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Chicago Bulls 1996-1997 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Bulls in the NBA 1996-97 Regular Season and the 1997 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
69-13 (.841), 1st in Eastern Conference
Playoffs Record:
15-4 (.789), NBA Champions 1997 NBA Champions

Chicago Bulls 1996-1997 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Nov 1, 1996 Bulls @ Boston Celtics W 107 - 98 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 2, 1996 Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 115 - 86 won 2 2 - 0
3 Nov 5, 1996 Bulls vs. Vancouver Grizzlies W 96 - 73 won 3 3 - 0
4 Nov 6, 1996 Bulls @ Miami Heat W 106 - 100 won 4 4 - 0
5 Nov 8, 1996 Bulls @ Detroit Pistons W 98 - 80 won 5 5 - 0
6 Nov 9, 1996 Bulls vs. Boston Celtics W 104 - 92 won 6 6 - 0
7 Nov 11, 1996 Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns W 97 - 79 won 7 7 - 0
8 Nov 13, 1996 Bulls vs. Miami Heat W 103 - 71 won 8 8 - 0
9 Nov 15, 1996 Bulls @ Charlotte Hornets W 110 - 87 won 9 9 - 0
10 Nov 16, 1996 Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks W 97 - 69 won 10 10 - 0
11 Nov 20, 1996 Bulls @ Phoenix Suns W 113 - 99 won 11 11 - 0
12 Nov 21, 1996 Bulls @ Denver Nuggets W 110 - 92 won 12 12 - 0
13 Nov 23, 1996 Bulls @ Utah Jazz L 100 - 105 lost 1 12 - 1
14 Nov 25, 1996 Bulls @ Los Angeles Clippers W 88 - 84 won 1 13 - 1
15 Nov 29, 1996 Bulls @ Dallas Mavericks W 116 - 97 won 2 14 - 1
16 Nov 30, 1996 Bulls @ San Antonio Spurs W 97 - 88 won 3 15 - 1
17 Dec 3, 1996 Bulls @ Milwaukee Bucks W 107 - 104 won 4 16 - 1
18 Dec 5, 1996 Bulls vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 114 - 96 won 5 17 - 1
19 Dec 7, 1996 Bulls vs. Miami Heat L 80 - 83 lost 1 17 - 2
20 Dec 8, 1996 Bulls @ Toronto Raptors L 89 - 97 lost 2 17 - 3
21 Dec 11, 1996 Bulls vs. Minnesota Timberwolves W 103 - 86 won 1 18 - 3
22 Dec 13, 1996 Bulls @ New Jersey Nets W 113 - 92 won 2 19 - 3
23 Dec 14, 1996 Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets W 87 - 82 won 3 20 - 3
24 Dec 17, 1996 Bulls vs. Los Angeles Lakers W 129 - 123 OT won 4 21 - 3
25 Dec 19, 1996 Bulls @ Charlotte Hornets W 93 - 72 won 5 22 - 3
26 Dec 21, 1996 Bulls @ Philadelphia 76ers W 111 - 105 won 6 23 - 3
27 Dec 23, 1996 Bulls vs. New Jersey Nets W 113 - 81 won 7 24 - 3
28 Dec 25, 1996 Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons W 95 - 83 won 8 25 - 3
29 Dec 26, 1996 Bulls @ Atlanta Hawks L 103 - 108 lost 1 25 - 4
30 Dec 28, 1996 Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 102 - 97 won 1 26 - 4
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 30, 1996 Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers W 81 - 79 won 2 27 - 4
32 Jan 3, 1997 Bulls vs. Orlando Magic W 110 - 89 won 3 28 - 4
33 Jan 6, 1997 Bulls vs. Utah Jazz W 102 - 89 won 4 29 - 4
34 Jan 10, 1997 Bulls @ Milwaukee Bucks W 116 - 101 won 5 30 - 4
35 Jan 11, 1997 Bulls vs. Houston Rockets W 110 - 86 won 6 31 - 4
36 Jan 14, 1997 Bulls vs. Washington Bullets W 108 - 107 won 7 32 - 4
37 Jan 15, 1997 Bulls @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 112 - 102 won 8 33 - 4
38 Jan 17, 1997 Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 100 - 73 won 9 34 - 4
39 Jan 19, 1997 Bulls @ Houston Rockets L 86 - 102 lost 1 34 - 5
40 Jan 21, 1997 Bulls vs. New York Knicks W 88 - 87 won 1 35 - 5
41 Jan 23, 1997 Bulls @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 87 - 71 won 2 36 - 5
42 Jan 25, 1997 Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors W 110 - 98 won 3 37 - 5
43 Jan 28, 1997 Bulls @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 111 - 96 won 4 38 - 5
44 Jan 30, 1997 Bulls @ Sacramento Kings W 111 - 93 won 5 39 - 5
45 Jan 31, 1997 Bulls @ Golden State Warriors W 115 - 92 won 6 40 - 5
46 Feb 2, 1997 Bulls @ Seattle Supersonics W 91 - 84 won 7 41 - 5
47 Feb 4, 1997 Bulls @ Portland Trail Blazers W 88 - 84 won 8 42 - 5
48 Feb 5, 1997 Bulls @ Los Angeles Lakers L 90 - 106 lost 1 42 - 6
49 Feb 11, 1997 Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets W 103 - 100 won 1 43 - 6
50 Feb 14, 1997 Bulls @ Atlanta Hawks W 89 - 88 won 2 44 - 6
51 Feb 16, 1997 Bulls vs. Orlando Magic W 110 - 89 won 3 45 - 6
52 Feb 18, 1997 Bulls vs. Denver Nuggets W 134 - 123 won 4 46 - 6
53 Feb 21, 1997 Bulls @ Washington Bullets W 103 - 99 won 5 47 - 6
54 Feb 22, 1997 Bulls vs. Golden State Warriors W 120 - 87 won 6 48 - 6
55 Feb 24, 1997 Bulls vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 116 - 89 won 7 49 - 6
56 Feb 27, 1997 Bulls @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 70 - 73 lost 1 49 - 7
57 Feb 28, 1997 Bulls vs. Sacramento Kings W 126 - 108 won 1 50 - 7
58 Mar 3, 1997 Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 108 - 90 won 2 51 - 7
59 Mar 5, 1997 Bulls vs. San Antonio Spurs W 111 - 69 won 3 52 - 7
60 Mar 7, 1997 Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers W 104 - 96 won 4 53 - 7
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Mar 9, 1997 Bulls @ New York Knicks L 93 - 97 lost 1 53 - 8
62 Mar 11, 1997 Bulls @ Boston Celtics W 117 - 106 won 1 54 - 8
63 Mar 12, 1997 Bulls @ Philadelphia 76ers W 108 - 104 won 2 55 - 8
64 Mar 14, 1997 Bulls @ New Jersey Nets L 98 - 99 lost 1 55 - 9
65 Mar 15, 1997 Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks W 99 - 79 won 1 56 - 9
66 Mar 18, 1997 Bulls vs. Seattle Supersonics W 89 - 87 OT won 2 57 - 9
67 Mar 21, 1997 Bulls @ Indiana Pacers W 117 - 98 won 3 58 - 9
68 Mar 22, 1997 Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons W 103 - 88 won 4 59 - 9
69 Mar 25, 1997 Bulls vs. Dallas Mavericks W 94 - 92 won 5 60 - 9
70 Mar 27, 1997 Bulls @ Toronto Raptors W 96 - 83 won 6 61 - 9
71 Mar 29, 1997 Bulls vs. New Jersey Nets W 111 - 101 won 7 62 - 9
72 Apr 1, 1997 Bulls vs. Boston Celtics W 111 - 106 won 8 63 - 9
73 Apr 3, 1997 Bulls @ Washington Bullets L 102 - 110 lost 1 63 - 10
74 Apr 4, 1997 Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers W 84 - 71 won 1 64 - 10
75 Apr 6, 1997 Bulls @ Orlando Magic W 110 - 94 won 2 65 - 10
76 Apr 7, 1997 Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 128 - 102 won 3 66 - 10
77 Apr 9, 1997 Bulls @ Indiana Pacers W 86 - 80 won 4 67 - 10
78 Apr 10, 1997 Bulls @ New York Knicks W 105 - 103 won 5 68 - 10
79 Apr 13, 1997 Bulls @ Detroit Pistons L 91 - 108 lost 1 68 - 11
80 Apr 14, 1997 Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors W 117 - 100 won 1 69 - 11
81 Apr 16, 1997 Bulls @ Miami Heat L 92 - 102 lost 1 69 - 12
82 Apr 19, 1997 Bulls vs. New York Knicks L 101 - 103 lost 2 69 - 13

