Retired Numbers/Honorees

4 Jerry Sloan

Seasons with Bulls: 13 - Player, 10 (1966-1976); Coach, 3 (1979-1982)

Jersey retired: 02/17/78 at Chicago Stadium

Bulls Career Highlights:

NBA All-Star 1967, 1969 … NBA All-Defensive Team - First 1968-69, 1971-72, 1973-74, 1974-75; Second 1969-70, 1970-71 … ranks third all-time for the Bulls in games played (696) … holds the record for most consecutive starts in Bulls home openers- 10 … member of the first-ever Chicago Bulls team after being drafted from the Baltimore Bullets in the 1966 expansion draft … named Bulls head coach on 04/28/79 … in second season as head coach (1980-81) advanced the Bulls to the second round of the playoffs in the team’s first postseason appearance after a three-year absence.


10 Bob Love

Seasons with Bulls: 11 (1968-1977)

Jersey retired: 01/14/94 at Chicago Stadium

Bulls Career Highlights:

NBA All-Star 1971, 1972, 1973 … All-NBA Second Team 1970-71, 1971-72 … NBA All-Defensive Second Team 1971-72, 1973-74, 1974-75 … Led the Bulls in scoring for seven straight seasons … ranks third among Bulls all-time scorers (12,623 points) … currently serves as the Bulls Director of Community Affairs, making over 300 visits annually to schools,social service agencies and charity organizations.


23 Michael Jordan

Seasons with Bulls: 11/01/94 at United Center (announced return to NBA on 03/18/95; announced second retirement on 01/13/99)

Jersey retired: 11/01/94 at United Center (announced return to NBA on 03/18/95; announced second retirement on 01/13/99)

Bulls Career Highlights:

Led the Bulls to six NBA World Championships (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998) … NBA MVP 1987-88, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1995-96, 1997-98 … NBA Finals MVP 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 … NBA All-Star Game MVP 1988, 1996, 1998 … NBA Rookie of the Year 1984-85 … NBA Defensive Player of the Year 1987-88 … NBA All-Star 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 … named to the NBA’s list of 50 greatest players in NBA history … member of 1984 and 1992 USA Olympic gold medal-winning basketball teams … led the league in scoring 10 times … Bulls all-time leader in scoring (29, 277 points), rebounds (5,836), assists (5,012), steals (2,306) and games played (930).


33 Scottie Pippen

Seasons with Bulls: 12 (1987-98, 2003-04)

Jersey retired: 12/09/05 at United Center

Bulls Career Highlights:

Led the Bulls to six NBA titles(1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998) … made postseason in 11 of his12 seasons with Chicago … second in NBA history in playoff appearances with 208 … member of the NBA All-Defensive Team from 1991-2000 (First Team member seven times) … selected as one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996 … seven-time NBA All-Star (1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997) … 1994 All-Star Game MVP … made All-NBA seven-straight seasons(1992-98) … two-time Olympic gold medal winner … 20 career triple-doubles, including four in the playoffs … ranks second in franchise history in 3FGA (2,031) and third in 3FGM (664).


Coach Phil Jackson

Seasons with Bulls: 11 - Assistant Coach, 2 (1987-1989) Head Coach, 9 (1989-1998)

Honored: 05/05/99 at United Center

Bulls Career Highlights:

Coached the Bulls to their first NBA World Championship in 1991 and followed it up with five other titles, including two “three peats” - 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 … led the Bulls to the best-ever NBA record (72-10) in 1995-96 … NBA Coach of the Year (1995-96) … named one of the NBA’s10 greatest coaches on 12/07/96 … reached 200 victories faster than any coach in NBA history (270 games) … the winningest coach in Bulls history with a 545-193 (.738) regular season coaching record; 111-41 (.730) in the playoffs.


General Manager Jerry Krause

Seasons with Bulls: 18 (03/26/85 – 04/07/03)

Honored: 10/31/03 at United Center

Bulls Career Highlights:

Orchestrated the Bulls to six NBA World Championship (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998) ... named NBA Executive of the Year by his peers in 1987-88 and 1995-96 … drafted Scottie Pippen, Charles Oakley, Horace Grant, B.J. Armstrong, Will Perdue, Toni Kukoc, Elton Brand, Ron Artest, Marcus Fizer, Jamal Crawford, Eddy Curry, Tyson Chandler and Jay Williams … signed Ron Harper, John Paxson, Trent Tucker, Scott Williams, Steve Kerr, Bill Wennington, Jud Buechler, Randy Brown, Robert Parish, Brian Williams, Ron Mercer, Eddie Robinson, Charles Oakley, Greg Anthony, Corie Blount and Donyell Marshall as free agents and traded for Bill Cartwright, Luc Longley and Dennis Rodman ...coaching hires include Doug Collins, Phil Jackson, Tim Floyd and Bill Cartwright.


