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Odd News: Taj Gibson Has Been Playing In Shoes 2.5 Sizes Too Big

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words // Nick DePaula
If you had older brothers, you probably at some point of your childhood wore their shoes a time or two. Or, if you were like me, your friends all had "better" shoes growing up, and you couldn't help but borrow them when possible, even if that meant sizing up or down. (I definitely squeezed my size 11.5 feet into my friend's 9.5s once. Hey, the Black/ White/ Gold DT Max was a hot shoe.] Regardless, it's not too often that you see professional athletes with sneaker endorsement contracts having to either cram their feet in a smaller size or roam the hardwood in roomy footwear, but that's exactly what Taj Gibson has been dealing with lately.
He's been wearing the Air Max Fly By, only two and a half sizes too big -- an 18 instead of his usual 15.5. The bigger shoe for his right foot is the result of a right big toe injury that requires additional bandaging, and according to the Bulls medical staff, "more room to operate." As you can imagine, Taj isn't exactly loving life right now. "I hate it," he recently told ESPN. "I hate it. Because it's kind of hard; with [coach Tom Thibodeau's defensive] philosophy, he allows me to switch on multiple positions and it's been kind of rough because the ...
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