9:16 PM EST, Fri February 24, 2017

Fantasy Update

2 hours ago
Hoops Hype
These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Knicks’ James Dolan is NBA outsider for $300G donation to Trump – via nydailynews.com February 23 03:23 PM Supporting Donald Trump’s campaign has politically put James Dolan at odds with the NBA’s biggest figures. Shares Trade grades: Bulls or Thunder win Gibson, Payne deal? – via insider.espn.com February 23 04:18 PM Do Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott make OKC dangerous playoff contenders? Will Cameron Payne become the Bulls’ starting PG? Kevin Pelton grades...
Feb 23, 2017
Rotoworld
According to Marc Stein of ESPN, Taj Gibson has emerged as a trade target for the Thunder.
FOX Sports 4 hours ago
Thunder Succeed With Deal For Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott

Thunder Succeed With Deal For Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott

On the day of the NBA trade deadline, the Oklahoma City Thunder made a dealthat will pay dividends now and moving forward.The Oklahoma City Thunder traded Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne and Anthony Morrow Thursday to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and an unprotected...
Thunderous Intentions 4 hours ago

Oklahoma City Thunder Trade Grade: Adding and Keeping Talent

Leave up to an OKC trade being the most talked about move at the trade deadline. We’ll know a lot more about the deal as Cameron Payne continues to develop. The Oklahoma City Thunder packaged Anthony Morrow, Joffrey Lauvergne and 2015 lottery pick Cameron Payne to Chicago in return for Taj Gibson, Doug Mcdermott, and […] Oklahoma City Thunder Trade Grade: Adding and Keeping Talent - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
numberFire 5 hours ago

Bobby Portis starting for Bulls on Friday night

Chicago Bulls forward/center Bobby Portis will start at power forward Friday night versus the Phoenix Suns. What It Means: Now that Taj Gibson has been traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Portis' outlook is suddenly looking much brighter for the rest of the year. In the two games Portis has exceeded 25 minutes this season, he's averaging 17.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.0 3-pointers while shooting 58.3 percent (14-for-24) from the field. numberFire's metrics project Portis to score 20.9 FanDuel points in 28.2 minutes on Friday night, so he's a decent play at his $4,200 price...
Welcome to Loud City 6 hours ago
Blog A Bull speaks: Bulls expert discusses Thunder trade for Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott

Blog A Bull speaks: Bulls expert discusses Thunder trade for Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott

We check in with a Bulls expert to learn more about what OKC is getting in their trade with Chicago. The Thunder and Bulls made the trade deadline interesting this season, swapping Cameron Payne, Anthony Morrow, and Joffrey Lauvergne for Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott. To discuss what OKC will be receiving, we asked Jacob Bikshorn of Blog a Bull to answer a few questions about Taj and the man they call, McBuckets. Be sure to check out his answers and follow him on Twitter @OldManBikshorn. *** Are you happy or sad to see Taj & McDermott go? On a personal level, I’m very upset to see Taj...
Thunderous Intentions 7 hours ago

Gameday: The Oklahoma City Thunder vs The LA Lakers

The aftermath of yesterday’s events has the OKC Thunder with new light. Tonight is our first opportunity to see that light. Yesterday, the Oklahoma City Thunder became the talk of the NBA. They did so by sending three players to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott. The three players sent […] Gameday: The Oklahoma City Thunder vs The LA Lakers - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Chicago Bulls are a confusing, directionless franchise

The Chicago Bulls are a confusing, directionless franchise

In the waning hours before the 2017 NBA trade deadline, many expected the Chicago Bulls to commit to a rebuild by trading All-Star forward Jimmy Butler to one of several interested suitors — namely, the Boston Celtics. Instead, Bulls’ front office executives Gar Forman and John Paxson traded fan favorite Taj Gibson, the team’s best shooter in Doug McDermott, and their 2018 second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Welcome to Loud City 12 hours ago
Oklahoma City Thunder’s final 25 games; wins and losses

Oklahoma City Thunder’s final 25 games; wins and losses

The Thunder are reconfigured and heading into the final stretch. How will they do? The Thunder resume the remainder of their season tonight as they face the Lakers, with two new players in Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott in tow, as well as the possibility of Enes Kanter’s return following a mishap. With 25 games remaining in the season, the Thunder sit at 32-25, good for 7th in the West. Higher seeds are within striking distance, as the 4th, 5th, and 6th seeds are all within 3.5 games. Can OKC make the leap and get out of a likely 1st round match-up against their big brothers, the...
Hoops Hype 12 hours ago
Trending stories: Trades, James Dolan and more

