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

Roster[edit]

1971–72 Chicago Bulls roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
C 18 Boerwinkle, Tom 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 265 lb (120 kg) 1945–08–23 Tennessee
G 22 Collins, Jimmy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1946–11–24 New Mexico State
F 23 Dinkins, Jackie 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1950–01–22 Voorhees
C 31 Fox, Jim 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1943–04–07 South Carolina
G 21 King, Jim 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1941–02–07 Tulsa
F 10 Love, Bob 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1942–12–08 Southern
F 40 McIntosh, Kenny 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1949–01–21 Eastern Michigan
F 42 Paulk, Charlie 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 219 lb (99 kg) 1946–06–14 Northeastern State
F 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 4 Sloan, Jerry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1942–03–28 Evansville
G 2 Van Lier, Norm 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 1947–04–01 Saint Francis
F 25 Walker, Chet 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 212 lb (96 kg) 1940–02–22 Bradley
G 8 Weiss, Bob 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 1942–05–07 Penn State
Head coach

Dick Motta


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

Roster
Last transaction: 2015-05-10

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

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1971–72 NBA Records
Team ATL BAL BOS BUF CHI CIN CLE DET GSW HOU LAL MIL NYK PHI PHO POR SEA
Atlanta 2–4 0–4 4–2 0–5 3–3 4–2 3–2 3–2 1–4 0–5 2–3 3–1 3–3 3–2 4–0 1–4
Baltimore 4–2 2–2 3–3 1–4 4–2 1–5 3–2 1–4 3–2 1–4 0–5 2–4 4–0 4–1 3–1 2–3
Boston 4–0 2–2 6–0 3–2 4–2 5–1 5–0 2–3 5–0 1–4 2–3 3–3 6–0 2–3 4–0 2–3
Buffalo 2–4 3–3 0–6 1–3 3–3 4–2 2–4 1–3 0–4 0–4 0–4 1–5 3–3 0–4 2–4 0–4
Chicago 5–0 4–1 2–3 3–1 3–1 4–0 5–1 3–3 5–1 1–3 2–4 3–2 4–1 5–1 6–0 2–3
Cincinnati 3–3 2–4 2–4 3–3 1–3 6–2 2–3 2–3 0–4 1–4 0–5 2–2 2–2 2–3 2–2 0–5
Cleveland 2–4 5–1 1–5 2–4 0–4 2–6 1–3 0–4 2–2 1–3 0–4 1–5 2–4 0–4 4–2 0–4
Detroit 2–3 2–3 0–5 4–2 1–5 3–2 3–1 0–5 3–3 1–4 1–5 1–4 1–4 2–4 2–2 0–4
Golden State 2–3 4–1 3–2 3–1 3–3 3–2 4–0 5–0 5–1 1–5 2–2 2–3 4–1 2–3 4–2 4–2
Houston 4–1 2–3 0–5 4–0 1–5 4–0 2–2 3–3 1–5 1–5 0–5 0–5 4–1 1–3 4–2 3–3
Los Angeles 5–0 4–1 4–1 4–0 3–1 4–1 3–1 4–1 5–1 5–1 4–1 4–1 5–0 4–2 6–0 5–1
Milwaukee 3–2 5–0 3–2 4–0 4–2 5–0 4–0 5–1 2–2 5–0 1–4 2–3 4–1 4–2 6–0 6–0
New York 1–3 4–2 3–3 5–1 2–3 2–2 5–1 4–1 3–2 5–0 1–4 3–2 3–3 1–4 3–1 3–2
Philadelphia 3–3 0–4 0–6 3–3 1–4 2–2 4–2 4–1 1–4 1–4 0–5 1–4 3–3 1–4 2–2 4–1
Phoenix 2–3 1–4 3–2 4–0 1–5 3–2 4–0 4–2 3–2 3–1 2–4 2–4 4–1 4–1 6–0 3–2
Portland 0–4 1–3 0–4 4–2 0–6 2–2 2–4 2–2 2–4 2–4 0–6 0–6 1–3 2–2 0–6 0–6
Seattle 4–1 3–2 3–2 4–0 3–2 5–0 4–0 4–0 2–4 3–3 1–5 0–6 2–3 1–4 2–3 6–0

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

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]