Nick Nurse On How Jim Boylen's Leadership Style Fits With The Bulls

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Nick Nurse On How Jim Boylen's Leadership Style Fits With The Bulls
Nick Nurse On How Jim Boylen's Leadership Style Fits With The Bulls

Jim Boylen's old-school tactics wore thin on the Chicago Bulls in the first week of his tenure as head coach after taking over for the fired Fred Hoiberg. Players were so frustrated with the frequency and intensity of his practices, they briefly considered skipping one en masse before agreeing to discuss their issues with Boylen and the coaching staff at team facilities. His seemingly arcane offensive approach was just another reason why it seemed like Boylen wouldn't last the remainder of the regular season before Chicago replaced him. Three months removed from April, Boylen is firmly entrenched as the Bulls' coach of the present and future, and his team is a trendy pick to compete for a lower-rung

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