Pickets at the Chicago Bulls' training -- National Organization of Women's Peoria, Ill., chapter protesting presence of No. 1 draftee Quintin Dailey -- and Chicago NOW chapter reportedly plans to picket home opener Oct. 30 (Bulls-Bullets). Demonstrators issue a resolution of "dismay at Dailey's lack of repentance and the Bulls' callous lack of respect for the woman Dailey assaulted (in San Francisco), the women of Chicago and the women of Peoria." Adds a NOW spokeswoman: "The next national convention is this weekend in Indianapolis and I'm sure this situation will be brought up" . . .

At Cleveland Cavaliers' camp, owner Ted Stepien says he urged $400,000-a-year guard Bobby Wilkerson to apologize to Coach Bill Musselman for refusing to run wind sprints and get off suspension but understands Wilkerson wants to contest the discipline through the NBA Players Association. Stepien: "Everybody will lose if the players association gets involved. Wilkerson could lose his job . . ." And then -- Cav captain James Silas walked out yesterday after a confrontation with Stepien. The veteran guard sat out since Saturday, citing a back injury, but the club doctor examined Silas and told Stepien he wasn't hurt . . . Stepien expects Cliff Robinson, now that the Cavs have matched Houston's offer, to suit up Monday . . .

Playmaker Mo Cheeks has given up his stayaway from Philadelphia 76ers camp and begun practice though team stonewalls his renegotiation demand . . . Santa Monica auto dealer Steve Taub says he plans to meet with NBA officials a second time next week to discuss purchase of the San Diego Clippers; "would like to get a deal struck as soon as possible" and keep the club where it is . . . Washington State's George Raveling has been named Bobby Knight's assistant as 1984 U.S. Olympic coach . . . Promoter Bob Geoghan has NCAA clearance for Capital Classic high school all-star game at Capital Centre, this time without sweating it to the wire; tentatively sets April 1 for 10th annual.