Bulls list Derrick Rose (elbow) and Taj Gibson (ribs) as doubtful for tonight.
Gibson went home to New York for personal matter. Trying to get back but doubtful with fractured rib.
Taj Gibson said he's going to try to play vs. Pistons with his fractured rib. So there's that.
After further evaluations on right knee, Philadelphia's Jahlil Okafor has scheduled surgery for Tuesday, league sources tell The Vertical.
ESPN "Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose scored 17 points and contributed three assists in Tuesday's 129-111 loss to the Miami Heat. It was Rose's first outing in almost a week, after he missed the past three games because of right hamstring tendinitis. While Rose was upset with the way his team..." March 02
Taj Gibson has a right hamstring injury. He will not return tonight.
As of now, Bulls haven't budged from seeking player AND first-round pick in any Taj Gibson talks.
Pro Basketball Talk "The Toronto Raptors believe with a serious upgrade at power forward they can challenge Cleveland atop the East. The Chicago Bulls need to start reshaping their roster, especially in the frontcourt. That had the two sides considering a trade, reported by Zach Lowe of ESPN, but those talks..." February 17
CSN Chicago "The Bulls entered the 2015-16 season with arguably the NBA's deepest frontcourt. They'll head into the All-Star break with three of their top four on the depth chart sidelined. Already playing without Joakim Noah, likely out for the year after separating his shoulder, and Nikola Mirotic,..." February 11
According to Bulls PR, Gibson has a strained left foot and is out for game.
CBS Sports "Under new head coach Fred Hoiberg, the Chicago Bulls have only shown flashes of being one of the better teams in the East. With a record of 15-11, the Bulls are underperforming, possibly dealing with chemistry issues and are even questioning their identity. And now they may be trying to make some..." December 24
Pro Basketball Talk "Pau Gasol and Nikola Mirotic have started every game for the Bulls this season. Now, it appears Fred Hoiberg is shaking up his front court – for real this time. Instead of the once-reported plan of starting Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson started over Mirotic against the Celtics tonight. Let’s..." December 10
Chicago Tribune "The bulk of the first quarter had wound down before Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg finally gave a nod to Taj Gibson to enter the game against the Hornets on Friday night at the United Center. The veteran forward shed his gray warmup shirt, stretched his legs and ambled onto the court with 2 minutes,..." November 16
Speaking at his basketball camp in Deerfield, Taj Gibson said he played through torn ligament in his ankle. On track w/ rehab after surgery.
Bulls say forward Taj Gibson underwent an arthroscopy and repair of his left ankle on Tuesday and is expected to be out 4 months.
Chicago Tribune "Taj Gibson's determined mentality finally succumbed to a surgeon's knife. Gibson, who has battled ankle issues repeatedly over his six-year NBA career, underwent an arthroscopy and repair of his left ankle on Tuesday, the Bulls announced. The team estimated his rehabilitation process and return..." June 19
Larry Brown Sports "Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson was understandably upset after he was ejected from Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday night. He wasn’t just angry with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova, however. Gibson also took aim at the fans. When he was on his way to the..." May 13
ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls' Eastern Conference semifinal series went from competitive to contentious in Tuesday's Game 5 when Chicago's Taj Gibson kicked Cleveland's Matthew Dellavedova while the Cavs guard was lying on the ground. Gibson, starting in place of the injured Pau..." May 13
Taj Gibson went through everything. May go tonight says the Thibs.
Gibson is hopeful he may be able to play tomorrow but he wants to see how he feels after shootaround.
Taj Gibson has been upgraded to questionable for Fri vs. TOR on the #Bulls' official injury list. Butler & Rose are out.
Taj Gibson still in a walking boot. Out at least a week and could be 2.
Gasol will play vs. Clippers. Gibson will not.
Sporting News "Bulls forward Taj Gibson is a critical part of the team's depth off the bench. So critical, in fact, that he's been working through a fairly significant injury to stay on the floor. According to ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell, Gibson has been playing with a torn ligament in his left hand for..." February 23
Gibson and Hinrich both out for the Bulls tonight (illness)
Bulls list Gibson as out and Rose, Noah and Hinrich all probable for Celtics.
