2000-01

Record: 15-67
(Eighth Place)

Roster

Left to Right: (front row): Head Coach Tim Floyd, Jamal Crawford, Ron Artest, Fred Hoiberg, Ron Mercer, Corey Benjamin, Bryce Drew, A.J. Guyton (middle row): Assistant Coach Norm Ellenberger, Elton Brand, Marcus Fizer, Dalibor Bagaric, Brad Miller, Dragan Tarlac, Jake Voskuhl, Steve Goodrich, Assistant Coach Phil Johnson, Michael Ruffin, Assistant Coach Bill Berry (back row): Assistant Coach Bill Cartwright, Head Athletic Trainer Fred Tedeschi, Assistant Athletic Trainer Eric Waters, Strength & Conditioning Assistant Erik Helland, Equipment Manager John Ligmanowski, Strength & Conditioning Consultant Al Vermeil, Strength & Conditioning Assistant Mike Gattone, Supervisor of European Scouting Ivica Dukan, Scout Pete Myers, Scout Gar Forman, Special Assistant to the Executive VP B.J. Armstrong, Executive VP, Basketball Operations Jerry Krause.

Team Leaders (avg)

20.1

Points


Elton Brand

103

3pt FGs


Fred Hoiberg

10.1

Rebounds


Elton Brand

3.9

Assists


Fred Hoiberg

2.00

Steals


Ron Artest

1.59

Blocks


Elton Brand

Regular season

Signed free agents Ron Mercer (08/02/00) and Brad Miller (09/07/00) ... opened the season with the youngest roster in NBA history – an average of 22.9 years of age – including seven rook- ies ... Khalid El-Amin was the first Bulls second-round draft choice to start in a home opener since Sam Worthen in 1980 ... broke the franchise record for longest losing streak at the United Center with an eight-game stretch from 11/11/00 to 12/19/00 (previous record was six games) ... set a new record for con- secutive losses with 16 from 01/08/01 through 02/06/01 (previous record was 13 games in 1976) ... endured the longest road losing streak in franchise history, dropping 25 straight on the road from 12/21/00 through 04/10/01.

Draft


First round, Marcus Fizer (Iowa State) and Chris Mihm (Texas); second round, A.J. Guyton (Indiana), Jake Voskuhl (Connecticut) and Khalid El-Amin (Connecticut). Mihm’s draft rights and cash were sent to Cleveland in exchange for the draft rights to Jamal Crawford.

Playoffs


Failed to qualify.

Honors


Home sellout streak ended at 610 games on 11/03/00 vs. New Jersey, marking the third longest sellout streak in NBA history. Prior to that, the last time the Bulls failed to sell out a home game was 11/17/87, vs. Washington ... Elton Brand (Sophomore team) and Khalid El-Amin (Rookie team) participated in the Schick Rookie Challenge at All-Star Weekend ... Marcus Fizer was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie Second Team.

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