The 10 Greatest Bulls in history, ranked by Player Efficiency Rating (PER)

Michael Jordan (L) and Scottie Pippen (R) of the C
Michael Jordan (L) and Scottie Pippen (R) of the C / VINCENT LAFORET/GettyImages
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6. Elton Brand - 20.5 

Elton Brand played just two years in Chicago, but was incredibly productive in his short stint. Drafted by the Bulls with the first overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft, Brand would go on to win the Rookie of the Year award. 

Averaging 20.1 PPG and 10 RPG in his rookie season, he had an incredible start to his career. He would follow up his rookie season with a similar 20.1 PPG and 10.1 RPG season. 

Defensively, he averaged 1.6 blocks per game and roughly a steal per game in each of his two seasons. He was decently efficient shooting the ball, though he didn’t attempt a single three with the Bulls. 

Brand’s time in the Windy City was short but sweet. His production was undeniable, so it’s understandable why his PER would be so high. 

5. DeMar DeRozan - 21.0 

Another surprise player on this list is DeMar DeRozan. Though he’s been elite in his time with the Bulls, being two spots ahead of Pippen is very questionable. 

In three seasons thus far with the Bulls, DeRozan made two All-Star appearances, averaging just over 25 PPG in that span. 

One of his biggest strengths is his ability to shoot the mid-range shot, thus leading to an efficient 50 percent FG%. He is also an elite free throw shooter, shooting 86 percent or higher from the charity stripe in every season with the Bulls. 

This efficiency paired with his low turnover rate makes for a high PER. DeRozan may not always be the best player on the court, but he’s consistent and plays his role extremely well.