Artis Gilmore

Artis Gilmore honed his skills as a 7'2" center in the American Basketball Association before joining the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000164" title="Chicago Bulls" href="/topic/sports/basketball/chicago-bulls-ORSPT000164.topic">Bulls</a> in 1976 and becoming one of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="15008001" title="NBA" href="/topic/sports/basketball/nba-15008001.topic">NBA</a>'s most intimidating scorers and shot blockers. Four of his six all-star game appearances were in a Bulls uniform. He led the NBA in field goal percentage four straight seasons and retired as the league's career leader in that category (59.9 percent). Gilmore averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds per game.
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( Tribune photo by Phil Mascione / November 5, 1977 )

Artis Gilmore honed his skills as a 7'2" center in the American Basketball Association before joining the Bulls in 1976 and becoming one of the NBA's most intimidating scorers and shot blockers. Four of his six all-star game appearances were in a Bulls uniform. He led the NBA in field goal percentage four straight seasons and retired as the league's career leader in that category (59.9 percent). Gilmore averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds per game.

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