After missing several games with ankle and knee injuries, respectively, Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott were considered to be game-time decisions against the red-hot Golden State Warriors.
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At 16-2, the Warriors are flying high, and have won their past 11 games, meanwhile the Bulls reside at 12-7. With two potent offenses, a shootout is expected and the Bulls will get some offensive help with Taj Gibson returning to the lineup, but rookie, Doug McDermott is out once again.
Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott both practiced fully, on track to play vs. Warriors. Noah held out to rest ankles.Gibson has been held out since injuring his ankle on November 21st against the Portland Trail Blazers and McDermott has missed the past two games after a knee injury suffered against the Brooklyn Nets last Sunday.
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Gibson has played in 12 games so far this year, averaging 12.4 points per game, with 5.8 rebounds per game. McDermott, meanwhile, is only averaging 3.2 points per game, with 1.6 rebounds per game.
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