Chicago Bulls accomplishments and records

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This page details the all-time statistics, records, and other achievements pertaining to the Chicago Bulls.[1]

Individual awards[edit]

All-NBA First Team

All-NBA Second Team

All-NBA Third Team

NBA All-Defensive First Team

NBA All-Defensive Second Team

NBA All-Rookie First Team

NBA All-Rookie Second Team

  • Hold the record for the fewest points per game in a season after 1954–55 (81.9 in 1998–99)
  • Hold the record for the fewest points in a game after 1954–55 (49, April 10, 1999)
  • Hold the record for largest margin of victory in an NBA Finals game (42; defeated the Utah Jazz 96–54)
  • Hold the record for fewest points allowed in an NBA Finals game (54 against the Utah Jazz)
  • Share lowest free throw percentage by two teams in one game (.410 with the Los Angeles Lakers, February 7, 1968)
  • Share record for most personal fouls by two teams in one game (87 with the Portland Trail Blazers, March 16, 1984)
  • Shared record: Will Perdue for fewest minutes played by a disqualified player in a playoff game (7 against the New York Knicks, May 14, 1992)
  • Dennis Rodman, most offensive rebounds in an NBA Finals game (11 twice against the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1996 NBA Finals)
  • Shared record: Two teams with the fewest players to score more than ten points in a playoff game (4 with the Miami Heat, May 24, 1997)
  • Highest defensive rebound percentage in a playoff game (.952 against the Golden State Warriors on April 30, 1975)
  • Shared record: Highest free throw percentage by one team in a playoff game (1.000 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on May 19, 1992)
  • After the San Antonio Spurs lost the 2013 NBA Finals to the Miami Heat in seven games, the Bulls are currently the only NBA franchise to have won multiple NBA championships without a championship series loss.

NBA All-Star Weekend[edit]

NBA All-Star selections

Season records[edit]

Most successful[edit]

Season Wins Losses Win%
1995–96 72 10 .878
1996–97 69 13 .841
1991–92 67 15 .817
2011–12[a] 50 16 .758
1997–98 62 20 .756
2010–11 62 20 .756
1990–91 61 21 .744
1992–93 57 25 .695
1971–72 57 25 .695
1993–94 55 27 .671

Least successful[edit]

Season Wins Losses Win%
2000–01 15 67 .183
1999–00 17 65 .207
2001–02 21 61 .256
1998–99[b] 13 37 .260
2003–04 23 59 .280
1975–76 24 58 .293
1983–84 27 55 .329
1982–83 28 54 .341
1967–68 29 53 .354
1979–80 30 52 .366
2002–03 30 52 .366

Franchise records[edit]

Michael Jordan was the face of the Bulls from 1984 to 1993 then again from 1995 to 1998.
Scottie Pippen was a face of the Bulls from 1987 to 1998 and returned for a final stint from 2003 to 2004.
Derrick Rose became the face of the Bulls in 2008 and lasted till 2016.

Games played[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most games played
Player Games
Michael Jordan 930
Scottie Pippen 856
Kirk Hinrich 748
Jerry Sloan 696
John Paxson 645
Luol Deng 637
Tom Boerwinkle 635
Bob Love 592
Joakim Noah 572
Dave Corzine 556

Points[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most points scored
Player Points
Michael Jordan 29,277
Scottie Pippen 15,123
Bob Love 12,623
Luol Deng 10,286
Jerry Sloan 10,233
Chet Walker 9,788
Artis Gilmore 9,288
Kirk Hinrich 8,536
Reggie Theus 8,279
Derrick Rose 8,001

Minutes played[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most minutes played
Player Minutes
Michael Jordan 35,887
Scottie Pippen 30,269
Jerry Sloan 24,798
Kirk Hinrich 23,545
Luol Deng 22,882
Bob Love 22,073
Norm Van Lier 19,122
Horace Grant 18,204
Joakim Noah 16,858
Artis Gilmore 16,777
Jimmy Butler, was drafted by the Bulls in 2011.
Dwyane Wade, signed with the Bulls in 2016.

Rebounds[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most rebounds
Player Rebounds
Michael Jordan 5,836
Tom Boerwinkle 5,745
Scottie Pippen 5,726
Joakim Noah 5,387
Jerry Sloan 5,385
Artis Gilmore 5,342
Horace Grant 4,721
Dave Greenwood 4,222
Luol Deng 4,078
Bob Love 3,998

Assists[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most assists
Player Assists
Michael Jordan 5,012
Scottie Pippen 4,494
Kirk Hinrich 3,811
Norm Van Lier 3,676
Derrick Rose 2,516
Reggie Theus 2,472
John Paxson 2,394
Bob Weiss 2,008
Tom Boerwinkle 2007
Toni Kukoč 1,840

Steals[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most steals
Player Steals
Michael Jordan 2,306
Scottie Pippen 1,792
Kirk Hinrich 857
Norm Van Lier 724
Luol Deng 639
Horace Grant 587
Reggie Theus 580
Joakim Noah 481
Toni Kukoč 476
John Paxson 462

