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Bulls, Gibson agree to multiyear extension

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Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson agreed to a multiyear extension, the team announced Thursday.

Terms of the contract weren't disclosed, as per team policy.

"Taj has proven to be a key member of our team and we are very pleased to have reached an agreement with him," Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman said in a statement. "We look forward to him to continue to develop his game and we are happy that Taj will be a Bull long term."

Gibson, 27, has appeared in 225 (89 starts) and averaged 7.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.

"I'm very happy that I'm going to remain a Bull for the long haul," Gibson said in a statement. "The Bulls are like my second family and I'm excited to know that I'm going to continue to wear 'Bulls' across my chest."
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