Friday , Dec , 28 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Jim Boylan Named Interim Head Coach of Chicago Bulls

Jim Boylan was promoted Thursday to interim head coach of the Chicago Bulls, who fired Scott Skiles on Monday after the team’s disappointing start.

Boylan was in his fourth season as an assistant under Skiles and has 14 years experience in the NBA but none as a head coach at the pro level.

"Jim has paid his dues as an assistant coach and has his own ideas on the way he wants us to play," Bulls general manager John Paxson said in a statement…(Click here for more from the Star Tribune.)