In 1966-67 season, the Chicago Bulls team was founded. Because Chicago’s animal husbandry is well developed, the professional football team and professional baseball team wased named a animal name, so the “bull” has become the Chicago professional basketball team name. Chicago Bulls join NBA on October 15, 1966 ,and got the 104-97 victory over the St. Louis Hawks, made the team’s first victory .
Team coach Johnny Cole (nickname red head Cole), The first game of the opening of Chicago Bulls in this season includes Lun Chapley, Bob Boozer, Don Coyce, Jerry Sloan and Guy Rogers. After that the Bulls beat the San Francisco Warriors, the record increased to 2 wins and 0 losses. Then in the third game the Bulls beat the Western Conference defending champion Los Angeles Lakers with 134 to 124, raising the winning streak of the season to three.
The Bulls finished with 33 wins and 48 losses in the end of the season, which is the best record of the first year of all the new army to participate in the NBA. The Bulls qualify for the playoffs, but in the first round by the St. Louis Hawks eliminated. In this season, Cole coach won the NBA’s best coach of the year award.
In 1992, the president of Jerry Reynesdorf and NHL Chicago Black Hawk’s president William Waltz reached an agreement, the two sides jointly built a modern gymnasium – United Center Center. Arena project took two years, completed in August 18, 1994. The Arena can provide a variety of services for the fans, the overall layout of the arena is quite reasonable and practical, can accommodate 21711 spectators, this figure is the second place in the Union All the arena.