Assistant Jim Boylan Named Interim Coach For Bulls

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Jim Boylan has been promoted to interim
head coach of the Chicago Bulls.

Boylan was in his fourth season as an assistant under Scott
Skiles, who was fired Monday after a disappointing start.

Assistant coach Pete Meyers ran the team during Wednesday
night's 94-79 loss at San Antonio, which dropped the Bulls' record
to 9-and-17.

The 52-year-old Boylan has no experience as a head coach at any

As a player, he helped Marquette to the 1977 NCAA championship.
He was later drafted by the Buffalo Braves in the fourth round of
the 1979 NBA draft.

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