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Fantasy Matchups: A play for Gibson

With Joakim Noah on the shelf, Taj Gibson owners have plenty to be happy about

Updated: December 17, 2010, 1:51 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | Basketball Prospectus
Taj GibsonRay Amati/Getty ImagesTaj Gibson filled in well for Carlos Boozer and will do more of the same for Joakim Noah.

Using opponent data for each team on the upcoming schedule, Basketball Prospectus can estimate how much a player's performance will vary because of the defenses he will face in the next week. (See here for more details on the process.) Each week, Kevin Pelton will take a look at five players to use, five to limit and an ideal pickup.

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