1971–72 Chicago Bulls season

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1971–72 Chicago Bulls season
Head coach Dick Motta
Arena Chicago Stadium
Results
Record 57–25 (.695)
Place Division: 2nd (Midwest)
Conference: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 0-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1971-72 NBA season was the Bulls' 6th season in the NBA.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1971 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT
1 z-Los Angeles Lakers 69 13 .841
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 63 19 .768
3 x-Chicago Bulls 57 25 .695
4 x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622
5 Phoenix Suns 49 33 .598
6 Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 .573
7 Houston Rockets 34 48 .415
8 Detroit Pistons 26 56 .317
9 Portland Trail Blazers 18 64 .220


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West Conference Semifinals[edit]

(P1) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (M2) Chicago Bulls: Lakers win series 4-0

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 95, Chicago 88
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 131, Chicago 124
  • Game 3 @ Chicago: Los Angeles 108, Chicago 101
  • Game 4 @ Chicago: Los Angeles 108, Chicago 97

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]