Chicago Bulls Regular Season Rosters

1970-1971 Chicago Bulls Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Johnny Baum F 6-5 200 1 Temple 1968 Rnd 15 Pick 6 United States
Tom Boerwinkle C 7-0 265 2 Tennessee 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Jimmy Collins SG 6-2 175 0 New Mexico State 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
Jackie Dinkins SF 6-5 210 0 Voorhees 1971 Rnd 9 Pick 14 United States
Jim Fox C 6-10 230 3 South Carolina 1965 Rnd 8 Pick 6 United States
Matt Guokas GF 6-5 175 4 Saint Joseph's 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
A.W. Holt SF 6-7 210 0 Jackson State 1970 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
George Johnson FC 6-11 205 0 Dillard 1970 Rnd 5 Pick 11 United States
Jim King G 6-2 175 7 Tulsa 1963 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Bob Love F 6-8 215 4 Southern 1965 Rnd 4 Pick 7 United States
Charlie Paulk PF 6-8 219 1 Northeastern State 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Howard Porter PF 6-8 220 0 Villanova 1971 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
Paul Ruffner FC 6-10 225 0 Brigham Young 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 11 United States
Jerry Sloan GF 6-5 195 5 Evansville 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Chet Walker F 6-6 212 8 Bradley 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Bob Weiss SG 6-2 180 5 Penn State 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States

1970-1971 Chicago Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Weiss J. Sloan C. Walker B. Love T. Boerwinkle
Rotation   J. King     J. Fox
Lim PT   J. Collins J. Baum P. Ruffner  
Lim PT     M. Guokas G. Johnson  

1970-1971 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks66-16-
2Chicago Bulls51-3115
3Phoenix Suns48-3418
4Detroit Pistons45-3721

1970-1971 Chicago Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bob Love All-NBA Second Team (1971)
Jerry Sloan All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1971)
Bob Love Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1971)
Chet Walker Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1971)

1970-1971 Chicago Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Bob Love 81 43.0 25.2 8.5 2.3
Chet Walker 81 36.1 22.0 7.3 2.2
Jerry Sloan 80 39.2 18.3 8.8 3.5
Tom Boerwinkle 82 28.9 10.8 13.8 4.8
Jim Fox 82 19.9 9.7 7.3 2.4
Bob Weiss 82 27.3 9.5 2.3 4.7
Matt Guokas 78 28.3 6.6 2.0 4.4
Johnny Baum 62 8.8 4.6 2.0 0.5
Jim King 55 11.7 4.8 1.2 1.4
Jimmy Collins 55 8.7 4.0 1.0 1.1
Paul Ruffner 10 6.0 3.4 1.6 0.2
A.W. Holt 6 2.3 0.7 0.7 0.0
Shaler Halimon 2 11.5 1.0 1.0 2.0

1970-1971 Chicago Bulls Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Johnny Baum was selected as the #6 pick in the 15 Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Johnny Baum signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on May 13, 1969.

Tom Boerwinkle was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Tom Boerwinkle signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on September 1, 1968.

Jimmy Collins was selected as the #11 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Jimmy Collins signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on September 1, 1970.

George Johnson was selected as the #11 pick in the 5 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. George Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on May 6, 1970.

Paul Ruffner was selected as the #11 pick in the Second Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Paul Ruffner signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls on September 1, 1970.

Acquired via Trade

Jim Fox was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Phoenix Suns on April 23, 1970.

Matt Guokas was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Philadelphia Sixers on October 16, 1970.

Bob Love was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Milwaukee Bucks on November 23, 1968.

Chet Walker was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Philadelphia Sixers on September 2, 1969.

Bob Weiss was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Milwaukee Bucks on November 23, 1968.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Jerry Sloan was taken in the 1966 Expansion Draft by the Chicago Bulls from the Washington Wizards on April 30, 1966.

Acquired via Free Agency

Jim King signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on October 20, 1970.

1970-1971 Chicago Bulls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dick Klein Owner 1966-1967 N/A
Dick Motta Head Coach 1968-1969 N/A
Pat Williams General Manager 1969-1970 N/A