Coach and Broadcaster Johnny "Red" Kerr

Seasons with Bulls: 35

Honored: 02/10/09 at United Center

Bulls Career Highlights:

Served as the team’s first head coach in 1966-67 … named NBA Coach of the Year following the Bulls inaugural season … he is the only head coach in NBA history to guide an expansion team into the playoffs during its first season of play … served as the team’s business manager for two seasons(1973- 75) … beginning in 1977-78, he called Bulls basketball on TV and radio for 32 seasons … received the 2009 John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.


Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Phil Jackson

September 7, 2007

Michael Jordan

September 11, 2009

Scottie Pippen

August 13, 2010

Dennis Rodman

August 12, 2011

Artis Gilmore

August 12, 2011

Tex Winter

August 12, 2011

Chet Walker

September 7, 2012

NBA Awards/Honors

John Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Johnny "Red" Kerr, September 2009
  • Pat Williams, September 2012

NBA Executive of the Year

  • Jerry Krause, 1987-88, 1995-96
  • Gar Forman, 2010-11

NBA Coach of the Year

  • John Kerr, 1966-67
  • Dick Motta, 1970-71
  • Phil Jackson, 1995-96
  • Tom Thibodeau, 2010-11

NBA Most Valuable Player

  • Michael Jordan, 1987-88, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1995-96, 1997-98
  • Derrick Rose, 2010-11

NBA Finals MVP

  • Michael Jordan, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998

NBA All-Star Game MVP

  • Michael Jordan, 1988, 1996, 1998
  • Scottie Pippen, 1994

NBA Rookie of the Year

  • Michael Jordan, 1984-85
  • Elton Brand, 1999-00
  • Derrick Rose, 2008-09

NBA Defensive Player of the Year

  • Michael Jordan, 1987-88
  • Joakim Noah, 2013-14

NBA Sixth Man Award

  • Toni Kukoc, 1995-96
  • Ben Gordon, 2004-05

NBA Sportsmanship Award

  • Luol Deng, 2006-07

NBA Most Improved Award

  • Jimmy Butler, 2014-15

All-NBA Team

  • Bob Love, 2nd: 1970-71, 1971-72
  • Norm Van Lier, 2nd: 1973-74
  • Michael Jordan, 1st: 1986-87, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98; 2nd: 1984-85
  • Scottie Pippen, 1st: 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96; 2nd: 1991-92, 1996-97; 3rd: 1992-93, 1997-98
  • Derrick Rose, 1st: 2010-11
  • Joakim Noah, 1st: 2013-14

NBA All-Star Team

  • Guy Rodgers, 1967
  • Jerry Sloan, 1967, 1969
  • Bob Boozer, 1968
  • Chet Walker, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974
  • Bob Love, 1971, 1972, 1973
  • Norm Van Lier, 1974, 1976, 1977
  • Artis Gilmore, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982
  • Reggie Theus, 1981, 1983
  • Michael Jordan, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988*, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996*, 1997, 1998*
  • Scottie Pippen, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994*, 1995, 1996, 1997
  • B.J. Armstrong, 1994
  • Horace Grant, 1994
  • Derrick Rose, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Luol Deng, 2012, 2013
  • Joakim Noah, 2013, 2014
  • Jimmy Butler, 2015
  • Pau Gasol, 2015

NBA All-Defensive Team

  • Jerry Sloan, 1st: 1968-69, 1971-72, 1973-74, 1974-75; 2nd: 1969-70, 1970-71
  • Bob Love, 2nd: 1971-72, 1973-74, 1974-75
  • Norm Van Lier, 1st: 1973-74, 1975-76, 1976-77; 2nd: 1972-73, 1974-75, 1977-78
  • Artis Gilmore, 2nd: 1977-78
  • Michael Jordan, 1st: 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98
  • Scottie Pippen, 1st: 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98; 2nd: 1990-91
  • Horace Grant, 2nd: 1992-93, 1993-94
  • Dennis Rodman, 1st: 1995 96
  • Kirk Hinrich, 2nd: 2006-07
  • Ben Wallace, 2nd: 2006-07
  • Joakim Noah, 2nd: 2010-11, 1ST: 2012-13, 2013-14
  • Luol Deng, 2nd: 2011-12
  • Jimmy Butler, 2nd: 2013-14