Taj Gibson underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle on Tuesday, and he is expected to be sidelined for the next 4 months.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Taj Gibson's name could come up in trade talks.
Taj Gibson played just 15 minutes against the Cavs on Thursday with two points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block.
Taj Gibson will be suspended for a game if he picks up another technical foul.
Taj Gibson, who was ejected for kicking Matthew Dellavedova in Game 5, said that the incident wasn't a dirty play.
Taj Gibson had 10 points, five rebounds and one block in 26 minutes before being ejected from Tuesday's game for kicking Matthew Dellavedova.
Taj Gibson left Sunday's Game 4 loss to the Cavs during the closing minutes of the fourth quarter and did not return, finishing with six points (2-of-7 FGs, 2-of-2 FTs), eight rebounds, two assists, one block and one turnover through 34 minutes.
Taj Gibson will be in the starting lineup for Game 4 against the Cavs on Sunday with Pau Gasol (hamstring) unavailable.
Taj Gibson was a key to the Bulls' Game 3 win on Friday, playing some great defense while adding nine points, nine rebounds and one block in 23 minutes off the bench.
Head coach Tom Thibodeau showered praise on Taj Gibson for what he brings to the table.
Taj Gibson scored eight points on 3-of-5 shooting with five rebounds and one assist in 28 minutes off the bench in Monday's Game 1 win over the Cavs.
Taj Gibson played 25 minutes against the Bucks on Saturday with eight points, four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block.
Taj Gibson is dealing with injuries to his left ankle and left shoulder, but that won't keep him off the court during the Bulls' first-round series with the Bucks.
Taj Gibson played 29 minutes against the Bucks on Thursday with six points, 10 rebounds, two assists and one block.