Jump to content

Visit Rotoworld.comRotoworld Forums  
Rotoworld: MLB | NFL | NBA | NHL | NASCAR | CFB
Sports Talk Blogs: PFT | HBT | PBT | CFT | PHT
  Visit NBCSports.com

Photo
* * - - - 1 votes

Taj Gibson 2013-2014 Season Outlook


  • Please log in to reply
174 replies to this topic

#1 JohnWegther

JohnWegther

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 128 posts

Posted 12 October 2013 - 08:21 PM

Taj has been tearing it up in the preseason. He may have some late round value since he will backup both Boozer and Noah who does tend to miss a couple of games throughout the season.

#2 Code of Hammurabi

Code of Hammurabi

    All-Time Great

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,857 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Chicago #thechi
  • Interests:Stocks, fantasy sports and Real Estate investment....

Posted 12 October 2013 - 08:27 PM

Possible. but he never seems to get quite enough mins to be fantasy relevant.
EMBODYING & ADVOCATING FRIENDLY PHILOSOPHY SINCE 1978

#3 TheWhiteMamba

TheWhiteMamba

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,594 posts

Posted 12 October 2013 - 08:29 PM

Was hoping someone would start a thread on him. He has looked awesome so far, he's added muscle, he's hitting the mid range jumper, and his post skills seem to have improved too. There is little to no hesitation in his game right now and his confidence looks sky high.

I think he'll play about 25 minutes(15 at PF and about 10 or so at C) and I could see him even taking the starting job from Boozer if the bulls go through a rough stretch at any point. He's got stand alone value in 12 teamers just because of his blocks.

Edited by TheWhiteMamba, 12 October 2013 - 08:30 PM.

  • Akhil4real likes this
10 team .5 ppr
QB: Stafford
RB: Murray
RB: Ellington
WR: Bryant
WR: Roddy White
TE: Pitta
FLEX: Rashad Jennings
D: Bengals
K: Graham
BN: Chris Johnson
BN: Erick Decker
BN: Pierre Thomas
BN: Boldin
BN: Justin Hunter
BN: Ahmad Bradshaw
BN: Zach Ertz

#4 rotojoe

rotojoe

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,760 posts

Posted 13 October 2013 - 10:58 AM

this guy is deserves to start somewhere, he has for years.
  • Code of Hammurabi, pduce242424 and rwc1 like this

#5 Code of Hammurabi

Code of Hammurabi

    All-Time Great

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,857 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Chicago #thechi
  • Interests:Stocks, fantasy sports and Real Estate investment....

Posted 13 October 2013 - 11:15 AM

So Good yet still so underrated. The bulls should have amnestied Boozer long ago.

this guy is deserves to start somewhere, he has for years.


EMBODYING & ADVOCATING FRIENDLY PHILOSOPHY SINCE 1978

#6 ballsohard

ballsohard

    Hall of Famer

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 5,433 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 13 October 2013 - 11:43 AM

What makes this year particularly interesting is that Gibson's contract extension kicks in this year. The Bulls are notoriously cheap and I'm not sure whether they'd be able to swallow paying Gibson upwards of $7.5M to be a 25-minute bench player. It'll be interesting how they tackle this situation.

#7 Code of Hammurabi

Code of Hammurabi

    All-Time Great

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,857 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Chicago #thechi
  • Interests:Stocks, fantasy sports and Real Estate investment....

Posted 13 October 2013 - 11:48 AM

They are def penny pinchers which makes it a bit more shocking they havent amnestied boozer for more tax flexibility.

What makes this year particularly interesting is that Gibson's contract extension kicks in this year. The Bulls are notoriously cheap and I'm not sure whether they'd be able to swallow paying Gibson upwards of $7.5M to be a 25-minute bench player. It'll be interesting how they tackle this situation.


EMBODYING & ADVOCATING FRIENDLY PHILOSOPHY SINCE 1978

#8 JohnWegther

JohnWegther

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 128 posts

Posted 13 October 2013 - 01:58 PM

Holy crap. Boozer is on contract to be paid 15 mill each for this year and the next. Can the Bulls amnesty Boozer with 2 year left on his contract?

Edited by JohnWegther, 13 October 2013 - 02:01 PM.


#9 Pooskay

Pooskay

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,681 posts

Posted 13 October 2013 - 02:11 PM

Consistency is the issue with Gibson. If he keeps this up into the reg season, he will be a force.

Say bye-bye to Boozer.

#10 ComericanPie

ComericanPie

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,992 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Austin, TX

Posted 27 October 2013 - 10:01 PM

Noah seems like a go to start the year...this guy has definite flier potential anyway. Would've been nice to have a few games this week with starter's minutes since his games come on the days with less games.

