1974–75 Chicago Bulls season

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1974–75 Chicago Bulls season
Head coachDick Motta
ArenaChicago Stadium
Results
Record47–35 (.573)
PlaceDivision: 1st (Midwest)
Conference: 2nd (Western)
Playoff finishWest Conference Finals
(Lost to Warriors 3–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionWSNS-TV
(Andy Musser, Dick Gonski)
RadioWIND
(Jim Durham, Bill Berg)
< 1973–74 1975–76 >

The 1974-75 NBA season was the Bulls' ninth season in the NBA.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Roster[edit]

1974–75 Chicago Bulls roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
SG 5 Benbow, Leon 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1950-07-23 Jacksonville
PF 35 Block, John 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 207 lb (94 kg) 1944-04-16 USC
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 10 Love, Bob 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1942-12-08 Southern
G/F 4 Sloan, Jerry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1942-03-28 Evansville
C 42 Thurmond, Nate 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1941-07-25 Bowling Green
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)

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

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Midwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Chicago Bulls 47 35 .573 29–12 18–23 11–15
x-Kansas City–Omaha Kings 44 38 .537 3 29–12 15–26 17–9
x-Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 7 26–15 14–27 10–16
Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 9 25–16 13–28 14–12
# Western Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Golden State Warriors 48 34 .585
2 y-Chicago Bulls 47 35 .573 1
3 x-Kansas City–Omaha Kings 44 38 .537 4
4 x-Seattle SuperSonics 43 39 .524 5
5 x-Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 8
6 Portland Trail Blazers 38 44 .463 10
6 Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 10
8 Phoenix Suns 32 50 .390 16
9 Los Angeles Lakers 30 52 .366 18


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

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1974–75 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS BUF CHI CLE DET GSW HOU KCO LAL MIL NOJ NYK PHI PHO POR SEA WAS

West Conference finals[edit]

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (2) Chicago Bulls: Warriors win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ Golden State: Golden State 107, Chicago 89
  • Game 2 @ Chicago: Chicago 90, Golden State 89
  • Game 3 @ Chicago: Chicago 108, Golden State 101
  • Game 4 @ Golden State: Golden State 111, Chicago 106
  • Game 5 @ Golden State: Chicago 89, Golden State 79
  • Game 6 @ Chicago: Golden State 86, Chicago 72
  • Game 7 @ Golden State: Golden State 83, Chicago 79

Awards and records[edit]

References[edit]