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Bulls unconventional leadership committee will 'have input on what we do and how we operate originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The latest development in the clearing of the air between head coach Jim Boylen and his Bulls players is a leadership committee. Details of the committee first surfaced on Monday when ESPN's Malika Andrews and Ramona Shelburne reported that Zach LaVine had spoken with Boylen 1-on-1 following the infamous Sunday meetings at the Advocate Center. Those discussions led to the creation of the leadership committee, which both LaVine and Boylen spoke about on Tuesday before the team departed for Mexico City for their Thursday game against the Orlando Magic.
Bulls guard Zach LaVine said he had a private meeting with coach Jim Boylen Sunday after players met with the coach and front office to discuss team issues.
Shortly after the Bulls fired Fred Hoiberg and promoted Jim Boylen to head coach, Boylen said Chicago players weren’t in shape. Zach LaVine and Justin Holiday were the most vocal, sources said. Boylen repeatedly referenced his days on the San Antonio Spurs staff and instances in which coach Gregg Popovich pulled all five players off the floor to send a message, sources said.
There isn't anyone else in the NBA as closely tied to Seattle's professional basketball background as Kevin Durant. Guys like Jamal Crawford, Zach LaVine and Dejounte Murray are from the city and do a lot as hoops ambassadors to Seattle, but Durant is the only one of them who actually got to
Former Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg didn’t just lose the respect of the veteran players in his locker room, but he apparently couldn’t control the young players, either. The Chicago Bulls fired coach Fred Hoiberg on Monday after a dreadful 5-19 start this season, ending his four-year tenure with the team. While Hoiberg’s issues controlling the locker room in Chicago have been well documented — most notably with Jimmy Butler and Joakim Noah — it appears the problem was not limited to veteran players.