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 25, 1997 Bulls vs. Washington Bullets W 98 - 86 Bulls lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 27, 1997 Bulls vs. Washington Bullets W 109 - 104 Bulls lead
2-0
won 2
3 Apr 30, 1997 Bulls @ Washington Bullets W 96 - 95 Bulls win
3-0
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 6, 1997 Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks W 100 - 97 Bulls lead
1-0
won 4
2 May 8, 1997 Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks L 95 - 103 series tied
1-1
lost 1
3 May 10, 1997 Bulls @ Atlanta Hawks W 100 - 80 Bulls lead
2-1
won 1
4 May 11, 1997 Bulls @ Atlanta Hawks W 89 - 80 Bulls lead
3-1
won 2
5 May 13, 1997 Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks W 107 - 92 Bulls win
4-1
won 3

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 20, 1997 Bulls vs. Miami Heat W 84 - 77 Bulls lead
1-0
won 4
2 May 22, 1997 Bulls vs. Miami Heat W 75 - 68 Bulls lead
2-0
won 5
3 May 24, 1997 Bulls @ Miami Heat W 98 - 74 Bulls lead
3-0
won 6
4 May 26, 1997 Bulls @ Miami Heat L 80 - 87 Bulls lead
3-1
lost 1
5 May 28, 1997 Bulls vs. Miami Heat W 100 - 87 Bulls win
4-1
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Jun 1, 1997 Bulls vs. Utah Jazz W 84 - 82 Bulls lead
1-0
won 2
2 Jun 4, 1997 Bulls vs. Utah Jazz W 97 - 85 Bulls lead
2-0
won 3
3 Jun 6, 1997 Bulls @ Utah Jazz L 93 - 104 Bulls lead
2-1
lost 1
4 Jun 8, 1997 Bulls @ Utah Jazz L 73 - 78 series tied
2-2
lost 2
5 Jun 11, 1997 Bulls @ Utah Jazz W 90 - 88 Bulls lead
3-2
won 1
6 Jun 13, 1997 Bulls vs. Utah Jazz W 90 - 86 Bulls win
4-2
won 2