1971-72

Record: 57-25
(Second Place)

Roster

Left to Right: (front row): Jim King, Jackie Dinkins, Jerry Sloan, Trainer Bob Biel, Chet Walker, Bob Weiss, Howard Porter. (back row): Head Coach Dick Motta, Norm Van Lier, Bob Love, Tom Boerwinkle, Clifford Ray, Kennedy McIntosh, Assistant Coach Phil Johnson.

Team Leaders (avg)

25.8

Points


Bob Love

N/A

3pt FGs


11.2

Rebounds


Tom Boerwinkle

4.6

Assists


Bob Weiss

N/A

Steals


N/A

Blocks


Regular season

Finished with a franchise-record 57 wins ... second consecutive (and only two) 50-plus win season ... Walker scored team-record 56 points in Bulls 119-94 win over Cincinnati (02/06/72) ... Boerwinkle suffered knee injury last week of regular season.

Draft


First round, Kennedy McIntosh (Eastern Michigan); second round, Willie Sojourner (Weber State) and Howard Porter (Villanova).

Playoffs


Made playoffs for third consecutive season ... eliminated 4-0 by L.A. Lakers.

Honors


Clifford Ray named to NBA All-Rookie Team ... Love named to NBA West All-Star Team, All-NBA Second Team and All-Defensive Second Team ... Sloan named All-Defensive First-Team ... Love led team in scoring (25.8) ... Boerwinkle led team in rebounding (11.2).

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