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Jim Boylen isn’t going to change how he coaches the Bulls

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Chicago Bulls head coach Jim Boylen says he’s not going to change how he coaches the team despite what has transpired over the last few days, according to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune.

Jim Boylen is a completely different coach than Fred Hoiberg. He’s more demonstrative and demanding, both in games and practices, and it’s taking some time for the Bulls players to get used to him.

The Bulls are a walking disaster right now, which shouldn’t be a surprise given John Paxson and Gar Forman are still leading the franchise.

You probably have heard about the turmoil that is going on in Chicago right now. Boylen has been running long, grueling practices ever since he took over. After the Bulls lost by 56 points to the Boston Celtics, Boylen wanted the players to come in on Sunday and practice, something the guys weren’t on board with since they had just played a back-to-back.

The players talked through a group chat and were discussing things over. The topic of boycotting the practice came up and it almost happened, but the players eventually decided to go to the Advocate Center to have a meeting —  which consisted of coaches, players and front office members.

The Bulls followed up their well-publicized meeting with an awful performance against the Sacramento Kings. Chicago actually had a 56-45 lead at halftime over the Kings, but the second half was a completely different story, as the Kings outscored the Bulls 63-33 after halftime.

The Bulls are in Mexico City to take on the Orlando Magic. Some fans have been saying on social media the team should just stay there until they figure things out. It’s actually not a bad idea.