Chicago Sun-Times "Pau Gasol will be back. The big man was sidelined in the Monday win over the Clippers, nursing a strained left calf. And all Joakim Noah did in his new teammate’s absence was have his best game of the season, scoring 11 points, grabbing 16 rebounds and dishing out six assists. It was..." November 19
Bulls announce Jimmy Butler (L thumb sprain), Taj Gibson (L ankle sprain), Derrick Rose (both ankles sprains) probable tomorrow vs Magic
CSN Chicago "Coming off a breakout offensive season in which he was arguably the Bulls’ most reliable scoring option (certainly in the post) and the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year runner-up (and probably should have won the award), it seemed as if not only Taj Gibson would return to the starting lineup on a..." September 18
Chicago Tribune "Each time Taj Gibson works out at the Berto Center, team officials tell him not to focus on trade rumors involving his name. That said, they’re not stopping. And Wednesday brought another round as the Bulls continue talking with the Timberwolves about Kevin Love. “It’s tough, but it’s part..." July 24
Sporting News "The six-year-old cousin of Bulls power forward Taj Gibson was stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator around 6 p.m. on Sunday evening, the New York Post reported. The young boy, identified as Prince Joshua Avitto, and a seven-year-old girl were in the elevator en route to get some ice cream..." June 03
Thibs say Noah has to get an MRI on his knee. He also says Taj Gibson just has a sprained ankle.
CSN Chicago "The way Taj Gibson played this season, he deserved much more than what he got Tuesday night. The sixth man suffered a severely sprained ankle midway through the fourth quarter and then watched from the locker room as the Wizards' big men grabbed five offensive rebounds in the final two minutes..." April 30
Chicago Sun-Times "Told that Bulls forward Taj Gibson said, ‘‘There’s a lot of floppers’’ on the Pacers, center Roy Hibbert relayed the message to forward David West. ‘‘That’s who said it, D-West! Taj called us floppers,’’ Hibbert said. ‘‘I haven’t taken a charge in probably four years. He’s entitled to his..." March 25
Chicago Sun-Times "There seems to be no stopping Taj Gibson. At least he feels unstoppable. ‘‘A great player like Ed Pinckney [a Bulls assistant] once told me, ‘When you’re in a zone sometimes, you don’t even think about who’s guarding you. You just go,’ ’’ Gibson said before the Bulls practiced at UCLA on..." February 09
Chicago Sun-Times "No one is safe. And for a team with big dreams for their roster moving forward, no one on the Bulls roster should be. That’s what the Luol Deng trade to Cleveland last month symbolized to his former teammates. If Deng could go, well, rent in Chicago, don’t buy. “I’ve always kind of had..." February 01
Chicago Sun-Times "As of Monday afternoon, coach Tom Thibodeau told the media that, after discussions with general manager Gar Forman and vice president John Paxson, “they’re not actively seeking to move anybody.’’ By midnight, Bulls forward Luol Deng was sent to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Bynum and three..." January 07
Daily Herald "When Taj Gibson talked about Mike Dunleavy's mean streak after Thursday's win over Boston, he was just getting started. Gibson added a story about running into Dunleavy on a New York City subway train roughly 10 years ago. Dunleavy was the No. 3 pick in the 2002 NBA draft after winning a..." January 04
CBS Sports "he NBA has issued two flop warnings to Brandon Jennings of the Detroit Pistons and Taj Gibson of the Chicago Bulls. Jennings' flop came in the first quarter of Saturday's game against the Houston Rockets when he dropped to the ground twice after making contact with Patrick Beverley. The..." December 22
CSN Chicago "Wednesday evening’s 96-81 win over Detroit at the United Center was just another ho-hum preseason game for Taj Gibson who had 11 points and 12 rebounds in the Bulls’ win over the Pistons. While Derrick Rose’s Chicago homecoming was the theme of the night Gibson’s consistently stellar play has..." October 18
Taj Gibson is a late scratch from next week's USA Basketball mini-camp with a sprained ankle, according to Jerry Colangelo.
CSN Chicago "For Taj Gibson, the 2012-13 NBA season was on of highs and lows. While the Bulls rewarded him at the outset of the campaign with a long-term contract extension, the Brooklyn native struggled with inconsistency, partially stemming from recurring knee problems, as well as initial unfamiliarity..." May 19
SLAM Online "The NBA is docking $25K from Taj Gibson for cussing out the referees as he was being ejected in Game 2 against the Miami Heat: “Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson has been fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President..." May 11
Taj Gibson fined $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official, NBA has announced.
Hinrich out. Deng, Gibson still sick. Didn't do shootaround. Gametime decisions. #Bulls
Thibodeau said Hinrich didn't practice. Says he's improving. Deng, Gibson both sick and stayed home. #Bulls
Chicago Tribune "The news didn't prove all bad Friday on the Bulls' injury front. Coach Tom Thibodeau said Taj Gibson has "been moving great," and the minutes limit for the versatile forward could be lifted. Gibson missed 17 games over two stints while dealing with a sprained MCL in his left knee. With Joakim..." April 20
Taj Gibson said he's out vs. Heat, may play Monday vs. Magic. Said he dislikes wearing knee brace but will have to upon return. #Bulls
Joakim Noah and LeBron foil Taj Gibson out today for Bulls, with Rip Hamilton suspended.