1971-72 Chicago Bulls Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 57-25
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 0-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-0
Coach: Dick Motta (57-25)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 435,282, Avg. 10,617 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Chicago Bulls Roster
1971-72 Chicago Bulls Results

The Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 57 wins and 25 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Bulls allowed 8,440 points, least in the league. Chicago racked up 9,117 points. Bob Love netted a team-leading 2,037 points for the squad, and Chet Walker scored 18 or more per game, too. Tom Boerwinkle accounted for 897 rebounds. Norm Van Lier dished out 491 assists for the team.

Dick Motta coached the team. The 1971-72 Chicago Bulls lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob LoveF797631081854819509399005181250002352037
Chet WalkerF-G787825881225619568481004731780001711719
Jerry SloanG-F828130351206535391258006912110003091328
Bob WeissG8263245083235825421200170377000212928
Norm Van LierG6923214067130627822000299491000207832
Clifford RayC8228187244522221813400869254000296578
Tom BoerwinkleC8054202250021918011800897281000253556
Jim KingG7311014356162113890081101000103413
Howard PorterF-C6707304031717759001832400088401
Kenny McIntoshF43540516857442100891800041135
Jimmy CollinsG190134712611100012100001162
Jim FoxC-F10113353202820005460002160
Jackie DinkinsF1808941172011002070001045
Charlie PaulkF-C70602889700154000723

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob LoveF797639.344.
Chet WalkerF-G787833.250.584.
Jerry SloanG-F828137.044.466.
Bob WeissG826329.943.
Norm Van LierG692331.045.679.
Clifford RayC822822.849.961.
Tom BoerwinkleC805425.343.865.
Jim KingG73113.945.578.
Howard PorterF-C67010.942.476.
Kenny McIntoshF4359.433.947.
Jimmy CollinsG1907.136.690.
Jim FoxC-F10113.337.771.
Jackie DinkinsF1804.941.555.
Charlie PaulkF-C708.628.677.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob LoveF417389321311002770001775
Jerry SloanG-F4170642619110035100001863
Clifford RayC41615127970066160001561
Norm Van LierG4144532214120025330001556
Bob WeissG41194924870013120001555
Chet WalkerF-G4973816161300144000745
Jim KingG45624114400650001126
Howard PorterF-C4312191100113000319
Jackie DinkinsF111100000000002
Tom BoerwinkleC183000006300000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob LoveF443.336.
Jerry SloanG-F442.540.657.
Clifford RayC440.352.977.
Norm Van LierG436.041.585.
Bob WeissG429.849.
Chet WalkerF-G424.342.
Jim KingG414.045.8100.
Howard PorterF-C47.842.9100.
Jackie DinkinsF11.0100.
Tom BoerwinkleC18.


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