Left to Right: front row): Matt Guokas, Jim King, Jim Collins, Jerry Sloan, John Baum, Bob Weiss. (back row): Head Coach Dick Motta, Bob Love, A.W. Holt, Tom Boerwinkle, Jim Fox, Paul Ruffner, Chet Walker, Trainer Bob Biel, General Manager Pat Williams
First round, Jimmy Collins (New Mexico State); second round, Paul Ruffner (Brigham Young).
Weiss’ 25 points and club’s second-half rally enabled Bulls to tie the Los Angeles series 3-3 with a 113-99 win (04/04/71) ... eliminated 4-3 by L.A. Lakers.
Motta named NBA Coach of the Year ... Love named to NBA West All-Star Team ... Love and Sloan also named to All-Defensive Second Team ... Walker led NBA in free throw percentage (.859) ... Love set club record in minutes (3,482) and points (2,043).