Chicago Bulls retired numbers

Chicago Bulls Retired Numbers
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Jerry Sloan Jerry Sloan
4 | Jerry Sloan

SEASONS WITH BULLS:
13 total – 10 as a player (1966-1976);
3 as a coach (1979-1982)

JERSEY RETIRED:
02/17/78 at Chicago Stadium

BULLS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA All-Star 1967, 1969 … NBA All-Defensive Team - First 1968-69, 1971-72, 1973-74, 1974-75; Second 1969-70, 1970-71 … ranks third all-time for the Bulls in games played (696) … holds the record for most consecutive starts in Bulls home openers - 10 … member of the first-ever Chicago Bulls team after being drafted from the Baltimore Bullets in the 1966 expansion draft … named Bulls head coach on 04/28/79 … in second season as head coach (1980-81) advanced the Bulls to the second round of the playoffs in the team's first postseason appearance after a three-year absence.




Bob Love Bob Love (NABE Photos)

10 | Bob Love

SEASONS WITH BULLS:
11 (1968-1977)

JERSEY RETIRED:
01/14/94 at Chicago Stadium

BULLS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA All-Star 1971, 1972, 1973 … All-NBA Second Team 1970-71, 1971-72 … NBA All-Defensive Second Team 1971-72, 1973-74, 1974-75 … Led the Bulls in scoring for seven straight seasons … ranks third among Bulls all-time scorers (12,623 points) … currently serves as the Bulls Director of Community Affairs, making over 300 visits annually to schools, social service agencies and charity organizations.




23 | Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan Michael Jordan (Barry Gossage/NABE Photos)
SEASONS WITH BULLS:
13 (1984-1993, 1994-1998)

JERSEY RETIRED:
11/01/94 at the United Center (announced return to NBA on 03/18/95; announced second retirement on 01/13/99)

BULLS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Led the Bulls to six NBA World Championships (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998) … NBA MVP 1987-88, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1995-96, 1997-98 … NBA Finals MVP 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 … NBA All-Star Game MVP 1988, 1996, 1998 … NBA Rookie of the Year 1984-85 … NBA Defensive Player of the Year 1987-88 … NBA All-Star 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 … named to the NBA's list of 50 greatest players in NBA history … member of 1984 and 1992 USA Olympic gold medal-winning basketball teams … led the league in scoring 10 times … Bulls all-time leader in scoring (29, 277 points), rebounds (5,836), assists (5,012), steals (2,306) and games played (930).





Scottie Pippen Scottie Pippen
33 | Scottie Pippen

SEASONS WITH BULLS:
12 (1987-1998, 2003-2004)

JERSEY RETIRED:
12/09/05 at the United Center

BULLS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Played in 1,178 games and averaged 16.1 ppg, 6.4 rpg and 5.2 apg and 1.96 spg ... named as one of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players of all-time in 1996 ... brought the Bulls six NBA World Championship titles ... was a seven-time NBA All-Star, including the game’s MVP in 1994 ... his 208 career playoff appearances rank second in NBA history behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 237 ... led his teams to post-season appearances in each of his first 16 seasons ... compiled NBA Playoff averages of 17.5 ppg, 7.6 rpg, 5.2 apg and 1.96 spg in 208 games ... Bulls all-time leader in 3-point field goals (664) and 3-point field goal attempts (2,031) and ranks second in 12 other categories.




Phil Jackson Phil Jackson (Barry Gossage/NABE Photos)
Coach Phil Jackson

SEASONS WITH BULLS:
11 total – 2 as an Assistant Coach (1987-1989);
9 as the Head Coach (1989-1998)

HONORED:
05/05/99 at United Center

BULLS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Coached the Bulls to their first NBA World Championship in 1991 and followed it up with five other titles, including two “three-peats” - 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998 … led the Bulls to the best-ever NBA record (72-10) in 1995-96 … NBA Coach of the Year (1995-96) … named one of the NBA’s 10 greatest coaches on 12/07/96 … reached 200 victories faster than any coach in NBA history (270 games) … the winningest coach in Bulls history with a 545-193 (.738) regular season coaching record; 111-41 (.730) in the playoffs.




General Manager Jerry Krause

Jerry Krause Jerry Krause
SEASONS WITH BULLS:
18 (03/26/85 – 04/07/03)

HONORED:
10/31/03 at United Center

BULLS CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
Orchestrated the Bulls to six NBA World Championship (1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998) ... named NBA Executive of the Year by his peers in 1987-88 and 1995-96 … drafted Scottie Pippen, Charles Oakley, Horace Grant, B.J. Armstrong, Will Perdue, Toni Kukoc, Elton Brand, Ron Artest, Marcus Fizer, Jamal Crawford, Eddy Curry, Tyson Chandler and Jay Williams … signed Ron Harper, John Paxson, Trent Tucker, Scott Williams, Steve Kerr, Bill Wennington, Jud Buechler, Randy Brown, Robert Parish, Brian Williams, Ron Mercer, Eddie Robinson, Charles Oakley, Greg Anthony, Corie Blount and Donyell Marshall as free agents and traded for Bill Cartwright, Luc Longley and Dennis Rodman ... coaching hires included Doug Collins, Phil Jackson, Tim Floyd and Bill Cartwright.