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California’s Jamal Boykin battles for a rebound with Southern California’s Taj Gibson. (JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO, McClatchy-Tribune)
The Bulls introduced their new draft pick: Taj Gibson. (Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune)
The Bulls introduced their new draft picks, Taj Gibson and James Johnson. (Nancy Stone, Chicago Tribune)
Bulls rookie Taj Gibson during an open practice. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson during the 1st quarter of 87-86 win over Bucks at the United Center. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson and New York’s Al Harrington battle for a loose ball in 4th quarter. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
San Antonio’s DeJuan Blair has a shot rejected by Taj Gibson as Joakim Noah assists on the play during the third quarter. (Eric Gay, Associated Press)
Taj Gibson dunks over New Jersey’s Brook Lopez in the 4th quarter. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson confers with the Bulls mascot on the bench during the first half of the Rookie Challenge game. (Eric Gay, Associated Press)
Golden State’s Stephen Curry, Minnesota’s Jonny Flynn and Taj Gibson laugh during a time out in the first half of the Rookie Challenge. (LM Otero, Associated Press)
Minnesota’s Kevin Love is double-teamed by Taj Gibson and Kirk Hinrich in the second half. (Jim Mone, Associated Press)
Taj Gibson battles Atlanta’s Josh Smith for a loose ball during the first half. (Charles Rex Arbogast, Associated Press)
Taj Gibson battles New Jersey’s Yi Jianlian for a rebound during the first half. (Paul Beaty, Associated Press)
Taj Gibson dunks against the Cavaliers during the third quarter of Game 3. (Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press)
Taj Gibson watches the final minutes of 121-98 loss to Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson shoots over Cleveland’s Jamario Moon in the third quarter of Game 5. (Mark Duncan, Associated Press)
Taj Gibson sits on the bench before the start of a preseason game against the Mavericks at the United Center.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony drives around Taj Gibson during the first quarter. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson grabs a rebound against the Mavericks. (Glenn James, NBAE/Getty Images)
Taj Gibson holds a bag of ice on his head during the third quarter against the Clippers. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Injured Taj Gibson sits on the bench before the start of a game against the Philadelphia 76ers.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson dunks the ball in front of Orlando’s Hedo Turkoglu in the first quarter. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson celebrates 4th quarter basket during 109-99 win over San Antonio. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson dunks over Washington‘s Trevor Booker during the third quarter.  (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson yells for a time out as he is being squashed by New Jersey‘s Johan Petro.  (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson fights for a rebound with Indiana‘s Tyler Hansbrough and Roy Hibbert in the second half of Game 3.  (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson tries to shovel a loose ball to a teammate in the first half against the Hawks in Game 1. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson dunks against the Hawks during the first half of Game 2 (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson hangs on the rim after a slam dunk against the Hawks during the first half of Game 2. (JOHN GRESS, REUTERS)
Taj Gibson reacts after scoring while being fouled in the 4th quarter of Game 5 vs. Atlanta. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Keith Bogans hugs Taj Gibson at the end of their 95-83 win over the Hawks in Game 5. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson celebrates after a dunk on the Miami Heat during the first half in Game 1. (JOHN GRESS, REUTERS)
Joakim Noah, Kyle Korver and Taj Gibson can’t believe a foul call on Noah and technical foul on Gibson in the fourth quarter of Game 5. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson dunks on Miami’s Dwyane Wade in Game 1.  (Gregory Shamus, Getty Images)
Taj Gibson tries to pump up the crowd and his team after scoring in the 4th quarter of Game 2. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson before shoot around at American Airlines Arena.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson dunks over Miami’s Dwyane Wade during the first half in Game 1.  (JEFF HAYNES, REUTERS)
Taj Gibson at the Hoops for Hope images at the Moody Bible Institute. (Brian Kersey/Kraft Photography)
Taj Gibson and Joakim Noah pose for a photograph at Media Day at the Berto Center. (José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson poses for a photograph at Media Day at the Berto Center. (José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson, Luol Deng, Joakim Noah and Ronnie Brewer team up to block the shot of the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant in the final seconds of the season opener.  (DANNY MOLOSHOK, REUTERS)
Taj Gibson looks for room to shoot against the Hawks’ Josh Smith during the first half. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, McClatchy-Tribune)
Taj Gibson grimaces after making a basket late in the second half against the Kings. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson soars to the basket in front of the Trail Blazers’ Kurt Thomas in the first quarter. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson celebrates with Luol Deng after Deng hit the game-winner in overtime to beat the Raptors 102-101.  (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson dunks in overtime of the Bulls’ 96-86 win over the Heat.  (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson keeps a loose ball away from the Bobcats’ D.J. White. (Robert Lahser, McClatchy-Tribune)
Taj Gibson goes up for a dunk against the Cavaliers. The Bulls won 107-75.  (Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images)
Taj Gibson arrives at the Wells Fargo Center for shootaround before Game 3. (Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson dunks against the 76ers in the second quarter of Game 5. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson celebrates getting a call against the 76ers in the third quarter of Game 5. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson reacts after being fouled in the second half against the 76ers in Game 6. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson questions an official’s call after being called for a technical foul against the 76ers during the 1st half of Game 6. (Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE, US PRESSWIRE)
Taj Gibson dunks against the 76ers in Game 6. (Drew Hallowell, Getty Images)
Taj Gibson waves to fans after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the start of the White Sox-Twins game at U.S. Cellular Field.  (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson during practice before the preseason game against the Grizzlies at the United Center. (Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE, US PRESSWIRE)
Taj Gibson is tied up for a loose ball by the Cavaliers’ Luke Harangody and Dion Waiters during a preseason game at Assembly Hall in Champaign. (Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune)
Taj Gibson scores on a rebound during the first half against the Bucks. (Dennis Wierzbicki-US PRESSWIRE, US PRESSWIRE)
Taj Gibson has a laugh while standing beside the Timberwolves’ Lou Amundson in the second half of a preseason game. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune)
Sacramento’s Thomas Robinson and Taj Gibson position themselves for a rebound during the second half of the season opener. (Nuccio DiNuzzo, Chicago Tribune)
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