Three years later the Bulls won their first NBA championship under the head coach Phil Jackson himself a former Knick defeating the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1991 NBA Finals. A 7'1" (2. 
Cartwright played his college ball at the San Francisco and was a consensus second team all-American in 1977 and 1979.
James William "Bill" Cartwright (born July 30 1957) is a retired American NBA basketball player and a former head coach with the Chicago Bulls. 16 m) center he played 16 seasons for the New York Knicks Chicago Bulls and Seattle SuperSonics helping the Bulls capture consecutive championships in 1991 1992 and 1993.