Taj Gibson

Detroit Pistons, Center
Age: 38-2d (Jun 24, 1985)
Exp: 15 Years
Country: US
College: Southern California
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2009
Agent(s): Mark Bartelstein
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,093,637

2024-25 Cash

$0

Career Earnings

$90,589,005

2023-2023 rest-of-season

Taj Gibson signed a 1 year , $551,112 contract with the Detroit Pistons, including $551,112 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $551,112. In 2024-25, Gibson will earn, while carrying a cap hit of $2,093,637.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $551,112
Average Salary:
$551,112
GTD at Sign:
$551,112
Total GTD:
$551,112
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 38 $348,225 0.26% $348,225 0.21% $551,112 $551,112
2024-25 39
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2023-24 38 $551,112 - - $348,225 0.26% $348,225
2024-25 39
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 38 $551,112 $551,112 $551,112 $551,112 $551,112
Source: Spotrac

2023-2023 ten-day

Taj Gibson signed a 10 day , $183,704 contract with the Detroit Pistons, including $183,704 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,370.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $183,704
Average Salary:
$18,370
GTD at Sign:
$183,704
Total GTD:
$183,704
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2023-2023 ten-day

Taj Gibson signed a 10 day , $183,704 contract with the New York Knicks, including $183,704 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,370.
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s) / $183,704
Average Salary:
$18,370
GTD at Sign:
$183,704
Total GTD:
$183,704
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2023-2023 ten-day

Taj Gibson signed a 10 day contract with the New York Knicks, including $183,704 guaranteed, and .
Contract Terms:
10 yr(s)
GTD at Sign:
$183,704
Total GTD:
$183,704
Signed Using:
Minimum
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2023-2023 rest-of-season

Taj Gibson signed a 1 year , $2,241,188 contract with the New York Knicks, including an average annual salary of $2,241,188.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,241,188
Average Salary:
$2,241,188
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2023-2023 Free Agent

Taj Gibson signed a 1 year , $3,196,448 contract with the Washington Wizards, including $3,196,448 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,196,448.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,196,448
Average Salary:
$3,196,448
GTD at Sign:
$3,196,448
Total GTD:
$3,196,448
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Free Agent

Taj Gibson signed a 1 year , $2,905,851 contract with the Washington Wizards, including $2,905,851 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,905,851.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,905,851
Average Salary:
$2,905,851
GTD at Sign:
$2,905,851
Total GTD:
$2,905,851
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2022 Free Agent

Taj Gibson signed a 2 year , $10,100,000 contract with the New York Knicks, including $4,910,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,050,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $10,100,000
Average Salary:
$5,050,000
GTD at Sign:
$4,910,000
Total GTD:
$4,910,000
Signed Using:
room-mid-level-exception
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2020-2020 rest-of-season

Taj Gibson signed a 1 year , $2,283,684 contract with the New York Knicks, including $2,283,684 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,283,684.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,283,684
Average Salary:
$2,283,684
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$2,283,684
Signed Using:
Minimum
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2019-2020 Free Agent

Taj Gibson signed a 2 year , $20,000,000 contract with the New York Knicks, including $20,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $20,000,000
Average Salary:
$10,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$20,000,000
Total GTD:
$20,000,000
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2017-2018

Taj Gibson signed a 2 year , $28,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, including $28,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $28,000,000
Average Salary:
$14,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$28,000,000
Total GTD:
$28,000,000
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2013-2016 Rookie Extension

Taj Gibson signed a 4 year , $33,000,000 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $33,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,250,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $33,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,250,000
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$33,000,000
Signed Using:
Bird Rights
Free Agent:
2017 / UFA
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2009-2012 Rookie

Taj Gibson signed a 4 year , $8,690,948 contract with the Chicago Bulls, including $8,690,948 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,172,737.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $8,690,948
Average Salary:
$2,172,737
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$8,690,948
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$90,589,005