Blocks[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most blocks
Player Blocks
Artis Gilmore 1,029
Michael Jordan 828
Joakim Noah 803
Scottie Pippen 774
Taj Gibson 645
Horace Grant 579
Dave Corzine 573
Dave Greenwood 526
Tyson Chandler 487
Luol Deng 360

Field goals[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most Field Goals Made
Player Field Goals
Michael Jordan 10,962
Scottie Pippen 5,991
Bob Love 4,948
Jerry Sloan 3,996
Luol Deng 3,987
Chet Walker 3,558
Artis Gilmore 3,466
Derrick Rose 3,102
Kirk Hinrich 3,101
Reggie Theus 3,047

Three-point field goals[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most Three Point Field Goals Made
Player Three's Made
Kirk Hinrich 1,049
Ben Gordon 770
Scottie Pippen 664
Michael Jordan 555
Steve Kerr 430
Andrés Nocioni 403
Luol Deng 387
Toni Kukoč 351
Derrick Rose 350
Chris Duhon 336

Free throws[edit]

(Correct as of October 1, 2016)

Most Free Throws Made
Player Free Throws
Michael Jordan 6,798
Bob Love 2,727
Chet Walker 2,672
Scottie Pippen 2,477
Artis Gilmore 2,355
Jerry Sloan 2,241
Reggie Theus 2,090
Luol Deng 1,925
Norm Van Lier 1,555
Derrick Rose 1,447

Franchise record for wins[edit]

Regular Season Wins
Wins Season
Most Wins
72 1995–96
Most Home Wins
39 1995–96
Most Road Wins
33 1995–96
Playoffs Wins
Most Wins in the Playoffs
15 1995–96
Most Wins in a Playoff Series
4 1995–96

Franchise record for championships[edit]

Championships
Championships Seasons
NBA Championships
6 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998
Conference Championships
6 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998
Division Championships
9 1975, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2011, 2012

NBA records[edit]

Individual[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Regular season game
Category Player Opponent Date Total
3PFGM, game, no misses Gordon, BenBen Gordon Washington Wizards April 14, 2006 9
FTM, half Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Miami Heat December 30, 1992 20
FTA, half Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Miami Heat December 30, 1992 23
STL, half Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Boston Celtics November 9, 1988 8

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs game
Category Player Opponent Date Total
Most PTS, game Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Boston Celtics April 20, 1986 63[c]
Most FGM, game Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Cleveland Cavaliers May 1, 1988 24
Most FGA, half Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Cleveland Cavaliers May 1, 1988 25
Most consecutive FGM, game Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Los Angeles Lakers June 5, 1991 13
Most FTM, quarter Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Detroit Pistons May 21, 1991 13

NBA Finals[edit]

NBA Finals game
Category Player Opponent Date Total
Most FGM, half Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Portland Trail Blazers June 3, 1992 14
Most FGM, half Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Phoenix Suns June 16, 1993 14
Most consecutive FGM Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Los Angeles Lakers June 5, 1991 13
Most FTM, quarter Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Utah Jazz June 11, 1997 9
Most offensive REB, game Rodman, DennisDennis Rodman Seattle SuperSonics June 7, 1996 11
Most offensive REB, game Rodman, DennisDennis Rodman Seattle SuperSonics June 16, 1996 11
NBA Finals series
Category Player Opponent Year Total
Most PTS per game Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Phoenix Suns 1993 41.0
Most STL (5-game series) Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Los Angeles Lakers 1991 14
Most PTS (6-game series) Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Phoenix Suns 1993 246
Most FGM (6-game series) Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan Phoenix Suns 1993 101

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • Leading the league in scoring, oldest, 35 years, 61 days, Michael Jordan, April 19, 1998
  • Leading the league in rebounding, oldest, 36 years, 341 days, Dennis Rodman, April 19, 1998

Team[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Regular season game
Category Opponent Date Total
Fewest PTS, game Miami Heat April 10, 1999 49
  • Teams that had two players score 40+ points in a game, Michael Jordan 44, Scottie Pippen 40, February 18, 1996.
  • Best start (41 games), 38–3, 1995–96.
  • Fewest points per game, 81.9, 1998–99.
  • Undefeated months, 14–0, January 1996.

Playoffs[edit]

  • Best home record, 39–7.

NBA Finals[edit]

  • Best NBA Finals series record, 6–0.
  • Largest margin of victory in a game, 42, June 7, 1998.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Due to a lockout, the season did not start until December 25, 2011 and all 30 teams played a shortened 66 game regular season schedule.[2]
  2. ^ Due to a lockout, the season did not start until February 5, 1999, and all 29 teams played a shortened 50 game regular season schedule.[3]
  3. ^ The game was played in 2OT.

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Chicago Bulls Career Leaders Basketball-Reference". 
  2. ^ Beck, Howard (November 28, 2011). "Two Exhibition Games for N.B.A. Teams". The New York Times. Retrieved November 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ Donovan, John (February 4, 1999). "Let the semi-season begin: Expect injuries, intensity and a new champion in '99". CNN Sports Illustrated. Retrieved September 4, 2011. 

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