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Taj Gibson Biography
Taj Gibson was born June 24, 1985 and is a professionalbasketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association(NBA). Following the 2010 signing of Carlos Boozer, he has played as the secondstring power forward. Gibson played three seasons of collegiate basketball forthe USC Trojans and was selected 26th overall by the Bulls in the 2009 NBADraft. He is known mostly for dunking on Dwayne Wade in the 2011 easternconference championship. Before that most people didn't even know who he was.
Gibson declared for the 2009 NBA Draft, and was selected26th overall by the Chicago Bulls. He, along with fellow draft pick JamesJohnson, signed with the Bulls in July, 2009. Gibson was the starting powerforward for most of his rookie season with the Bulls and impressed many peoplewith his high energy and good defense. During the All-Star Weekend, Gibsonplayed in the Rookie Challenge, where the Rookie team won for the first timesince 2002. The Bulls made the playoffs securing the 8th seed in the EasternConference. Taj averaged 7.6 points per game and 7.0 rebounds while the Bullslost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round. At the end of his firstseason, Taj was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.
During the off-season, the Bulls signed power forward CarlosBoozer, who was expected to start at the beginning of the season rather thanGibson. Prior to the pre-season though, Boozer broke his hand, so Gibsonstarted the first 15 games of the season. After Boozer's return, Gibson movedinto a bench role for most of the season. At the end of the season, the Bullsmade the playoffs as a 1st seed in the Eastern Conference. On May 10, 2011,Gibson helped his team take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinalsagainst Atlanta, making all of his 11 points in the fourth quarter.
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