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Taj Gibson

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Power Forward Age: 35 Exp: 10 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2009 College: Southern California Agent(s): Mark Bartelstein ()

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Knicks – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Taj Gibson signed a 2 year / $20,000,000 contract with the New York Knicks, including $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $10,000,000. In 2019-20, Gibson will earn a base salary of $9,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,000,000 and a dead cap value of $9,000,000.

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $20,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Average Salary: $10,000,000
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year 34 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000($9,000,000)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 35 $9,450,000 $9,450,000 $1,000,000 $9,450,000($18,450,000)
    2021 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2020 $1 million guaranteed, fully guaranteed on 06/28/20
    Sources: NBA contract specifics generally collected from media releases as well as multiple media outlets. .

    Previous Contracts

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    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $28,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $14,000,000
    Signed Using: Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2016-2016Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,370,294
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $6,370,294

    2013-2016

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $33,000,000
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $8,250,000
    Signed Using: Bird
    Free Agent: 2017 / UFA

    2009-2012Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $8,690,948
    Signing Bonus: -
    Avg Salary: $2,172,737
    Signed Using: Rookie
    Free Agent: 0 /
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Taj Gibson, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2009-10 Player Cash Earnings $1,039,800 - - - $1,039,800
    2010-11 Player Cash Earnings $1,117,680 - - - $1,117,680
    2011-12 Player Cash Earnings $962,377 - - - $962,377
    2012-13 Player Cash Earnings $2,155,811 - - - $2,155,811
    2013-14 Player Cash Earnings $7,550,000 - - - $7,550,000
    2014-15 Player Cash Earnings $8,000,000 - - - $8,000,000
    2015-16 Player Cash Earnings $8,500,000 - - - $8,500,000
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $2,579,706 - - - $2,579,706
    2016-17 Player Cash Earnings $6,370,294 - - - $6,370,294
    2017-18 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - - $14,000,000
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - - $14,000,000
    2019-20 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - - $9,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (11 seasons)
    $75,275,668 - - - $75,275,668
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $9,450,000 - - - $9,450,000
    $84,725,668 - - - $84,725,668
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $35,695,962 - - - $35,695,962
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $2,579,706 - - - $2,579,706
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - - - $28,000,000
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - - $9,000,000
  • Transactions

