Taj Gibson Will Return...or Maybe He Won't.

Kyle BunchSenior Analyst IMarch 25, 2008

Taj Gibson likes when Tim Floyd has ulcers. At least that's what it looks like.

The L.A. Times is reporting that the sophomore-forward, who averaged 10.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, announced Monday night at the Trojan team banquet that he would return for his junior year. Good news for the soon-to-be defense depleted Trojan basketball team, and a sure sigh of relief for Floyd.

But don't relax too much, Tim-bo! The article continues to say Gibson's commitment to his junior year might not be as solid as hoped: "a source close to the situation said the 6-foot-9 forward would assess his future over the next few days before deciding whether to declare for the NBA draft."

Gibson, a projected second round pick, has a lot to mull over in the coming weeks. So, Tim—grab a bottle of champagne in one hand and a 20-pack of Alka-Seltzer in the other. It's a long wait until April 27th, the early deadline to declare for the NBA draft.