Left to Right: (front row): Howard Porter, Norm Van Lier, Bob Weiss, Jerry Sloan, Rowland Garrett, Rick Adelman. (back row): Head Coach Dick Motta, Chet Walker, Clifford Ray, Tom Boerwinkle, Dennis Awtrey, John Hummer, Bob Love, Trainer Bob Biel.
Norm Van Lier
First round, Kevin Kunnert (Iowa). Kunnert traded to Buffalo before signing along with Garfield Heard for forward John Hummer and a draft choice.
Made playoffs for seventh time in eight years ... Sloan injured in sixth playoff game vs. Detroit and missed seventh game, but Bulls defeated Pistons for first playoff series win (4-3) ... eliminated 4-0 by Milwaukee.
Van Lier and Walker named to NBA West All-Star Team ... Van Lier also named to All-Defensive First Team and All-NBA Second Team ... Sloan picked to All-Defensive First Team ... Love named All Defensive Second Team ... Love led team in scoring (21.8) ... Ray led team in rebounding (12.2).