Posts tagged "taj"

Taj Gibson has plantar fasciitis misses summer league game 3

Things have gone from bad to worse for Taj Gibson as he misses summer league game 3 with plantar fasciitis as reported on the summer league web broadcast.   This is somewhat discouraging since it’s often a chronic injury for players, and one which has a slow recovery. This early in the season it probably doesn’t... Read more »

Vegas baby! VEGAS!

You know you’re a Bulls fan when you’re anticipating Chicago Bulls Summer League action so badly that you woke up this morning clicked on yahoo sports and thought “Prince Fielder won the home run derby?   I didn’t know it was the all-star break”.   Such was my experience at O’Hare Airport this morning awaiting... Read more »

Gar Forman on Waddle and Silvy

Gar Foreman appeared on the Waddle and Silvy show to address the draft last night.  He went into a wide array of topics related to trades, talent and value. Forman says the Bulls identified Johnson as a top 5-7 talent in the draft.   I have no problem believing that.   I had Johnson ranked in my... Read more »

Morning after: Draft thoughts and the new makeup of the Chicago Bulls

After a night to sleep on a relatively boring draft, I’ve come up with the key questions relating to the Bulls going forward, and how our draft effects the rest of our summer.  First, James Johnson is still a stud, relatively speaking, and I’m happy we drafted him.   Taj Gibson, after looking up his profile,... Read more »

Showdown workout doomed Blair? Mullens?

The Bulls brought in Dejuan Blair and B.J. Mullens for a second workout right before the end of the draft, and it was shortly after this workout that the Bulls decided to take Taj Gibson according to my sources.   It seems like the Bulls may have passed on Blair based on talent and not knee... Read more »

Chicago Bulls take Taj Gibson at #26

With DeJuan Blair on the board, the Chicago Bulls select Taj Gibson disappointing most Bulls fans.   While Blair’s knee issues where a challenge, it’s surprising to pass him here.   Gibson isn’t a player I scouted, so I don’t have an in depth view of him. This pick looks like a promise pick though as... Read more »