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1970-71 Chicago Bulls Schedule and Results

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Record: 51-31, Finished 2nd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Motta (51-31)

PTS/G: 110.6 (12th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.4 (2nd of 17)
SRS: 5.47 (2nd of 17) ▪ Pace: 109.7 (17th of 17)
Off Rtg: 100.5 (2nd of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.7 (6th of 17)
Expected W-L: 54-28 (2nd of 17)

Arena: Chicago Stadium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1971 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 13, 1970 Box Score San Diego Rockets W 111 96 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Oct 14, 1970 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 107 110 1 1 L 1
3 Fri, Oct 16, 1970 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 102 106 1 2 L 2
4 Sat, Oct 17, 1970 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 99 96 2 2 W 1
5 Sun, Oct 25, 1970 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 131 116 3 2 W 2
6 Wed, Oct 28, 1970 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 118 105 4 2 W 3
7 Fri, Oct 30, 1970 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 101 98 5 2 W 4
8 Sat, Oct 31, 1970 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 119 122 5 3 L 1
9 Tue, Nov 3, 1970 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 113 101 6 3 W 1
10 Fri, Nov 6, 1970 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 102 105 6 4 L 1
11 Sat, Nov 7, 1970 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 125 99 7 4 W 1
12 Tue, Nov 10, 1970 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 118 96 8 4 W 2
13 Fri, Nov 13, 1970 Box Score New York Knicks L 98 106 8 5 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 14, 1970 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 120 116 9 5 W 1
15 Tue, Nov 17, 1970 Box Score San Francisco Warriors L 105 111 9 6 L 1
16 Wed, Nov 18, 1970 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 128 107 10 6 W 1
17 Sat, Nov 21, 1970 Box Score Boston Celtics W 110 107 11 6 W 2
18 Tue, Nov 24, 1970 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 108 117 11 7 L 1
19 Fri, Nov 27, 1970 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 121 104 12 7 W 1
20 Sat, Nov 28, 1970 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 91 99 12 8 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Dec 1, 1970 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 107 91 13 8 W 1
22 Thu, Dec 3, 1970 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 100 107 13 9 L 1
23 Fri, Dec 4, 1970 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 103 107 13 10 L 2
24 Sat, Dec 5, 1970 Box Score Boston Celtics L 97 101 13 11 L 3
25 Tue, Dec 8, 1970 Box Score San Francisco Warriors W 98 87 14 11 W 1
26 Thu, Dec 10, 1970 Box Score N Buffalo Braves W 138 120 15 11 W 2 at Syracuse, NY
27 Fri, Dec 11, 1970 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 87 86 16 11 W 3
28 Sat, Dec 12, 1970 Box Score San Diego Rockets W 103 98 17 11 W 4
29 Tue, Dec 15, 1970 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 115 97 18 11 W 5
30 Fri, Dec 18, 1970 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 137 122 19 11 W 6
31 Sat, Dec 19, 1970 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 87 98 19 12 L 1
32 Sun, Dec 20, 1970 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 116 103 20 12 W 1
33 Tue, Dec 22, 1970 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 121 80 21 12 W 2
34 Wed, Dec 23, 1970 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 104 103 22 12 W 3
35 Fri, Dec 25, 1970 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 112 128 22 13 L 1
36 Sat, Dec 26, 1970 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 114 117 22 14 L 2
37 Sun, Dec 27, 1970 Box Score @ San Diego Rockets W 110 101 23 14 W 1
38 Tue, Dec 29, 1970 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 117 126 23 15 L 1
39 Wed, Dec 30, 1970 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 109 128 23 16 L 2
40 Sat, Jan 2, 1971 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 136 113 24 16 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 5, 1971 Box Score San Diego Rockets W 116 103 25 16 W 2
42 Wed, Jan 6, 1971 Box Score N Milwaukee Bucks L 106 119 25 17 L 1 at Madison, WI
43 Fri, Jan 8, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 105 113 25 18 L 2
44 Sun, Jan 10, 1971 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 141 113 26 18 W 1
45 Thu, Jan 14, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 108 103 27 18 W 2
46 Fri, Jan 15, 1971 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 96 99 27 19 L 1
47 Sat, Jan 16, 1971 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 90 110 27 20 L 2
48 Tue, Jan 19, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 123 111 28 20 W 1
49 Wed, Jan 20, 1971 Box Score New York Knicks W 109 103 29 20 W 2
50 Sat, Jan 23, 1971 Box Score @ San Francisco Warriors W 87 83 30 20 W 3
51 Sun, Jan 24, 1971 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 112 113 30 21 L 1
52 Tue, Jan 26, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 111 136 30 22 L 2
53 Wed, Jan 27, 1971 Box Score @ San Diego Rockets W 111 106 31 22 W 1
54 Sun, Jan 31, 1971 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 131 99 32 22 W 2
55 Tue, Feb 2, 1971 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 118 101 33 22 W 3
56 Wed, Feb 3, 1971 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 124 102 34 22 W 4
57 Fri, Feb 5, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 114 102 35 22 W 5
58 Sat, Feb 6, 1971 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 109 102 36 22 W 6
59 Sun, Feb 7, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 96 104 36 23 L 1
60 Tue, Feb 9, 1971 Box Score Boston Celtics L 88 90 36 24 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Feb 12, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 107 88 37 24 W 1
62 Sat, Feb 13, 1971 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 96 103 37 25 L 1
63 Sun, Feb 14, 1971 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 108 83 38 25 W 1
64 Tue, Feb 16, 1971 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 118 102 39 25 W 2
65 Wed, Feb 17, 1971 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 109 104 40 25 W 3
66 Fri, Feb 19, 1971 Box Score Detroit Pistons W OT 115 114 41 25 W 4
67 Sun, Feb 21, 1971 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 125 112 42 25 W 5
68 Sat, Feb 27, 1971 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 129 114 43 25 W 6
69 Mon, Mar 1, 1971 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 98 94 44 25 W 7 at Las Cruces, NM
70 Wed, Mar 3, 1971 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 90 115 44 26 L 1
71 Fri, Mar 5, 1971 Box Score N San Francisco Warriors W 130 103 45 26 W 1 at San Diego, CA
72 Sat, Mar 6, 1971 Box Score N San Diego Rockets W 105 99 46 26 W 2 at Oakland, CA
73 Sun, Mar 7, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 108 117 46 27 L 1
74 Tue, Mar 9, 1971 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W OT 110 103 47 27 W 1
75 Fri, Mar 12, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 116 92 48 27 W 2
76 Sat, Mar 13, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 111 99 49 27 W 3
77 Sun, Mar 14, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 104 117 49 28 L 1
78 Tue, Mar 16, 1971 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 113 99 50 28 W 1
79 Thu, Mar 18, 1971 Box Score San Francisco Warriors L 85 91 50 29 L 1
80 Fri, Mar 19, 1971 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L OT 111 112 50 30 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Mar 20, 1971 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 138 121 51 30 W 1
82 Sun, Mar 21, 1971 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 111 116 51 31 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 24, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 100 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Mar 26, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 95 105 0 2 L 2
3 Sun, Mar 28, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 106 98 1 2 W 1
4 Tue, Mar 30, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 112 102 2 2 W 2
5 Thu, Apr 1, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 89 115 2 3 L 1
6 Sun, Apr 4, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 113 99 3 3 W 1
7 Tue, Apr 6, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 98 109 3 4 L 1