Chicago Bulls Playoff Rosters

1976-1977 Chicago Bulls Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Leon Benbow SG 6-4 185 Jul 23, 1950 26 Jacksonville 2 1974 Rnd 2, Pick 9, Chicago Bulls
Tom Boerwinkle C 7-0 265 Aug 23, 1945 31 Tennessee 8 1968 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Chicago Bulls
Artis Gilmore C 7-2 240 Sep 21, 1949 27 Jacksonville 0 1971 Rnd 7, Pick 15, Chicago Bulls
1976 ABA Dispersal Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 1, Chicago Bulls
Phil Hicks SF 6-7 205 Jan 31, 1953 24 Tulane 0 1975 Rnd 4, Pick 7, Portland Trail Blazers
Wilbur Holland PG 6-0 175 Nov 8, 1951 25 New Orleans 1 1975 Rnd 5, Pick 3, Atlanta Hawks
Mickey Johnson PF 6-10 190 Aug 31, 1952 24 Aurora 2 1974 Rnd 4, Pick 2, Portland Trail Blazers
Tom Kropp SG 6-3 205 Feb 12, 1953 24 Nebraska-Kearney 1 1975 Rnd 3, Pick 12, Washington Wizards
John Laskowski SG 6-6 185 Jun 7, 1953 23 Indiana 1 1975 Rnd 2, Pick 14, Chicago Bulls
Jack Marin GF 6-7 200 Oct 12, 1944 32 Duke 10 1966 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Washington Wizards
Scott May SF 6-7 215 Mar 19, 1954 23 Indiana 0 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Chicago Bulls
John Mengelt SG 6-2 195 Oct 16, 1949 27 Auburn 5 1971 Rnd 2, Pick 4, Cincinnati Royals
Cliff Pondexter FC 6-9 233 Sep 15, 1954 22 Long Beach State 1 1974 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Chicago Bulls
Keith Starr SG 6-6 190 Mar 14, 1954 23 Pittsburgh 0 1976 Rnd 4, Pick 1, Chicago Bulls
Norm Van Lier PG 6-1 173 Apr 1, 1947 30 St. Francis (PA) 7 1969 Rnd 3, Pick 5, Chicago Bulls

1976-1977 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Washington Bullets #6 Cleveland Cavaliers WAS in 3
First Round #4 Boston Celtics #5 San Antonio Spurs BOS in 2
Second Round #1 Philadelphia Sixers #4 Boston Celtics PHI in 7
Second Round #2 Houston Rockets #3 Washington Bullets HOU in 6
Conference Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Houston Rockets PHI in 6

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Portland Trail Blazers #6 Chicago Bulls POR in 3
First Round #4 Golden State Warriors #5 Detroit Pistons GSW in 3
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #4 Golden State Warriors LAL in 7
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Philadelphia Sixers #3 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 6

1976-1977 Chicago Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Mickey Johnson 3 41.3 27.3 13.0 2.3 1.7 0.7
Artis Gilmore 3 42.0 18.7 13.0 2.0 1.0 2.7
Wilbur Holland 3 28.0 14.7 3.0 1.0 0.3 0.0
John Mengelt 3 22.3 12.7 1.3 2.7 1.3 0.0
Scott May 3 32.3 10.7 4.7 1.0 2.7 0.7
Norm Van Lier 3 44.7 5.3 5.0 9.7 3.3 0.3
Jack Marin 3 17.7 5.3 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.0
Tom Boerwinkle 3 5.7 0.7 3.3 2.3 0.0 0.3
Cliff Pondexter 3 4.0 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
Phil Hicks 1 4.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tom Kropp 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1976-1977 Chicago Bulls Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Chicago Leaders Portland Leaders
Apr 12, 1977
@
Portland
L, 96-83 Memorial Coliseum
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 19. M. Johnson
PTS: 29. M. Lucas
Apr 15, 1977
v.
Portland
W, 107-104 Chicago Stadium
Opening Round
1-1 PTS: 29. M. Johnson
PTS: 24. Bill Walton
Apr 17, 1977
@
Portland
L, 106-98 Memorial Coliseum
Opening Round
1-2 PTS: 34. M. Johnson
PTS: 26. Bob Gross