JIM BOYLAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Boylan out after Bucks' late-season collapse

Jim Boylan will not return as coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. The announcement Wednesday, long expected, comes three days after the Bucks were swept out of their first playoff appearance in three years. General manager John Hammond says a search for a new coach will begin ''immediately.'' Boylan took over Jan. 8 after the Bucks and Scott Skiles parted ways. Though...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks Fire Interim Head Coach Jim Boylan

The Milwaukee Bucks have fired interim head coach Jim Boylan.  Boylan took over for Scott Skiles in January and went 22-28 during his tenure, and a 38-44 record overall. According to the Milwaukee Bucks:   The Bucks will begin a search immediately for a new head coach after informing Jim Boylan that he will not be offered a new contract. GM John Hammond: “At this time we feel...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucks making concerted effort to limit points

MILWAUKEE -- Jim Boylan didn't hold any punches when it came to his team's defense after Sunday afternoon's game. His team responded Tuesday night - for one half, at least. The Milwaukee Bucks turned up the defensive intensity for the first half and held Portland to eight second quarter points to build a 27-point halftime lead. Things loosened up in the second half...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Boylan not satisfied by late-game heroics

MILWAUKEE Jim Boylan certainly didn't sugarcoat anything about the way the Milwaukee Bucks played Sunday afternoon, though he couldn't help but smile after watching the show Monta Ellis put on to will the Bucks to victory. Ellis scored 25 points in the fourth quarter and 33 points in the second half to finish with a season-high 39 points in Milwaukee's 115-109 comeback...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Second half looks bright with Boylan in place

It's hard to believe the NBA season is just about halfway through until you look at the thermometer and realize, yes, it's mid-January in Wisconsin. Forty games in, and the wind chill feels like 40-below. These things are predictable as is the Bucks' 22-18 record the fact they've hovered around .500 all season but the path Milwaukee has taken to this point has...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee has won six of eight under Boylan

MILWAUKEE -- The West Coast didn't change the Milwaukee Bucks. Still feeling good about themselves after their best road trip since 2001, the Bucks continued their recent uptick with a 110-102 victory over Philadelphia at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Tuesday night. With a win over a team chasing them in the standings, the Bucks moved a full six games ahead of the ninth...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Boylan making use of Bucks depth off the bench

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. After his team was just routed by the Detroit Pistons on Dec. 11, Bucks coach Jim Boylan stood at the podium and preached his team simply had to move on. The reason was simple: The Milwaukee Bucks were about to venture out on their longest road-trip of the season, one that was going to set the tone of the rest of the season. Milwaukee finished the trip 3-1 -...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Boylan only third Bucks coach to win in Phoenix

Jim Boylan decided to change things up. Who could blame him? Nothing else has worked in Phoenix the last 24 times the Milwaukee Bucks have played there. This time around unlike previous years Boylan and the team didn't talk about the fact that Milwaukee hadn't won in the Valley of the Sun since 1987. Only after the clock hit zero at US Airways Center was it time to talk...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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