CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – DECEMBER 10: Head coach Jim Boylen of the Chicago Bulls watches as his team takes on the Sacramento Kings at the United Center on December 10, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
In a move sure to stir strong feelings among Chicago Bulls fans, the team has reportedly agreed to a reworked deal with head coach Jim Boylen.
Boylen, who currently has a 5-13 record with the team since taking over for Fred Hoiberg earlier this season, will get a pay bump on his contract, and the deal will still keep him in Chicago through the end of the 2019-20 season, according to the Chicago Sun-Times and the Athletic.
Boylen’s tenure has been marked by several big controversies, including the decision to take Jabari Parker out of the rotation, and well-publicized pushback from players over the way the coach conducted practices.
The Bulls will continue their road trip on Saturday night when they take on the Utah Jazz.