NBA: Chicago 98, Charlotte 89

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15 (UPI) -- Derrick Rose struck for 27 points and Joakim Noah added 21 Wednesday as the Chicago Bulls clinched a playoff spot with a 98-89 win over Charlotte.

NBA: Chicago 106, New Jersey 83

CHICAGO, March 27 (UPI) -- Taj Gibson got hot early, scoring 14 of his 22 points in the first quarter Saturday as the Chicago Bulls routed New Jersey 106-83.

NBA: Chicago 120, Indiana 110

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bulls got 31 points from Luol Deng and won for the fifth time in six games Wednesday, beating the Indiana Pacers 120-110.

NBA: Chicago 122, Philadelphia 90

CHICAGO, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Taj Gibson had 20 points and 13 rebounds Saturday and seven Chicago Bulls scored in double figures in a 122-90 pounding of Philadelphia.

NBA: Chicago 104, Houston 97

HOUSTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Brad Miller stepped into a starting role Saturday and responded with 25 points that helped lift the Chicago Bulls to a 104-97 road win over Houston.

NBA: Chicago 110, Minnesota 96

CHICAGO, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Kirk Hinrich and Joakim Noah each scored 20 points Saturday in Chicago's 110-96 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NBA: Toronto 99, Chicago 89

TORONTO, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Jose Calderon scored six points in a 14-point Toronto fourth-quarter run Wednesday, rallying the Raptors past Chicago 99-89.

COL BKB: USC 72, Boston College 55

MINNEAPOLIS, March 20 (UPI) -- Taj Gibson made all 10 of his field goal attempts and scored 24 points Friday, pacing USC to a 72-55 victory over Boston College in the NCAA Tournament.

COL BKB: Washington 60, Southern Cal 51

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Quincy Pondexter scored eight of his 22 points late in the second half Saturday to help No. 19 Washington post a 60-51 win over Southern California.


LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Darren Collison had 18 points and six assists Sunday night to lead No. 7 UCLA to a 64-60 win over USC.

COL BKB: Missouri 83, Southern Cal 72

SAN JUAN , Puerto Rico, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Missouri's Demarre Carroll scored 29 points Sunday in an 83-72 Tigers' win over 20th-ranked Southern California in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off event.

COL BKB: USC 73, Chattanooga 46

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Taj Gibson scored 17 points with nine rebounds Friday to lead 20th-ranked USC's 73-46 rout of Chattanooga at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic in San Juan.

COL BKC: Southern Calif. 78, UC-Irvine 55

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Dwight Lewis scored 18 points and Taj Gibson had 17 points and five blocked shots Saturday to lead No. 21 USC to a 78-55 win over UC-Irvine.

COL BKB: Southern Cal 77, Stanford 64

LOS ANGELES, March 8 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo had 25 points and Taj Gibson 20 points and 11 rebounds Saturday to carry Southern Cal to a 77-64 win over seventh-ranked Stanford.


LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Darren Collison scored 14 points and Kevin Love had 13 points, 11 rebounds and five steals Sunday, spurring No. 6 UCLA to a 56-46 win over the USC Trojans.
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Taj Gibson
Cleveland Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao (R) goes up for a shot as Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson defends during the second quarter at the United Center in Chicago on March 19, 2010. UPI/Brian Kersey

Taj Jami Gibson (born June 24, 1985) is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Following the 2010 signing of Carlos Boozer, he played as the second string power forward. Gibson played three seasons of collegiate basketball for the USC Trojans and was selected 26th overall by the Bulls in the 2009 NBA Draft.

Gibson was born on June 24, 1985 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Gibson began his high school career at Telecommunications High in Brooklyn, N.Y. He then attended Stoneridge Prep as a sophomore and junior in Tarzana, California. During his senior year in 2006, he attended Calvary Christian in San Fernando, California.

Gibson played at the University of Southern California, where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. As one of the oldest freshmen in the country at age 22 in 2007 he was named to the Pac-10 All freshman team. He helped beat rival UCLA in 2008.

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