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Taj Gibson
Gibson during the 2009 NCAA Tournament
Chicago Bulls  – No. 22
Power forward
Born June 24, 1985 (1985-06-24) (age 24)
Brooklyn, NY
Nationality United States
Listed height 6 ft 9.75 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
High school Calvary Christian High School,
San Fernando, CA
College Southern California
Pro career 2009–present

Taj Jami Gibson (born June 24, 1985) is an American basketball power forward that was drafted 26th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls of the NBA.


College career

Gibson played at the University of Southern California, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. As one of the oldest freshmen in the country at age 22 in 2007 he was named to the Pac-10 All freshman team. He helped beat rival UCLA in 2008.

Gibson was named to the 2009 All-Pac 10 Tournament Team by helping the Trojans winning the Tournament Championship at the Staples Center.[1]

NBA career

Gibson declared for the 2009 NBA Draft,[2] and was selected 26th overall by the Chicago Bulls. He, along with fellow draft pick James Johnson, signed with the Bulls in July, 2009.[3]

He currently occupies the starting power forward position. Taj plays with energy and good defense.


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