Taj Gibson hit 8-of-10 shots on his way to 17 points, seven rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 31 minutes on Tuesday night.
Taj Gibson ran with the starters for some of Bulls Thursday practice.
Taj Gibson, who added 15 pounds of muscle to his frame over the summer, says he's disappointed at not winning last season's Sixth Man of the Year Award (won by Jamal Crawford).
While Taj Gibson isn't expected to start for the Bulls, he could still see solid minutes, especially in the fourth quarter of games.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said that he doesn't like playing Taj Gibson next to Pau Gasol and Joakim Noah.
Taj Gibson tweeted on Friday night that he likes coming off the bench.
Taj Gibson is not thrilled with the possibility of coming off the bench next season.
Taj Gibson said he was never told he'd start and would have no problem coming off the bench.
Taj Gibson has been told he will start at power forward next season, according to the Chicago Sun Times.
Taj Gibson finished second in the 2013-14 Sixth Man of the Year voting.
Taj Gibson suffered no structural damage to the left ankle he rolled in Game 5 against the Wizards.
Taj Gibson did not break his ankle during the Bulls' season-ending loss on Tuesday, but he'll be re-examined on Wednesday.
Taj Gibson sprained his left ankle during the fourth quarter of Tuesday's Game 5 and needed help leaving the court.
Bulls' coach Tom Thibodeau is pleased with Taj Gibson's growth this season.