From: Brooklyn, New York
Lives in: River North
interested in: Women

Don’t be fooled by his aggressive game play: The 6-foot-9 hoops star is mild mannered off the court. He passes the off-season by shooting pool, immersing himself in video games, and bowling. Though his professional life plays out in the headlines, he likes to keep his romantic pursuits under the radar. Gibson’s idea of a perfect date? A secluded location, special wine, and a private chef.

Want to know more about Taj Gibson? Read our feature profile about his career and life in Chicago.

His Type: A sexy, easygoing, athletic woman with great charisma
Go-To conversaTion sTarTer: Asking about his date’s day. “Was it stressful? What can I do to make it better?’”