1973–74 Chicago Bulls season

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1973–74 Chicago Bulls season
Head coach Dick Motta
Arena Chicago Stadium
Results
Record 54–28 (.659)
Place Division: 2nd (Midwest)
Conference: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Conference Finals
(eliminated 0-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1973-74 NBA season was the Bulls' 8th season in the NBA.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

1973–74 Chicago Bulls roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
PG 12-21 Adelman, Rick 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1946-06-16 Loyola Marymount
C 20 Awtrey, Dennis 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1948-02-22 Santa Clara
C 18 Boerwinkle, Tom 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 265 lb (120 kg) 1945-08-23 Tennessee
SF 23 Garrett, Rowland 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1950-07-16 Florida State
PF 42 Hummer, John 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1948-05-04 Princeton
PF 10 Love, Bob 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1942-12-08 Southern
SF 54 Porter, Howard 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1948-08-31 Villanova
C 14 Ray, Clifford 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1949-01-21 Oklahoma
G/F 4 Sloan, Jerry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1942-03-28 Evansville
PG 2 Van Lier, Norm 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 1947-04-01 St. Francis
SF 25 Walker, Chet 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 212 lb (96 kg) 1940-02-22 Bradley
SG 8 Weiss, Bob 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1942-05-07 Pennsylvania State
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

None



Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Milwaukee Bucks 59 23 .720
2 y-Los Angeles Lakers 47 35 .573 12
3 x-Chicago Bulls 54 28 .659 5
4 x-Detroit Pistons 52 30 .634 7
5 Golden State Warriors 44 38 .537 15
6 Seattle SuperSonics 36 46 .439 23
7 Kansas City–Omaha Kings 33 49 .402 26
8 Phoenix Suns 30 52 .366 29
9 Portland Trail Blazers 27 55 .329 32


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

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West Conference Semifinals[edit]

  • (2) Chicago Bulls vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Bulls win series 4-3
  • Game 1 @ Chicago: Detroit 97, Chicago 88
  • Game 2 @ Detroit: Chicago 108, Detroit 103
  • Game 3 @ Chicago: Chicago 84, Detroit 83
  • Game 4 @ Detroit: Detroit 102, Chicago 87
  • Game 5 @ Chicago: Chicago 98, Detroit 94
  • Game 6 @ Detroit: Detroit 92, Chicago 88
  • Game 7 @ Chicago: Chicago 96, Detroit 94

West Conference Finals[edit]

  • (1) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (2) Chicago Bulls: Bucks win series 4-0
  • Game 1 @ Milwaukee: Milwaukee 101, Chicago 85
  • Game 2 @ Chicago: Milwaukee 113, Chicago 111
  • Game 3 @ Milwaukee: Milwaukee 113, Chicago 90
  • Game 4 @ Chicago: Milwaukee 115, Chicago 99

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]