The Chicago Bulls have granted permission to the Charlotte Hornets to interview Jim Boylen for their head coaching vacancy.

Boylen has head coaching experience in college with Utah.

Boylen served on Rudy Tomjanovich's staff during the 1990s with the Rockets. Mitch Kupchak is known to be close with Tomjanovich.

Boylen also worked with the Gregg Popovich in the past.