    Jan 5 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-LAC game
    Jul 8 2019Signed a 2 year $20 million contract with New York (NYK) - includes 2020 Club Option
    Mar 6 2019Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIN-DET game
    Jan 26 2019Fined $25,000 for obscene gesture toward ref during MIN-UTH game
    Jan 25 2019Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIN-UTH game
    Jan 25 2019Fined $6,000 for two technical fouls during MIN-UTH game
    Jan 11 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    Dec 19 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-MIN game
    Nov 12 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-MIN game
    Nov 5 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    Oct 19 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-MIN game
    Mar 24 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game
    Mar 1 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-POR game
    Jan 30 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-TOR game
    Jan 29 2018Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-ATL game
    Jul 10 2017Signed a 2 year $28 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
    Apr 21 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game (playoff)
    Apr 7 2017Fined $3,000 for technical foul during OKC-PHX game
    Feb 26 2017Fined $3,000 for technical foul during NOP-OKC game
    Feb 23 2017Traded to Oklahoma City (OKC) from Chicago (CHI) with Doug McDermott and 2018 2nd round pick for Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow
    Feb 6 2017Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-SAC game
    Jan 12 2017Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game
    Jan 10 2017Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-WAS game
    Dec 23 2016Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls during CHI-CHA game
    Dec 23 2016Fined $NaN for ejection (two technical fouls) from CHI-CHA game
    Nov 19 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-LAC game
    Nov 9 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-ATL game
    Mar 21 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-CHI game
    Feb 18 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game
    Feb 10 2016Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game
    Dec 25 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-OKC game
    May 12 2015Fined $2,000 for ejection (Flagrant 2) from CHI-CLE game (playoff)
    Apr 15 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game
    Apr 3 2015Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-CHI game
    Dec 29 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-IND game
    Apr 27 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-WAS game (playoff)
    Apr 14 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game
    Apr 13 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game
    Apr 9 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-MIN game
    Mar 5 2014Fined $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-DET game
    Mar 3 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-BKN game
    Feb 11 2014Fined $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game
    Dec 7 2013Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DET-CHI game
    Nov 21 2013Fined $2,000 for ejection (following two technical fouls) from CHI-DEN game
    Nov 21 2013Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls during CHI-DEN game
    May 10 2013Fined $25,000 for verbally abusing the refs during CHI-MIA game (playoff)
    May 8 2013Fined $2,000 for ejection (following two technical fouls) from CHI-MIA game (playoff)
    May 8 2013Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls during CHI-MIA game (playoff)
    Oct 31 2012Signed a 4 year $33 million rookie scale extension with Chicago (CHI)
    Jun 29 2011Chicago (CHI) exercised $1.19 million option for 2012-2013
    Oct 25 2010Chicago (CHI) exercised $1.1 million option for 2011-2012
    Jul 8 2009Signed a 2 year $2.15 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
    Jun 25 2009Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 1 (#26 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Taj Gibson, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    01/05/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-LAC game
    03/06/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for ejection from MIN-DET game
    01/26/2019 Player contract details by year Obscene Gesture $25,000 for obscene gesture toward ref during MIN-UTH game
    01/25/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $6,000 for two technical fouls during MIN-UTH game
    01/25/2019 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection from MIN-UTH game
    01/11/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game
    12/19/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DET-MIN game
    11/12/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during BKN-MIN game
    11/05/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game
    10/19/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CLE-MIN game
    03/24/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game
    03/01/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-POR game
    01/30/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-TOR game
    01/29/2018 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIN-ATL game
    04/21/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game (playoff)
    04/07/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during OKC-PHX game
    02/26/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during NOP-OKC game
    02/06/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-SAC game
    01/12/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game
    01/10/2017 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-WAS game
    12/23/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during CHI-CHA game
    12/23/2016 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CHI-CHA game
    11/19/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-LAC game
    11/09/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-ATL game
    03/21/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during SAC-CHI game
    02/18/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game
    02/10/2016 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game
    12/25/2015 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-OKC game
    05/12/2015 Player contract details by year Ejection $2,000 for ejection (Flagrant 2) from CHI-CLE game (playoff)
    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)
    - $154,000
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2019 NY 62 0.27 0.584 0.286 0.732 1.79 2.52 4.31 0.84 0.44 0.48 0.76 6.11 13.62
    2018 MIN 70 0.34 0.566 0.324 0.757 2.46 4.09 6.54 1.20 0.76 0.56 1.04 10.76 21.99
    2017 MIN 82 0.41 0.577 0.200 0.768 2.34 4.76 7.10 1.21 0.76 0.71 1.09 12.18 24.35
    2016 OKC 78 0.33 0.516 0.231 0.715 2.04 4.22 6.26 0.94 0.55 0.83 1.37 10.85 21.16
    2015 CHI 73 0.36 0.525 0.000 0.692 2.82 4.08 6.90 1.45 0.64 1.05 1.07 8.59 21.38
    2014 CHI 61 0.45 0.494 0.000 0.722 2.61 3.75 6.36 1.15 0.57 1.21 1.26 10.13 21.80
    2013 CHI 79 0.36 0.482 0.000 0.747 2.47 4.38 6.85 1.10 0.49 1.35 1.85 13.09 24.81
    2012 CHI 63 0.36 0.489 0.000 0.685 1.94 3.35 5.29 0.95 0.38 1.41 1.21 7.98 18.14
    2011 CHI 64 0.32 0.499 0.000 0.628 2.09 3.20 5.30 0.75 0.42 1.31 1.00 7.81 17.76
    2010 CHI 53 0.42 0.429 0.125 0.674 2.04 3.49 5.53 0.72 0.51 1.53 0.89 7.15 18.05
    2009 CHI 12 1.85 0.494 0.000 0.533 2.08 2.83 4.92 0.58 0.67 1.00 1.50 7.00 15.61
    Totals 697 25.07 0.516 0.222 0.716 2.27 3.83 6.10 1.04 0.56 1.03 1.18 9.64 20.52