Taj Gibson

Power Forward Age: 29 Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2009 College: Southern California Agent(s): Mark Bartelstein
  • Current Contract

    Taj Gibson signed a 4 year / $33,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $33,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $8,250,000. In 2014-15, Gibson will earn a base salary of $8,000,000. Gibson has a cap hit of $8,000,000 while his dead money value is $25,450,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $33,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $8,250,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap
    2013-14 Contract details by year $7,550,000 $7,550,000 $33,000,000
    2014-15 Contract details by year $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $25,450,000
    2015-16 Contract details by year $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $17,450,000
    2016-17 Contract details by year $8,950,000 $8,950,000 $8,950,000
    2017 Free Agent Year UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Deal could reach $38 million due to incentives
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases, Basketball Insiders & ShamSports.

    Previous Contracts

    2009-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,690,948
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $2,172,737
    Signed Using: Rookie
    Free Agent: 0 /
    Year   Base Salary Cap Hit Dead
    2009-10 Contract details by year $1,039,800 $1,039,800 -
    2010-11 Contract details by year $1,117,680 $1,117,680 -
    2011-12 Contract details by year $962,377 $962,377 -
    2012-13 Contract details by year $2,155,811 $2,155,811 -
    2013-14 Contract details by year $3,181,977 $3,181,977 -
    • 2011 82 game salary: $1,195,680
    • 2011 Club Option exercised
    • 2012 Club Option exercised
    • 2013 was a Qualifying Offer
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $1,039,800 - - - $1,039,800
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $1,117,680 - - - $1,117,680
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $962,377 - - - $962,377
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,155,811 - - - $2,155,811
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $7,550,000 - - - $7,550,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - $8,000,000
    Est. Earnings (6 seasons) $20,825,668 - - - $20,825,668
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/15/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game
    04/03/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-CHI game
    12/29/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-IND game
    04/27/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-WAS game (playoff)
    04/14/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game
    04/13/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game
    04/09/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-MIN game
    03/05/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-DET game
    03/03/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-BKN game
    02/11/2014 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game
    12/07/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-CHI game
    11/21/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during CHI-DEN game
    11/21/2013 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (following two technical fouls) from CHI-DEN game
    05/10/2013 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $25,000 for verbally abusing the refs during CHI-MIA game (playoff)
    05/08/2013 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during CHI-MIA game (playoff)
    05/08/2013 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (following two technical fouls) from CHI-MIA game (playoff)
    - $63,000
  • 2014 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Taj Gibson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($8,000,000) Rank
    NBA: #73
    Eastern: #29
    Eastern Central: #9
    Chicago Bulls: #3
    Power Forward: #15

    Total Cash ($8,000,000) Rank
    NBA: #71
    Power Forward: #15

    Average Annual ($8,250,000) Rank
    NBA: #69
    Power Forward: #15