Left to Right: (front row): Norm Van Lier, Gar Heard, Howard Porter, Bob Weiss, Bob Love, Jerry Sloan, Frank Russell, Jim King. (back row): Trainer Bob Biel, Head Coach Dick Motta, General Manager Pat Williams, Rowland Garrett, Clifford Ray, Dennis Awtrey, Chet Walker, Tom Boerwinkle, Assistant Coach Phil Johnson.
Norm Van Lier
First round, Ralph Simpson (Michigan State).
Made playoffs for sixth time in seven years ... Bulls knocked out of playoffs 4-3 by L.A. Lakers ... Bulls blew 90-83 lead in seventh game with 2:58 left and were outscored 12-2 in final minutes ... Pat Williams left in the summer of 1973 for Atlanta.
Love and Walker named to NBA West All-Star Team ... Love led team in scoring (23.1) ... Ray led team in rebounding (10.9).