Chicago Bulls fans are desperate for Jim Boylen to be fired amid their wretched start to the season.
The six-time NBA Championship winners are 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 6-14 record.
They have lost their last three games including a 104-90 defeat to the Golden State Warriors – the Western Conference’s worst team this season.
A rare bright spot for the Bulls has been rookie point guard Coby White, who has played all 20 games.
White, who was the seventh overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft, is shooting at 36.7 per cent, contributing nearly 13 points per game.
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The Bulls’ social media administrator asked fans on Twitter what their favourite moment from the 19-year-old has been.
But the supporters instead used the opportunity to demand Boylen’s firing.
“Fire Boylen,” one wrote.
“Please fire Jim Boylen,” a second said.
And another said: “The best move in Coby’s early stages will be when the Bulls fire Boylen.”
Bulls general manager Gar Forman also came in for criticism.
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“Fire coach + GM,” one said.
“#FireJimBoy #FireGarPax,” a second wrote.
“#FireGarPax #FireJimBoylen,” a third added.
While a fourth said: “Yes fire Boylen and Garpax.”
The Bulls are back in action in the early hours of Tuesday morning against the Sacramento Kings (Monday, 7pm PST).
Wendell Carter Jr, 20, has been the Bulls’ other impressive performer this season.
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He is frustrated by the team’s losing culture and is eager to help turn things around.
“All my life I’ve won,” the former Duke man told the Chicago Sun Tribune.
“From little leagues to college. So I don’t think I really have to worry about getting caught up in the losing. What I am worried about is making sure that doesn’t become a habit of this organisation.
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"It becomes a standard for us where if we win, everybody is surprised. That’s what you don’t want.
“I know it’s only my second year here, but I don’t want that culture to become Chicago. This organisation has been fantastic in the past, so my job as a dedicated player to this team [is] I want to help that winning culture come back around.”
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