First-year coach Budenholzer building new identity for Hawks

As bad news buffeted the Atlanta Hawks during the final weeks of the season -- Kyle Korver's back spasms, DeMarre Carroll's food-poisoning, Paul Millsap's knee contusion, not to mention Al Horford missing the second half of the season with a torn pectoral muscle -- nearly toppling them from the Eastern Conference playoff race, one key factor helped to prevent them from...
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Williams keys important Hawks' win

ATLANTA -- A few weeks ago in a game like this, Lou Williams' behind would have been glued to the bench. Having worked through whatever discord might have existed between himself and Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer -- call it a doghouse, call it whatever you like -- Williams has worked his way back into the lineup. On Monday when the Hawks needed sorely needed him with starters...
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18 days ago  |  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...
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February 26, 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...
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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...
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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...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer arrested for DUI

Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested by the Georgia State Patrol overnight and charged with driving under the influence. A trooper stopped Budenholzer for having no tail lights according to the State Patrol. The trooper detected an odor of alcohol administered a field sobriety test then placed Budenholzer under arrest. Budenholzer refused a breath test a State...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Snyder joins new Hawks coach Budenholzer's staff

ATLANTA -- Quin Snyder, a former assistant coach with the Lakers and 76ers and former coach at Missouri, has been hired to join new Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer's staff as an assistant. Snyder returns to the NBA with the Hawks after spending last season as an assistant with CSKA Moscow. From 2007-10, Snyder had a 94-56 record as coach of the Austin Toros of the NBA Development...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks hire Spurs assistant Budenholzer as head coach

ATLANTA The Atlanta Hawks have hired San Antonio Spurs assistant Mike Budenholzer to be their next head coach. According to his bio, Budenholzer, 43, graduated from college in 1992-93, played one year professionally in Denmark and then was hired by the Spurs in 1994 and has remained with them ever since. He has served as an assistant for the last 16 years and the last five as Gregg...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks hire new head coach

You can add another branch to the Popovich coaching tree, as the Hawks have tabbed Spurs assistant Mike Budenholzer to be their new man in charge. 

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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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