The Chicago Bulls have announced a Ring of Honor. The Bulls will hold a Ring of Honor game on January 12th against the Golden State Warriors. On their official X account, the Bulls stated that the Ring of Honor will celebrate players, coaches, and front-office staff from the past who have made outstanding contributions. The Bulls launched a website stating the criteria required to be inducted into their Ring of Honor, which includes:

  • A minimum  of three seasons with the Chicago Bulls
  • Players must be retired for at least three years
  • Staff must have made significant contributions to the Bulls
  • Staff must have made an impact on championships or league awards
  • All honorees must have substantial achievements with the Bulls, made a meaningful contribution to team success, or hold records that have been sustained throughout team history.
  • All honorees must have demonstrated exceptional character and integrity on and off the court through their playing career and retirement.
The Chicago Bulls Ring of Honor
Photo: NBA.com

Based on these requirements, the Bulls Ring of Honor will be seen as a highly prestigious award within the organization. This will serve as a Hall of Fame within the Bulls organization.

The Chicago Bulls have also announced the inaugural class featuring:

  • Jerry Sloan
  • Bob Love
  • Michael Jordan
  • Scottie Pippen
  • Toni Kukoc
  • Chet Walker
  • Artis Gilmore
  • Dennis Rodman
  • Phil Jackson
  • Jerry Krause
  • Johnny Kerr
  • Tex Winter
  • Dick Klein
  • The entire 1995-96 Chicago Bulls team

The inaugural class features legendary players and staff within the Bulls organization. Bulls fans will await in excitement for fan-favorite players such as Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah to be inducted into future classes.

 

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