Jim Boylen Rumors
The Chicago Bulls announced today that Jim Boylen has been appointed associate head coach on Fred Hoiberg’s coaching staff. In accordance with club policy, terms of the contract were not announced. “I am very excited to add Jim to our staff as our associate head coach. His track record speaks for itself with nearly 30 years of coaching experience and three NBA championships on his resume,” said Hoiberg. “His work ethic and attention to detail will help our team every day, and I look forward to working with him as we prepare for next season.”
Mike Monroe: #Spurs official confirms Jim Boylen leaving Popovich staff to become associate head coach of #Bulls … first reported by @Adrian Wojnarowski
San Antonio assistant Jim Boylen has accepted an associate head coaching job with the Chicago Bulls, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg had targeted Boylen to coordinate his defensive coverages and use his strong NBA bench experience to facilitate Hoiberg’s leap to the pro sidelines from Iowa State. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich wanted to keep Boylen on his staff, but ultimately understood the financial opportunity and promotion that the Bulls were offering, sources said. Hoiberg and Boylen met recently, and Boylen had been weighing an offer for several days, sources said.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Spurs assistant Jim Boylen has accepted Associate Head Coach job with Chicago Bulls, league source tells Yahoo.
Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg is pursuing San Antonio Spurs assistant Jim Boylen to be his top assistant coach, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Bulls received permission from the Spurs to speak to Boylen and have interviewed him, league sources said. Chicago has offered Boylen its top assistant coaching position and expressed a willingness to give the title of associate head coach, league sources said.
Chicago Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg is pursuing San Antonio assistant Jim Boylen to be his top assistant coach, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Bulls have received permission from the Spurs to speak to Boylen, league sources said. Chicago has expressed a willingness to discuss the title of associate head coach, league sources said.
Beehive State basketball fans who’ve fretted about former University of Utah coach Jim Boylen being hired as the Jazz’s next head coach can take a deep breath. Boylen, a close friend of Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, is no longer in the running to replace Tyrone Corbin as Utah’s bench boss, according to multiple sources.
Marc Stein: VERY true DLindsey & JBoylen share long-term mutual admiration. Remains to be seen, tho, whether Jazz can hire guy who struggled at UofUtah.
Less than a year after losing top assistant coach Mike Budenholzer to the Atlanta Hawks, the Spurs may be in danger of losing his successor to the Utah Jazz. According to a well-connected NBA source familiar with the Jazz? search for a successor to head coach Ty Corbin, Spurs assistant Jim Boylen is at the top of Utah general manager Dennis Lindsey?s list of potential replacements. Lindsey announced on Monday that the club will not offer a new contract to Corbin, whose contract soon will expire.
Starting forward Kawhi Leonard acknowledged after Sunday’s game he was puzzled when he played only the first 2:10 and final 38 seconds of the fourth quarter of Friday’s loss to the Trail Blazers. He felt a little better when lead assistant Jim Boylen, who took over the team after Popovich was ejected in the third quarter, and the other assistants admitted they had gotten so caught up in the game they forgot to get him back on the floor. “The coaches didn’t know Pop was going to get thrown out of the game,” Leonard said. “They asked me how the game went the next day and told me they were sorry they didn’t put me (back) in.”
Scott Agness: Former Pacers assistant Jim Boylen becomes Gregg Popovich’s top aid in San Antonio with Pop’s top asst., Brett Brown, taking the 76ers jobs.
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have hired Jim Boylen as an assistant coach. Boylen, who brings over 27 years of coaching experience to the bench, spent the past two seasons as an assistant with the Indiana Pacers.
Brett Brown is still in line to replace the departed Mike Budenholzer as the Spurs’ lead assistant, general manager R.C. Buford said. This conflicts published reports that the Spurs were set to hire Indiana assistant Jim Boylen for the position.
Scott Agness: Larry Bird confirms that assistant Jim Boylen is moving on. So Vogel now has two assistant positions to fill.
Scott Agness: Re: @Adrian Wojnarowski latest tweet. Coach Boylen has attended a few pre-draft workouts, but not the two this week.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Spurs are finalizing an agreement with Pacers assistant Jim Boylen to join Gregg Popovich’s coaching staff, league sources tell Y!
Indiana Pacers Head Coach Frank Vogel announced his coaching staff Monday, naming Brian Shaw as associate head coach and Jim Boylen and Dan Burke as assistant coaches. “This is a well-rounded, experienced staff,” said Vogel. “Each individual brings something different, yet collectively they all fit. Everyone will contribute, whether it’s offense, defense, player development or game preparation. All three are very capable of handling any responsibility. There was a lot of interest from other teams in all three of these coaches. The fact they chose to be here is indicative of what we’re building.”
Mike Wells: Frank Vogel will offer the final spot on his staff to Jim Boylen, according to a source. Boylen interviewed w Vogel on Tuesday.
Mike Wells: Former University of Utah coach Jim Boylen interviewed w Vogel for the final assistant job Tuesday, according to a source
New Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown is planning to add former University of Utah coach Jim Boylen to his coaching staff and hire 76ers development coach Quin Snyder to serve with the Lakers in the same capacity, a source close to the negotiations said Monday.