• Taj Gibson
    PF, Minnesota Timberwolves

    After practice on Friday, Taj Gibson admitted to being banged up with a neck injury ahead of Game 1 of the Wolves' first round series with the Rockets on Sunday.

    Gibson told reporters, "I'll survive, been a tough road to get to this point. I'm happy to get in. I can turn my neck to the right now a little bit. At the end of the day, it’s all about will and playing through it and being there for my teammates." Minnesota will need all they can get against the 1-seed in the Western Conference. Interior toughness is one of the things the Wolves have working in their favor and Gibson brings that in spades.

    Source: Jerry Zgoda on Twitter