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2009 24
Active
$1,039,800
$1,039,800
2010 25
Active
$1,117,680
$2,157,480
2011 26
Active
$962,377
$3,119,857
2012 27
Active
$2,155,811
$5,275,668
2013 28
Active
$7,550,000
$12,825,668
2014 29
Active
$8,000,000
$20,825,668
2015 30
Active
$8,500,000
$29,325,668
2016 31
Retained
Active
$6,370,294
$2,579,706
$35,695,962
$38,275,668
2017 32
Active
$14,000,000
$52,275,668
2018 33
Active
$14,000,000
$66,275,668
2019 34
Active
$8,437,500
$74,713,168
2020 35
Active
Retained
$2,283,684
$1,000,000
$76,996,852
$77,996,852
2021 36
Active
$4,910,000
$82,906,852
2022 37
Active
$2,905,851
$85,812,703
2023 38
Active
Retained
Retained
Retained
Retained
Retained
$551,112
$183,704
$477,630
$183,704
$183,704
$3,196,448
$86,363,815
$86,547,519
$87,025,149
$87,208,853
$87,392,557
$90,589,005
Total      
$90,589,005
$86,363,815
$86,547,519
$87,025,149
$87,208,853
$87,392,557
$90,589,005
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2009
24
$1,039,800
$1,039,800
$1,039,800
2010
25
$1,117,680
$1,117,680
$2,157,480
2011
26
$962,377
$962,377
$3,119,857
2012
27
$2,155,811
$2,155,811
$5,275,668
2013
28
$7,550,000
$7,550,000
$12,825,668
2014
29
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$20,825,668
2015
30
$8,500,000
$8,500,000
$29,325,668
2016
31
$6,370,294
$2,579,706
$6,370,294
$2,579,706
$35,695,962
$38,275,668
2017
32
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
$52,275,668
2018
33
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
$66,275,668
2019
34
$8,437,500
$8,437,500
$74,713,168
2020
35
$2,283,684
$1,000,000
$2,283,684
$1,000,000
$76,996,852
$77,996,852
2021
36
$4,910,000
$4,910,000
$82,906,852
2022
37
$2,905,851
$2,905,851
$85,812,703
2023
38
$551,112
$183,704
$477,630
$183,704
$183,704
$3,196,448
$551,112
$183,704
$477,630
$183,704
$183,704
$3,196,448
$86,363,815
$86,547,519
$87,025,149
$87,208,853
$87,392,557
$90,589,005
Total
$90,589,005
$90,589,005
$86,363,815
$86,547,519
$87,025,149
$87,208,853
$87,392,557
$90,589,005

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $35,695,962 - - $35,695,962
1 $2,579,706 - - $2,579,706
2 $28,000,000 - - $28,000,000
4 $17,476,222 - - $17,476,222
2 $6,102,299 - - $6,102,299
1 $734,816 - - $734,816

