Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 19 hours ago

Gibson has been playing through a left shoulder injury, the Chicago Tribune reports.

We've known about this injury for a while, but Gibson reaffirmed Thursday that he's still bothered by the shoulder. "It's tough," Gibson said. "But you still have to go out there and do your best." Gibson received a cortisone shot in the shoulder last week, and he continues to receive treatment before and after games. The forward has struggled offensively thus far in the Bulls' first-round series, but he hauled in 10 rebounds in Game 1 and pulled down 10 in Thursday's Game 3.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 4 days ago

Gibson (knee) grabbed one rebound and blocked three shots in 11 minutes in Game 2 Monday against the Bucks.

Gibson didn't attempt a shot Monday and struggled with foul trouble. He'll get a few days to rest his knee some more as Game 3 isn't until Thursday.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 6 days ago

Gibson (knee) doesn't seem to be in danger of missing Game 2 on Monday against the Bucks, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Gibson suffered a right knee strain in Game 1 but the Bulls aren't overly concerned and Gibson is on track to assume his normal role against the Bucks on Monday. That said, his last hurdle for official approval will be Monday's morning shootaround.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 6 days ago

Gibson (knee) suffered a right knee strain during Saturday's game against Milwaukee, Nick Friedell of ESPN.com reports.

Gibson was reportedly probable to return, but the Bulls had all-but sealed the victory, which allowed Gibson to rest for the remainder of the game. Given that he could have returned if needed, Gibson should be considered probable for game two on Monday.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 1 week ago

Gibson (shoulder) said he will be ready to play in Game 1 Saturday against the Bucks, CBS Sports reports.

Gibson received a cortisone shot at halftime Wednesday against the Hawks and eventually left the game early. He has dealt with various injuries this season, but appears ready to tough it out for the playoffs.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 1 week ago

Gibson (shoulder) will miss the remainder of Wednesday's game with a shoulder strain, Chuck Garfien of CSN Chicago reports.

Gibson had some shoulder soreness entering Wednesday's game, but still drew the start for the injured Joakim Noah. He will miss the remainder of Wednesday's game and should be considered day-to-day heading into the postseason.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 1 week ago

Gibson (shoulder) will start Wednesday's regular season finale against Atlanta, K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Gibson will slot into the starting lineup with Joakim Noah sidelined. He had some shoulder stiffness prior to Wednesday's pregame warmup, but Gibson will be able to play in the regular season finale.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 1 week ago

Gibson (shoulder) will be a game-time decision Wednesday, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.

Coach Tom Thibodeau said Gibson will warm up before being evaluated one final time. If his shoulder is deemed too stiff, he'll be held out, but a final call may not come until just before tip.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 1 week ago

Gibson has some soreness in his shoulder but he's expected to play Wednesday against the Hawks, KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Assuming he plays, Gibson will likely make another start in place of Joakim Noah, who is being held out with knee/hamstring issues. Gibson played 31 minutes Monday, putting up 15 points, nine rebounds and four blocks in the blowout victory over Brooklyn.

Taj Gibson PF/C CHI 2 weeks ago

Gibson will get the start Monday in place of Joakim Noah (knee), KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Noah is a late scratch due to tendinitis in his knee, so Gibson will move into the starting lineup at power forward as Pau Gasol shifts to center. Expect Gibson to see a bump in minutes.