Trending stories: Trades, James Dolan and more

These are the articles the top NBA reporters have been sharing on Twitter the last 24 hours. Enjoy! Knicks’ James Dolan is NBA outsider for $300G donation to Trump – via nydailynews.com February 23 03:23 PM Supporting Donald Trump’s campaign has politically put James Dolan at odds with the NBA’s biggest figures. Shares Trade grades: Bulls or Thunder win Gibson, Payne deal? – via insider.espn.com February 23 04:18 PM Do Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott make OKC dangerous playoff contenders? Will Cameron Payne become the Bulls’ starting PG? Kevin Pelton grades...
Chicago Tribune 12 hours ago

Hard truth: The Bulls make big money, so they don’t have to make big moves

The Bulls aren’t in the mood for a full rebuild, but apparently they absolutely love the idea of remaking the roster every so often to keep it ill-equipped for winning. For details, see Thursday’s trade of Doug McDermott, Taj Gibson and a second-round draft choice for a handful of magic beans. ...
Pippen Aint Easy 13 hours ago

Chicago Bulls Trade Deadline Reaction Roundtable

The Chicago Bulls survived the trade deadline (mostly) intact. Sadly, it’s time to say goodbye to one of the very best Bulls, Taj Gibson. Doug McDermott is also on his way out of town. Let’s take a look at all the madness and meh-ness of the 2017 NBA trade deadline. The trade deadline has been […] Chicago Bulls Trade Deadline Reaction Roundtable - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Thunderous Intentions 13 hours ago

OKC Thunder Acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott – Twitter Reacts

As the world waited to see what magician Sam Presti would conjour up for the OKC Thunder behind the closed doors of his office, fans took to Twitter to share in the suspense, shock, glee, and conflicting reports. Here’s the highlights from OKC Thunder fans, departing players, newly acquired players and even some Bulls fans […] OKC Thunder Acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott – Twitter Reacts - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Welcome to Loud City 15 hours ago
Why Oklahoma City Thunder trade deadline additions Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott bring value to OKC

Why Oklahoma City Thunder trade deadline additions Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott bring value to OKC

Presti did it again. Now Russ has his shooter, and OKC has experience at the power forward #ThunderUp Welcome to Loud City – Taj Gibson & Doug McDermott As the NBA trade deadline drew near, Sam Presti did what Sam Presti does. He generally managed the heck out of this franchise. While there had been weeks of speculation and hearsay, the Oklahoma City Thunder fan base was getting nervous. Would Presti make a move or would he stand pat and ride it out until the NBA Draft. The answer wasn’t a blockbuster deal that would replace the skinny guy that left, but it was a solid deal that would...
Northwest Herald 21 hours ago

Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder got some help for Russell Westbrook by acquiring forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from Chicago just before the NBA trade deadline.
Hashtag Basketball 21 hours ago

Bulls lose trade, but it's a step in the right direction

In a vacuum, the Chicago Bulls lost their trade deadline deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. On paper, flipping Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott and a 2nd round pick for Cameron Payne, Joffrey Lauvergne, and Anthony Morrow is horrendous.
CSN Chicago 21 hours ago

Fast Break Morning Update: Bulls trade Gibson, McDermott; Blackhawks beat Coyotes

In today's edition of the Fast Break Morning Update, the Bulls dealt Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City while the Blackhawks defeated the Coyotes.

Taj Gibson Photos

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    Doug McDermott

    Victor Oladipo (back) ruled out for Thunder versus Lakers

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    Chicago Bulls trade Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City Thunder

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    Andre Roberson

    OKC Thunder: Practice Round-Up 23-2-17

  • Enes Kanter

    Oklahoma City Thunder’s final 25 games; wins and losses

  • Victor Oladipo

    Victor Oladipo (back) ruled out for Thunder versus Lakers

  • Steven Adams

    OKC Thunder Matt’s Monday Musings, Edition Two

  • Alex Abrines

    Victor Oladipo (back) ruled out for Thunder versus Lakers

  • Domantas Sabonis

    Domantas Sabonis earns at least one more start for Thunder

  • Jerami Grant

    Sixers' Saric to benefit from Ilyasova trade