Chicago Bulls Regular Season Rosters

1986-1987 Chicago Bulls Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
20 Gene Banks GF 6-7 215 5 Duke 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
17 Mike Brown PF 6-9 257 0 Georgetown 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 22 United States
11 Fred Cofield G 6-3 190 1 Eastern Michigan 1985 Rnd 4 Pick 3 United States
22 Steve Colter G 6-3 165 2 New Mexico State 1984 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
40 Dave Corzine C 6-11 250 8 DePaul 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
25 Earl Cureton PF 6-9 210 6 Detroit-Mercy 1979 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
30 Darren Daye FC 6-8 220 3 UCLA 1983 Rnd 3 Pick 10 United States
53 Artis Gilmore C 7-2 240 10 Jacksonville 1971 Rnd 7 Pick 15 United States
23 Michael Jordan SG 6-6 215 2 North Carolina 1984 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
20 Pete Myers GF 6-6 180 0 Little Rock 1986 Rnd 6 Pick 4 United States
34 Charles Oakley PF 6-8 225 1 Virginia Union 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
33 Jawann Oldham C 7-0 215 6 Seattle 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
5 John Paxson G 6-2 185 3 Notre Dame 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 19 United States
50 Ben Poquette FC 6-9 235 9 Central Michigan 1977 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
6 Brad Sellers FC 7-0 210 0 Ohio State 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
  Mike Smrek C 7-0 250 1 Canisius 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
3 Sedale Threatt SG 6-2 175 3 West Virginia Tech 1983 Rnd 6 Pick 23 United States
21 Elston Turner GF 6-5 190 5 Ole Miss 1981 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States
31 Granville Waiters C 6-11 225 3 Ohio State 1983 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
12 Perry Young G 6-5 210 1 Virginia Tech 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States

1986-1987 Chicago Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Paxson M. Jordan G. Banks C. Oakley D. Corzine
Rotation S. Threatt E. Turner     B. Sellers
Lim PT     P. Myers M. Brown G. Waiters
Lim PT       B. Poquette  

1986-1987 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Atlanta Hawks57-25-
2Detroit Pistons52-305
3Milwaukee Bucks50-327
4Indiana Pacers41-4116
5Chicago Bulls40-4217
6Cleveland Cavaliers31-5126

1986-1987 Chicago Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Michael Jordan All-NBA First Team (1987)
Michael Jordan Player Of The Month (Nov 86, Feb 87)
Michael Jordan Player Of The Week (11/09/86, 03/01/87, 04/12/87)
Michael Jordan Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1987)
Michael Jordan Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1987)
Michael Jordan Slam Dunk Champion (1987)

1986-1987 Chicago Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Michael Jordan 82 40.0 37.1 5.2 4.6 2.9 1.5 3.3
Charles Oakley 82 36.3 14.5 13.1 3.6 1.0 0.4 3.6
John Paxson 82 32.8 11.3 1.7 5.7 0.8 0.1 1.3
Dave Corzine 82 27.8 8.3 6.6 2.6 0.5 1.0 1.4
Brad Sellers 80 22.0 8.5 4.7 1.3 0.6 0.8 1.1
Gene Banks 63 28.9 9.7 4.9 2.7 0.8 0.3 1.8
Sedale Threatt 40 19.4 7.9 1.3 4.4 1.1 0.2 1.1
Earl Cureton 43 25.7 6.9 5.3 1.6 0.3 0.6 1.0
Mike Brown 62 13.2 4.2 3.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 1.0
Elston Turner 70 13.4 3.5 1.6 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.4
Steve Colter 27 17.5 4.9 1.6 3.5 0.7 0.2 1.2
Granville Waiters 44 12.1 1.9 2.0 0.5 0.2 0.7 0.4
Pete Myers 29 5.3 2.3 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.3
Ben Poquette 21 8.0 2.4 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2
Perry Young 5 4.0 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
Fred Cofield 5 5.4 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.2
Darren Daye 1 7.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

1986-1987 Chicago Bulls Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Mike Brown was selected as the #22 pick in the 3 Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Mike Brown signed a contract with the Chicago Bulls on June 17, 1986.

Michael Jordan was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Michael Jordan signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on August 1, 1984.

Pete Myers was selected as the #4 pick in the 6 Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Pete Myers signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on September 1, 1986.

Brad Sellers was selected as the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. Brad Sellers signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on October 1, 1986.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Charles Oakley, the #9 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Chicago Bulls from the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 18, 1985. Charles Oakley signed a multi-year contract with the Chicago Bulls on September 25, 1985.

Acquired via Trade

Gene Banks was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the San Antonio Spurs on June 18, 1985. Gene Banks re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on September 9, 1986.

Dave Corzine was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the San Antonio Spurs on July 22, 1982.

Ben Poquette was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 15, 1987.

Sedale Threatt was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Philadelphia Sixers on December 31, 1986.

Granville Waiters was acquired in a trade by the Chicago Bulls from the Houston Rockets on October 23, 1986.

Acquired via Free Agency

John Paxson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on October 29, 1985.

Elston Turner signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls on October 4, 1986.

1986-1987 Chicago Bulls Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jerry Reinsdorf Owner, Chairman 1985-1986 N/A
Robert Judelson Alternate Board of Governor 1985-1986 N/A
Steve Schanwald Executive VP of Business Operations 1986-1987 N/A
Irwin Mandel Alternate Board of Governor, Senior VP of Financial and Legal 1971-1972 N/A
Doug Collins Head Coach 1986-1987 N/A
Jerry Krause General Manager 1985-1986 Director of Player Personnel (Chicago Bulls, 1976 to 1985)
Tommy Edwards Public Address Announcer 2006-2007 Public Address Announcer (Chicago Bulls, 1976 to 1990)