Bucks agree to hire Budenholzer

Former Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer wants a traveling call from an official during the second half against the Milwaukee Bucks, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

MILWAUKEE (WLUK) -- The Milwaukee Bucks have found their new coach -- Mike Budenholzer.

According to multiple reports the Bucks and Budenholzer have agreed on a four-year deal.

Budenholzer was the head coach of the Atlanta Hawks from 2013-18. He previously spent 18 years with the San Antonio Spurs working as the video coordinator and an assistant for head coach Gregg Popovich.

Budenholzer was the 2015 NBA Coach of the Year after the Hawks earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 60-22 record. Atlanta lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the conference finals that year. The Hawks made the playoffs the next two seasons before a 24-58 record left them in last place in the Southeast Division this year.


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