5 Reasons Taj Gibson Is Fool’s Gold for the Chicago Bulls

August 6th, 2011 by Brian Mazique Leave a reply »
Let me make one thing clear about my opinion of Taj Gibson: I like him as a player.

He plays with great effort, he is a good athlete, and he is a coach's dream. These very qualities are the reasons many fans overrate him. Fans are delusional if they feel that Gibson offers a better option at power forward than Carlos Boozer.

Taj Gibson is the Chicago Bulls equivalent to a backup quarterback. Many people are unhappy with the play of the starter and the team's results, so benching the starter in favor of the backup is the battle cry. It is a knee-jerk reaction that is counter-productive for the present and future state of the franchise.

Here are five reasons why Taj is more mirage than gold.

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