Jim Boylen has been a source of frustration for many people in and around the Bulls organization, including players, since becoming the team’s head coach in 2018.
Beyond his 39-84 record at the top, he was criticized for his practice practice, use of timeouts, injury management and rotation of the lineup. In the summer, there was speculation that it would be replaced before the next season, especially because team president Arturas Karnisovas had recently been brought in to stir up the franchise culture.
According to a Chicago Sun-Times report, Boylen could survive the 2020-21 campaign as Bulls owner has concerns about the cost of fluctuation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The team is valued at $ 3.2 billion, although high financial numbers have not prevented owners across the sports world from making excuses to pinch pennies.
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The bulls were 22-43 when the pandemic ended its season in March. As in the past decade, they occasionally showed promising flashes, while they were generally overwhelming.
The rookie guard Coby White caught fire in the second half of the team’s shortened season, but the 23-year-old stretch star Lauri Markkanen was unable to take the plunge that many hoped would make it through the third time could create an NBA schedule.
Regardless of whether the bulls keep Boylen or not, they appear to be distant from serious competitiveness and need a legitimate superstar to assert themselves in the Eastern Conference. Still, it could indicate that Chicago is unwilling to do what it takes to energize its weak limbs.