Suffering from a severe stuttering disability, Bob "Butterbean" Love, the son of a sharecropper, rose to become a Chicago Bulls NBA superstar, whose records were eventually surpassed by Michael Jordan. After a career ending back injury he was told by doctors that he would have difficulty walking, let alone play the game he loved. His life spiraled out of control and he ended up penniless, working as a busboy and dishwasher at a Seattle restaurant. Written by
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Bob Love led the Chicago Bulls in scoring for seven straight seasons with a total of 12,623 points. He was an NBA All-Star in 1971, 1972, and 1973... All-NBA Second Team 1970-71, and 1971-72 ... NBA All-Defensive Second Team 1971-72, 1973-74, and 1974-75. Bob Love's Jersey, #10, was officially retired on January 14, 1994. See more