Glory years

Former <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000164" title="Chicago Bulls" href="/topic/sports/basketball/chicago-bulls-ORSPT000164.topic">Chicago Bulls</a> guard Norm Van Lier (with the number 2 on his jersey) is seen in the far right of this picture, with one of the better pre- <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008489" title="Michael Jordan" href="/topic/sports/basketball/michael-jordan-PESPT008489.topic">Michael Jordan</a>-era Bulls teams. Also pictured in this image from April 14, 1973 are Van Lier's backcourt partner Jerry Sloan (4), Bob Love (10) and Dennis Awtrey (20). Sloan, Love and Van Lier were part of a 1975 team which advanced to the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="15008001" title="NBA" href="/topic/sports/basketball/nba-15008001.topic">NBA</a> Western Conference finals, where they lost to Golden State.
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( Tribune file photo )

Former Chicago Bulls guard Norm Van Lier (with the number 2 on his jersey) is seen in the far right of this picture, with one of the better pre- Michael Jordan-era Bulls teams. Also pictured in this image from April 14, 1973 are Van Lier's backcourt partner Jerry Sloan (4), Bob Love (10) and Dennis Awtrey (20). Sloan, Love and Van Lier were part of a 1975 team which advanced to the NBA Western Conference finals, where they lost to Golden State.

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