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2015-16 CHI Mar 02, 2016 - Mar 04, 2016 0 Hamstring
2015-16 CHI Mar 31, 2016 - Apr 13, 2016 0 Ribs
2016-17 CHI Jan 17, 2017 - Jan 19, 2017 1 Ankle
2016-17 CHI Jan 29, 2017 - Jan 31, 2017 1 Ankle
2016-17 OKC Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 01, 2017 1 Illness
2016-17 OKC Apr 11, 2017 - Apr 11, 2017 1 Knee
2018-19 MIN Dec 15, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018 1 Personal
2018-19 MIN Mar 21, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019 11 Calf
2019-20 NYK Dec 23, 2019 - Dec 25, 2019 1 Illness
2019-20 NYK Feb 27, 2020 - Feb 28, 2020 1 Back
2020-21 NYK Feb 28, 2021 - Mar 10, 2021 3 Ankle
2021-22 NYK Oct 20, 2021 - Oct 23, 2021 2 Personal
2021-22 NYK Nov 20, 2021 - Dec 01, 2021 6 Groin
2021-22 NYK Mar 06, 2022 - Mar 06, 2022 1 Illness
2022-23 WAS Nov 10, 2022 - Nov 16, 2022 3 Neck
2022-23 WAS Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 08, 2023 4 Glute
2023-24 DET Mar 20, 2024 - Apr 05, 2024 9 Hamstring
  • Mar 16, 2024 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Mar 06, 2024 Signed a 10-day contract with Detroit (DET)
  • Feb 10, 2024 Signed a 10-day contract with New York (NYK)
  • Jan 30, 2024 Signed a 10-day contract with New York (NYK)
  • Jan 07, 2024 Waived by New York (NYK)
  • Dec 15, 2023 Signed a Rest-of-Season contract with New York (NYK)
  • Oct 23, 2023 Waived by Washington (WAS)
  • Sep 15, 2023 Signed a contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Jul 19, 2022 Signed a 1 year $2.91 million contract with New York (NYK)
  • Jul 08, 2022 Waived by New York (NYK)
  • Aug 18, 2021 Signed a 2 year $10.1 million contract with New York (NYK)
  • Jan 07, 2021 Signed a 1 year $2.28 million Rest-of-Season contract with New York (NYK)
  • Nov 19, 2020 Waived by New York (NYK)
  • Jul 08, 2019 Signed a 2 year $20 million contract with New York (NYK) - includes 2020 Club Option
  • Mar 06, 2019 Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIN-DET game
  • Jan 26, 2019 Fined $25,000 for obscene gesture toward ref during MIN-UTH game
  • Jan 25, 2019 Fined $2,000 for ejection from MIN-UTH game
  • Jul 10, 2017 Signed a 2 year $28 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Feb 23, 2017 Traded to Oklahoma City (OKC) from Chicago (CHI) with Doug McDermott and 2018 2nd round pick for Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow
  • May 12, 2015 Fined $2,000 for ejection (Flagrant 2) from CHI-CLE game (playoff)
  • May 10, 2013 Fined $25,000 for verbally abusing the refs during CHI-MIA game (playoff)
  • Oct 31, 2012 Signed a 4 year $33 million rookie scale extension with Chicago (CHI)
  • Jun 29, 2011 Chicago (CHI) exercised $1.19 million option for 2012-2013
  • Oct 25, 2010 Chicago (CHI) exercised $1.1 million option for 2011-2012
  • Jul 08, 2009 Signed a 2 year $2.15 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Jun 25, 2009 Drafted by Chicago (CHI): Round 1 (#26 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
May 08, 2013 for two technical fouls during CHI-MIA game (playoff) $4,000
May 08, 2013 for ejection (following two technical fouls) from CHI-MIA game (playoff) $2,000
May 10, 2013 for verbally abusing the refs during CHI-MIA game (playoff) $25,000
Nov 21, 2013 for two technical fouls during CHI-DEN game $4,000
Nov 21, 2013 for ejection (following two technical fouls) from CHI-DEN game $2,000
Dec 07, 2013 for technical foul during DET-CHI game $2,000
Feb 11, 2014 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game $2,000
Mar 03, 2014 for technical foul during CHI-BKN game $2,000
Mar 05, 2014 for technical foul during CHI-DET game $3,000
Apr 09, 2014 for technical foul during CHI-MIN game $3,000
Apr 13, 2014 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game $3,000
Apr 14, 2014 for technical foul during ORL-CHI game $3,000
Apr 27, 2014 for technical foul during CHI-WAS game (playoff) $2,000
Dec 29, 2014 for technical foul during CHI-IND game $2,000
Apr 03, 2015 for technical foul during DET-CHI game $2,000
Apr 15, 2015 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game $2,000
May 12, 2015 for ejection (Flagrant 2) from CHI-CLE game (playoff) $2,000
Dec 25, 2015 for technical foul during CHI-OKC game $2,000
Feb 10, 2016 for technical foul during ATL-CHI game $2,000
Feb 18, 2016 for technical foul during CHI-CLE game $2,000
Mar 21, 2016 for technical foul during SAC-CHI game $2,000
Nov 09, 2016 for technical foul during CHI-ATL game $2,000
Nov 19, 2016 for technical foul during CHI-LAC game $2,000
Dec 23, 2016 for two technical fouls during CHI-CHA game $4,000
Dec 23, 2016 for ejection (two technical fouls) from CHI-CHA game $2,000
Jan 10, 2017 for technical foul during CHI-WAS game $2,000
Jan 12, 2017 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game $3,000
Feb 06, 2017 for technical foul during CHI-SAC game $3,000
Feb 26, 2017 for technical foul during NOP-OKC game $3,000
Apr 07, 2017 for technical foul during OKC-PHX game $3,000
Apr 21, 2017 for technical foul during HOU-OKC game (playoff) $2,000
Jan 29, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-ATL game $2,000
Jan 30, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-TOR game $2,000
Mar 01, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-POR game $2,000
Mar 24, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-PHI game $2,000
Oct 19, 2018 for technical foul during CLE-MIN game $2,000
Nov 05, 2018 for technical foul during MIN-LAC game $2,000
Nov 12, 2018 for technical foul during BKN-MIN game $2,000
Dec 19, 2018 for technical foul during DET-MIN game $2,000
Jan 11, 2019 for technical foul during DAL-MIN game $2,000
Jan 25, 2019 for two technical fouls during MIN-UTH game $6,000
Jan 25, 2019 for ejection from MIN-UTH game $2,000
Jan 26, 2019 for obscene gesture toward ref during MIN-UTH game $25,000
Mar 06, 2019 for ejection from MIN-DET game $2,000
Jan 05, 2020 for technical foul during NYK-LAC game $2,000
Apr 09, 2021 for technical foul during MEM-NYK game $2,000
Dec 02, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game $2,000
Dec 02, 2021 for technical foul during CHI-NYK game $2,000
Dec 02, 2021 for ejection (two technical fouls) during CHI-NYK game $2,000
Feb 08, 2022 for technical foul during NYK-DEN game $2,000
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 DET 20 1 10.2 1.7 1.9 0.6 0.2 0.4 .405 .200 1.000
2022 WAS 48 2 10.0 3.5 1.9 0.7 0.3 0.3 .520 .333 .714
2021 NY 52 4 18.2 4.4 4.4 0.6 0.4 0.8 .518 .395 .808
2020 NY 45 3 20.8 5.4 5.6 0.8 0.7 1.1 .627 .200 .727
2019 NY 62 56 16.5 6.1 4.3 0.8 0.4 0.5 .584 .286 .732
2018 MIN 70 57 24.1 10.8 6.5 1.2 0.8 0.6 .566 .324 .757
2017 MIN 82 82 33.2 12.2 7.1 1.2 0.8 0.7 .577 .200 .768
2016 OKC 78 71 25.5 10.8 6.3 0.9 0.6 0.8 .516 .231 .715
2015 CHI 73 55 26.5 8.6 6.9 1.5 0.6 1.1 .525 .692
2014 CHI 61 17 27.3 10.1 6.4 1.1 0.6 1.2 .494 .722
2013 CHI 79 8 28.8 13.1 6.8 1.1 0.5 1.4 .482 .747
2012 CHI 63 22.5 8.0 5.3 1.0 0.4 1.4 .489 .685
2011 CHI 64 20.5 7.8 5.3 0.8 0.4 1.3 .499 .628
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