Taj Gibson Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation on Bulls Star

June 26th, 2016 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »

Having already traded Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks, the Chicago Bulls may not be done reshuffling their roster this offseason. Taj Gibson could be the next veteran out the door.

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Bulls Reportedly Looking to Move Gibson Sunday, June 26 The Chicago Sun-Times' Joe Cowley reported Sunday the Bulls have talked to other teams about trading Gibson.  

Trading Gibson makes sense for Chicago, even if the team is resigned to losing one or both of Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol in free agency. Robin Lopez's arrival in the Rose trade will help bolster the frontcourt, and the Bulls have plenty of depth at power forward.

Head coach Fred Hoiberg will likely want to give Bobby Portis more playing time in 2016-17, and the same goes for Nikola Mirotic. Offloading Gibson will make it easier for Hoiberg to focus on the franchise's younger players.

Trading Gibson by itself shouldn't be an issue. The question for the Bulls will be how much they want back in return.

In the past, his expiring deal would be relatively attractive—Gibson is due $8.95 million in 20 ...

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