1968-69

Record: 33-49
(Fifth Place)

Roster

Left to Right: (front row): Clem Haskins, Loy Peterson, Erwin Mueller, Flynn Robinson, Barry Clemens, Jerry Sloan. (back row): Head Coach Dick Motta, Trainer Jerry McCann, Jim Washington, Bob Boozer, Dave Newmark, Tom Boerwinkle, Jim Barnes, Owner Dick Klein.

Team Leaders (avg)

21.7

Points


Bob Boozer

N/A

3pt FGs


11.1

Rebounds


Tom Boerwinkle

3.9

Assists


Clem Haskins

N/A

Steals


N/A

Blocks


Regular season

Opening day lineup: forwards Bob Boozer and Jim Washington, center Tom Boerwinkle, guards Flynn Robinson and Jerry Sloan ... smallest home crowd (891) in team history watched Bulls play Seattle (11/07/68) ... set team record with 130 field goal attempts against San Francisco (11/19/68) ... traded Robinson to Milwaukee for Bob Love and Bobby Weiss (11/23/68) ... combined with San Diego to set Stadium record (150) for rebounds (01/18/69) ... Sloan named to West All-Star Team ... Sloan’s career-high 43 points led Bulls over Milwaukee (03/05/69).

Draft


First round, Tom Boerwinkle (Tennessee); second round, Loy Peterson (Oregon State) and Ron Dunlap (Illinois).

Playoffs


Failed to qualify ... named Pat Williams General Manager.

Honors


Sloan selected to NBA All-Defensive Team ... Boozer led Bulls in scoring (21.7) ... Boerwinkle led Bulls in rebounding (11.1).