Terrence Ross

NBA free agency: Taj Gibson heading to Minnesota, Serge Ibaka to stay in Toronto

NBA free agency: Taj Gibson heading to Minnesota, Serge Ibaka to stay in Toronto

Taj Gibson is reuniting with coach Tom Thibodeau after agreeing on a two-year, $28-million deal to join the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

The person spoke to the Associated Press Sunday on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be finalized until the NBA's moratorium ends Thursday.

Gibson has spent the bulk of his career in Chicago, including five seasons under Thibodeau. The Bulls traded him to Oklahoma City late last season.

For his career, Gibson has averaged 9.4 points and 6.3 rebounds. In Minnesota, he'll be a new addition along with another former Bulls teammate — Jimmy Butler, who was traded to the...

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