1967-68

Record: 29-53
(Fourth Place)

Roster

Left to Right: (front row): Flynn Robinson, Dave Schellhase, Barry Clemens, Keith Erickson, Clem Haskins. (back row): Joe Proski, Jerry Sloan, Jim Washington, McCoy McLemore, Bob Boozer, Erwin Mueller, Head Coach Johnny “Red” Kerr.

Team Leaders (avg)

21.5

Points


Bob Boozer

N/A

3pt FGs


10.1

Rebounds


Jim Washington

3.4

Assists


Keith Erickson

N/A

Steals


N/A

Blocks


Regular season

Opening day lineup: forwards Bob Boozer and Barry Clemens, center Erwin Mueller, guards Guy Rodgers and Jerry Sloan ... opened season with one win in 16 games ... traded Rodgers to Cincinnati for Flynn Robinson, cash and two draft choices (10/20/67) ... Philadelphia’s Wilt Chamberlain set Chicago Stadium record for field goals (30), points (68) and rebounds for one half (21) in 143-123 win over Bulls (12/16/67) … obtained center Jim Barnes and a draft choice from Los Angeles for Mueller ... Boozer named to West All-Star Team.

Draft


First round, Clem Haskins (Western Kentucky); second round, Byron Beck (Denver University).

Playoffs


Robinson’s team-record 41 points led Bulls to first-ever playoff win, 104-98 over Los Angeles (03/27/68) ... eliminated 4-1 by Los Angeles ... Head Coach Johnny “Red” Kerr resigned and Dick Motta was named his successor.

Honors


Boozer led Bulls in scoring (21.5) ... Washington led Bulls in rebounding (10.1).

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