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Millsap's 23 points vs. Magic lead Hawks to 9th straight win

  Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has no issues with winning ugly as long as his team works hard on defense. "Give the guys credit for finding a way to win a tough game," Budenholzer said. "We weren't very good offensively. We weren't very efficient." Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Al Horford added 17 and the Hawks won their ninth straight game with a 87-81 victory over the Orlando...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking stock of Hawks at season's quarter mark

With Monday's victory over the Pacers, the Hawks have hit the quarter mark of the NBA's 82-game season and it's been an opening run that's seen an elevated level of play in Year 2 under coach Mike Budenholzer. Atlanta currently sits second in the Eastern Conference at 14-6, but has done so with a strength of schedule ranked 25th out of 30 teams the level of difficulty is about to...
Via Fox Sports South
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks are off to a pretty good start, and things are only looking up

Their schedule may have been a little on the easy side so far to start the season, but the Atlanta Hawks are one of the Eastern Conference’s biggest surprises. Atlanta, under second-year head coach Mike Budenholzer, is 11-6 are are third in the East, and are 8-2 at home. The Hawks were a bit of a disappointment last season, winning just 38 games and sneaking into the playoffs as...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks roll to 30-point win over reeling Hornets

ATLANTA -- For one night, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer found no reason to criticize his team's defense. ''The guys have really committed and were very good defensively,'' Budenholzer said. ''We can't rest. We have to get better.'' Paul Millsap scored 18 points, Mike Scott added 14 and the Atlanta Hawks handed the Charlotte Hornets a ninth straight loss with a 105-75 victory on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Budenholzer on Leonard: ‘He really wants to be great’

AT&T CENTER – Wednesday, Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was once again in a familiar place – the AT&T Center. But the longtime former Spurs assistant is now on the opposite side of the building in the visitors’ locker room, since he took over the Hawks last season. In his final two years before […]
Via Project Spurs
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Budenholzer crosses halfcourt, bumps into referee to call timeout (Video)

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer ran across halfcourt and actually bumped into the referee to get his attention and call a timeout with 28.4 seconds left in Tuesday night's game against Chicago.The Hawks were down 104-103 and had just grabbed their own offensive rebound. As they began to set up another play on offense, Budenholzer had no way to get the attention of the...
Via Holdout Sports
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Budenholzer runs onto court to call timeout

In the waning seconds of tonight’s Atlanta Hawks/Chicago Bulls game, Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was doing his best to call a timeout with his team down by one. Keep an eye on the upper right corner of the screen as Mike is seen running out the Phillips Arena floor to call a timeout: Nice run, Mike! *** Hawks Coach Runs Across Halfcourt And Taps Ref To Call Timeout [Beyond...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hawks coach runs across court to call timeout

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer runs across the half court line onto the floor while play is going on between the Hawks and Bulls and bumps into the referee to call timeout during the final 30 seconds of the game. It probably wasn’t worth the TO as Mike Scott hit a three that didn’t count and the Bulls held on to win 107-103. Budenholzer walked all the way on the court to physically...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer hits ref with errant clipboard throw

YouTube Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer pulled the old “I don’t like the way you guys are playing, so I’m going to throw my clipboard to make a statement” routine Monday.  Referee Haywoode Workman was on the receiving end as he took the clipboard off the leg. Workman, a former NBA journeyman turned NBA referee recognized the mistake and didn’t “T up” Budenholzer...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer accidentally hits ref with clipboard (Video)

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer accidentally hit an NBA referee in the back when he tossed a clipboard during a timeout in the third quarter of Monday night's game in Brooklyn. Budenholzer was trying to express his frustration with the play of the Hawks on the court, not realizing that official Haywoode Workman was standing right behind him when he tossed his clipboard...
Via Holdout Sports
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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