The Chicago Bulls have fired head coach Fred Hoiberg after a 5-19 start to the season.
Related head coach Jim Boylen has been promoted to head coach.
“Choices like this one are by no means simple to make, nonetheless I felt this was the suitable alternative for our group presently,” John Paxson, the Bulls’ govt vp of basketball operations, mentioned in an announcement.
“After a radical analysis, I elected to make this transfer with the general improvement of our workforce in thoughts. As a workforce, I imagine it’s crucial that we make unfaltering strides in the suitable course and construct the suitable habits to assist put our gamers in one of the best place to evolve not solely now, however into the longer term. I need to thank Fred for his dedication and efforts, in addition to for his enduring dedication to our workforce.”
Hoiberg was named the Bulls’ head coach on June 2, 2015, after spending 5 seasons as head coach at Iowa State. Throughout his time with the Bulls, he coached the workforce to a document of 115-155.