Taj has stated he wants to remain a member of the Bulls and finish his career in Chicago.
The Bulls can ill-afford to get bitten by the injury bug and health will be the main factor in their success this year.
Stern has been league commissioner since Feb. 1, 1984.
As has been the case in Chicago over the years, injuries to key players continue to be an issue.
Fact was separated from fiction and the true story of the life of a young man taken too soon, was finally told in its chilling entirety.