Taj Gibson says he is ’embarrassed’ by the Chicago Bulls’ fading play Chicago Bulls | NBA
NEW YORK — Chicago Bulls power forward Taj Gibson said Thursday, after the Bulls were swept by the New York Knicks in a home-and-home series, that he is “embarrassed” by his team’s inconsistent performance.
“Hell yeah, I’m embarrassed,” Gibson said after the Bulls’ 106-94 defeat. “I take pride in wearing this jersey. I love wearing the Bulls jersey. Especially what we’ve been through, I take pride in playing for Chicago. When I wear that jersey, I try to go out there and play my heart out. And it’s frustrating when we come up short, and we look at ourselves, we’re losing to … I don’t want to criticize any[body], [but] trash teams. Everybody’s in the NBA for a reason, but we’re playing against teams that are not playing for anything, and we’re just laying down. It feels like now we’re a target. It feels like teams are not taking us serious.