#11 deathrazor

deathrazor

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,818 posts

Posted 27 October 2013 - 11:51 PM

This season's Favors? Talentwise can start in a couple of other teams but being blocked for playing time by highly paid veterans.

#12 EatPrayLove

EatPrayLove

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,072 posts

Posted 27 October 2013 - 11:59 PM

This season's Favors? Talentwise can start in a couple of other teams but being blocked for playing time by highly paid veterans.


Much more favorable situation because he is backing up an amnesty candidate and an injury prone candidate.

#13 keep it ONE hunnid

keep it ONE hunnid

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,430 posts

Posted 28 October 2013 - 12:53 PM

i am keeping an closw eye on this dude this year, I think down the year he might start, Boozer is a weak defender and jacks up many shots

#14 pduce242424

pduce242424

    Allstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 770 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 28 October 2013 - 01:10 PM

They might have Mirotic coming in next year...not sure how that will impact Taj, even if they amnesty Boozer.

#15 BennyLJ

BennyLJ

    Rookie

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 164 posts

Posted 28 October 2013 - 01:12 PM

I can't find a season outlook thread on Kaman...I think he'll get minutes in LA but the upside of Taj is very appealing...
10 team 8 Category ROTO League withOUT turnovers.

PG- Deron Williams
SG- Monta Ellis
G- Kevin Martin
SF- Lebron James
PF- Derrick Favors
F- Andre Iguodala
C- Marcin Gortat
C- Brook Lopez
Util- Isaiah Thomas
Util- Ryan Anderson

BN- Rajon Rondo
BN- Larry Sanders
BN- Jared Sullinger

**The views and opinions expressed here are my own and do not nescesarily refelct those of a fantasy basketball expert**

#16 rotojoe

rotojoe

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,760 posts

Posted 18 November 2013 - 11:20 PM

I have been holding Taj all season just waiting for a Noah or Boozer trade or injury,. I know he can be great if he gets starter's minutes. Is it time to give up, though? Oops, sorry this is so small. you do not need glasses.

#17 StickerHappy

StickerHappy

    Allstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 574 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Manila, Philippines
  • Interests:Shake and Bake

Posted 18 November 2013 - 11:24 PM

Drop Chris Kaman for him?

I can't find a season outlook thread on Kaman...I think he'll get minutes in LA but the upside of Taj is very appealing...


These kind of questions belong to the Assistant Coach Help Forum. I still know why others don't get this.

Edited by StickerHappy, 18 November 2013 - 11:25 PM.

  • darkyume likes this

Audentes fortuna juvat

 

12 team H2H

Guards: George Hill, Victor Oladipo, Michael Carter-Williams, Aaron Afflalo, Darren Collison, OJ Mayo

Forwards: Carmelo Anthony, Chandler Parsons, Draymond Green

Centers: Chris Bosh, Marc Gasol, Markieff Morris, Kelly Olynyk

 

10 team H2H

Guards: Ty Lawson, Jeff Teague, Reggie Jackson, Victor Oladipo, OJ Mayo, Brandon Knight

Forwards: Kevin Durant, Chandler Parsons, Terrence Jones

Centers: Anthony Davis, Dirk Nowitzki, Robin Lopez, Kelly Olynyk


#18 Sameer

Sameer

    Superstar

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,412 posts

Posted 02 December 2013 - 08:53 PM

He has been killing it ever since D Rose went out.. but hes shot more than 50% in each game so not sure what to make of it when he gets a normal game..

Just a pick up in 14+ or even 12?

#19 TheWhiteMamba

TheWhiteMamba

    On the Ballot

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,594 posts

Posted 02 December 2013 - 08:57 PM

He's a beast, his offense has gotten so much better this year
10 team .5 ppr
QB: Stafford
RB: Murray
RB: Ellington
WR: Bryant
WR: Roddy White
TE: Pitta
FLEX: Rashad Jennings
D: Bengals
K: Graham
BN: Chris Johnson
BN: Erick Decker
BN: Pierre Thomas
BN: Boldin
BN: Justin Hunter
BN: Ahmad Bradshaw
BN: Zach Ertz

#20 Code of Hammurabi

Code of Hammurabi

    All-Time Great

  • Established Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,857 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Chicago #thechi
  • Interests:Stocks, fantasy sports and Real Estate investment....

Posted 02 December 2013 - 09:53 PM

Joakim Owners would be wise to consider rostering him considering his recent health and generally how he looks this season..
EMBODYING & ADVOCATING FRIENDLY PHILOSOPHY SINCE 1978




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users