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CountryUnited States
Height6 Feet 9 Inch
AkaTaj

Taj Gibson is an American professional basketball player of black ethnicity. He gained popularity after playing for Minnesota Timberwolves of the NBA (National Basketball Association). Currently, he plays for Oklahoma City Thunder as sixth man role off the bench since 2017.

 

Born in a lower-middle-class family, Taj has successfully secured his career and his name has been noted in one of the prominent basketball players in American gaming history. To know all about Taj's early life, education, family, married life, divorce, marriage, children, affairs, relationship, net worth, couple, salary, career, award, parents, mother, father, cars, houses, bikes, lifestyle and all; keep scrolling.

Taj Gibson Early life and Education

Born on born June 24, 1985, in Brooklyn, New York City,  Taj Jami Gibson studied in a neighbor school Charles A. Dorsey School in Fort Greene.

[ CAPTION: Taj Gibson playing basketball in his early years ][ SOURCE: Pinterest ]

Gibson’s high school career began when he started playing for High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology. He attended Calvary Christian in San Fernando, California in 2006 as a freshman.

Taj Gibson Career

Taj Gibson’s early career began when he started playing for the University of Southern California. He was the oldest freshman there. In 2008, Taj helped to beat UCLA. After his impressive performance in the match, he was named All-Pac 10 Tournament Team by accomplishing the Pacific-10 Tournament Championship for the Trojans at the Staples Center.

[ CAPTION: Taj Gibson posing with basketballs ][ SOURCE: ESPN ]

Taj Gibson’s professional career began when he was drafted for the 2009 NBA as the 26th overall by the Chicago Bull. Taj played as the starting power forward for most of his rookie season with the Bulls. Taj also managed to impress many people with his high energy and good defensive skills. At the finale of the NBA All-Rookie season, Gibson was selected on it.

On October 31st of 2012, Gibson was contracted for a multi-year All-Rookie. Sibson mostly played on the bench for 2013 to 2014. He finished second in NBA’s sixth man of the year award.

Later in 2017, Gibson was bartered for Joffery Lauvergne as an unprotected 2018 second round draft pick up to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Taj signed with Minnesota Timberwolves on July 10th, 2017. He is the first ever NBA player who has the honor of wearing No. 67.  His performance got better and on form, on November 22, 2017, he scored a season-high 24 points in a 124–118 win over the Orlando Magic and on February 15, 2018, Taj scored a season-high 28 points against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Taj Gibson Personal life

Taj Gibson had a tough childhood. Born in a family with struggling finances, Taj’s father is currently unemployed and his mother works for a discount department store. Taj has three wonderful siblings who are very much younger than him.

[ CAPTION: Taj posing for the photo with his family ][ SOURCE: NBA.com ]

Having known poverty from an early childhood Taj now currently works for various charity and adoption agencies. He is an inspiring figure who has made a very bright career for himself. He is a supporter of the adopt-a-child program and regularly visits there on Christmas time.

Taj is reported single currently and no any relationships have been reported form his past.Taj is 6 ft 9 in height and is strongly built.

Taj Gibson Net Worth

Taj Gibson’s Net Worth is estimated to be $32 Million dollars and he earns an annual Salary of $14 Million dollars. His net worth has spiked 45% over past recent years. It has been reported that Taj has recently bought $825,000 Ferrari luxury car.

Updated On Wed Apr 18 2018 Published On Tue Apr 17 2018 By Prashit Khanal

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