Taj Gibson scored two points Monday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Houston Rockets 119-100. Gibson grabbed three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -24 in his 20:16 of playing time.
Taj Gibson scored two points Saturday on 1-of-4 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Houston Rockets 121-105. Gibson pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 24:37 on the floor.
Taj Gibson scored eight points Wednesday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves lost to the Houston Rockets 102-82. Gibson pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -4 in his 22:56 on the floor. He added one block and one steal.
Taj Gibson (neck) is not expected to miss time, but his injury is not improving.
Advice: "No different, just got to play through it," Gibson said. "There’s not much improvement. It’s just something that’s going to have to heal up in the offseason and get rest." Gibson has a reputation as an absolute warrior, so while he may not be 100 percent, we don't expect him to miss any time as a result of this injury.
Taj Gibson (neck) is "ready to go" for Game 1 on Sunday, according to coach Tom Thibodeau.
Advice: Gibson's neck injury continues to bother him and he conceded he won't be 100 percent until the offseason, but he'll fill his usual role in the starting lineup tonight.
Taj Gibson (neck) finished Sunday's 104-101 defeat with nine points on 4-of-6 shooting, six rebounds, two turnovers and one assist in 32 minutes.
Advice: Gibson admitted recently that his neck injury is healing slowly and he has limited range of movement, adding, "Just got to play through it." He'll do anything in his power to suit up and there are no indications that he might miss time in the postseason -- it helps that he'll get two days to rest prior to Game 2.
Taj Gibson scored nine points Sunday, going 4 of 6 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves fell to the Houston Rockets 104-101. Gibson grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 31:47 on the floor.