Chicago Bulls Playoff Rosters

1980-1981 Chicago Bulls Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Coby Dietrick FC 6-10 220 Jul 23, 1948 32 San Jose State 4 1970 Rnd 10, Pick 2, Golden State Warriors
Artis Gilmore C 7-2 240 Sep 21, 1949 31 Jacksonville 4 1971 Rnd 7, Pick 15, Chicago Bulls
1976 ABA Dispersal Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 1, Chicago Bulls
David Greenwood PF 6-9 222 May 27, 1957 23 UCLA 1 1979 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Chicago Bulls
Dwight Jones FC 6-10 210 Feb 27, 1952 29 Houston 7 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Atlanta Hawks
Larry Kenon PF 6-9 205 Dec 13, 1952 28 Memphis 4 1973 Rnd 3, Pick 15, Detroit Pistons
Ronnie Lester PG 6-2 175 Jan 1, 1959 22 Iowa 0 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 10, Portland Trail Blazers
Scott May SF 6-7 215 Mar 19, 1954 27 Indiana 4 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Chicago Bulls
Ricky Sobers SG 6-3 198 Jan 15, 1953 28 UNLV 5 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 16, Phoenix Suns
Reggie Theus GF 6-7 190 Oct 13, 1957 23 UNLV 2 1978 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Chicago Bulls
Bob Wilkerson GF 6-6 195 Aug 15, 1954 26 Indiana 4 1976 Rnd 1, Pick 11, Seattle SuperSonics
James Wilkes SF 6-7 195 Apr 1, 1958 22 UCLA 0 1980 Rnd 3, Pick 4, Chicago Bulls
Sam Worthen PG 6-5 195 Jan 17, 1958 23 Marquette 0 1980 Rnd 2, Pick 3, Chicago Bulls

1980-1981 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #6 Indiana Pacers PHI in 2
First Round #4 New York Knicks #5 Chicago Bulls CHI in 2
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #5 Chicago Bulls BOS in 4
Second Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #2 Milwaukee Bucks PHI in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Philadelphia Sixers BOS in 7

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #3 Los Angeles Lakers #6 Houston Rockets HOU in 3
First Round #4 Portland Trail Blazers #5 Kansas City Kings KCK in 3
Second Round #1 Phoenix Suns #5 Kansas City Kings KCK in 7
Second Round #2 San Antonio Spurs #6 Houston Rockets HOU in 7
Conference Finals #5 Kansas City Kings #6 Houston Rockets HOU in 5

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #6 Houston Rockets BOS in 6

1980-1981 Chicago Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Reggie Theus 6 38.7 19.8 3.5 6.3 1.5 0.0 2.5
Artis Gilmore 6 41.2 18.0 11.2 2.0 1.0 2.8 2.8
David Greenwood 6 35.3 17.8 7.3 1.8 1.5 0.8 1.5
Ricky Sobers 6 27.0 13.2 1.8 3.7 0.7 0.0 2.5
Dwight Jones 6 36.2 12.5 9.8 1.8 0.8 0.5 2.7
Bob Wilkerson 6 25.3 9.2 2.7 2.3 0.8 0.2 1.8
Larry Kenon 6 19.0 6.7 4.5 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.2
Coby Dietrick 6 13.5 3.2 2.5 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.3
Ronnie Lester 5 8.4 3.8 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.0 1.0
James Wilkes 2 2.5 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.0 1.0
Sam Worthen 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1980-1981 Chicago Bulls Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Chicago Leaders New York Leaders
Mar 31, 1981
@
New York
W, 80-90 Madison Square Garden
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 18. Ricky Sobers
PTS: 19. Ray Williams
Apr 3, 1981
v.
New York
W, 115-114 Chicago Stadium
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 37. Reggie Theus
PTS: 29. C. Russell

1980-1981 Chicago Bulls Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Chicago Leaders Boston Leaders
Apr 5, 1981
@
Boston
L, 121-109 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 19. Dwight Jones
PTS: 23. Larry Bird
Apr 7, 1981
@
Boston
L, 106-97 Boston Garden
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 21. Reggie Theus
PTS: 27. R. Parish
Apr 10, 1981
v.
Boston
L, 107-113 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
0-3 PTS: 26. Reggie Theus
PTS: 24. Larry Bird
Apr 12, 1981
v.
Boston
L, 103-109 Chicago Stadium
Conference Semi Finals
0-4 PTS: 24. D. Greenwood
PTS: 35. Larry Bird