Sometimes NBA coaches, drunk on false power and endless ego, tell themselves that they’re running the locker room. They think they have control. The good ones understand that arrogance eventually costs them everything.
Boylan isn’t soft.
As an interim coach, trying to win the full-time job, he looks smart today.
No one wins until a locker room, until a basketball team, takes ownership of itself. Noah had been trying people’s patience with late arrivals and borderline attitude this season. Finally, the Florida rookie unleashed a nasty, personal diatribe on an assistant coach correcting him on the practice floor. Boylan suspended him for Friday’s game, but the Bulls players agreed that they wanted to send a sterner message to Noah.
They called for the suspension to take him out of a second game. The Bulls thinkRead More »from Boylan right to let Bulls decide Noah's fate