST12:50 AM EST9:50 UAE06:500:50 ET11:50 PM CT3:50 - Gibson had a career-high 23 points off the bench in Wednesday's 99-79 win at Chicago.
Analysis: Despite his big day, Gibson won't have much fantasy value unless Carlos Boozer or Joakim Noah goes down.

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