Taj Gibson 16 Points Full Highlights (11/7/2018)

“Hey Taj, I know you’re bummed that we lost, but could you at least try to look happy?” Derrick Rose said to his teammate Taj Gibson as they sat together at a table in a Los Angeles club. “No girls want to come over here when you’re hunched over writing stuff in your little diary.”…

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Taj Gibson 18 Points Full Highlights (3/26/2018)

Taj sat in his empty apartment at two in the morning. His sleep had been restless, so he had gotten up to calm his thoughts. However, it became clear after another hour of wakefulness that sleep would not be coming to him again that night. The emotions within him were too poignant, too acute to…

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Taj Gibson 18 Points Full Highlights (3/8/2018)

“There she is,” Taj whispered to himself as paused his preparation for shootaround, instead choosing to gaze in the direction of the practicing dance team. “My one, my only.” Nemanja Bjelica overheard Taj’s love-struck murmurings and walked over to stand next to him. “I tell you, man, all needing to do is go and talk….

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Taj Gibson Career High 28 Points Full Highlights (2/15/2018)

Karl-Anthony Towns meekly approached his teammate Taj Gibson in the locker room, wordlessly holding out an envelope in front of him. Taj looked at Karl-Anthony coldly. “Whatever that is, I don’t want it.” Karl-Anthony held the envelope out further, but when Taj still didn’t take it, he slipped it inside Taj’s gym bag. “It’s an…

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Taj Gibson 17 Points Full Highlights (1/29/2018)

“There is such torment in my soul,” Taj Gibson whispered to his empty apartment, lit only by a single candle on his desk. He could feel the emotions within him bursting at the seams, begging to be released through the medium of poetry. He pulled to him a crisp sheet of rose-colored stationery and one…

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Taj Gibson 18 Points Full Highlights (1/16/2018)

Taj Gibson and Nemanja Bjelica sat at a table in the Orlando nightclub. Bjelica was high-fiving every patron that recognized him and making loud, drunken comments at women that passed by, but Taj did nothing but take an occasional sip of his beer. Even the basket of mozzarella sticks in front of him was untouched….

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Taj Gibson 20 Points Full Highlights (12/27/2017)

Taj Gibson’s heart was aching. Every time he remembered the sight of Karl-Anthony’s naked body slapping against Brianna, a literal jolt of pain went through his chest. He had no desire to eat, socialize, or even play basketball. The only thing he could think of that would ease his mental and spiritual pain was to…

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Taj Gibson 23 Points Full Highlights (12/25/2017)

“Hey Taj.” Taj looked coldly at his teammate Karl-Anthony Towns, who was sitting across the aisle from him on the team bus. “I don’t feel like talking to you right now.” Karl-Anthony winced. “Yeah, I know. I’m sorry that I gave you a photo album which purported to contain pictures of the two of us…

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Taj Gibson 20 Points Full Highlights (12/3/2017)

“Hey Taj.” Taj looked up at his teammate Karl-Anthony Towns, then looked away in annoyance. “Hey.” “Listen, I’m sorry I emasculated you in front of the whole team by bragging about how I, you know, with that cheerleader you like.” Karl-Anthony said apologetically, his hands clasped behind his back. “I forgot her name now.” “Brianna.”…

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Taj Gibson 24 Points Full Highlights (11/22/2017)

Taj Gibson walked to his locker after the game and felt his heart immediately drop. His stuff had been gone through. The contents of his bag were strewn in the immediate area, but there was one thing he didn’t immediately see among the assortment of empty energy bar wrappers, crusty old socks, and fast-food receipts:…

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