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Tyler Dorsey’s development is key to his tenure with the Atlanta Hawks

Known as a shooter, how are Dorsey’s other skills coming along? January was kind to Tyler Dorsey, who has found his way into the rotation for the Atlanta Hawks after ten weeks bouncing back and forth between Erie and Atlanta and mostly riding the bench for the big club when he was with them. He was drafted as a gunner and secondary ball handler when he was taken in the second round...
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Hawks University and efficiency in player development

The Hawks have become known as being one of the top teams in the NBA for developing young talent, thanks to a culture change led by Coach Mike Budenholzer and his staff. One of the greatest decisions in Atlanta Hawks franchise history happened on May 28, 2013 when the team decided to make Mike Budenholzer their head coach. Since that day the Hawks have become among the most well...
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3 days ago

Atlanta Hawks: should Mike Budenholzer coach through the rebuild?

Mike Budenholzer is a top-tier NBA coach. He came from the San Antonio Spurs coaching staff and has been a great coach since arriving in Atlanta in 2013. Budenholzer had almost immediate success when arriving in Atlanta, as his best season was the 2014-15 season in which the Hawks finished first in the Eastern Conference. Budenholzer won NBA Coach of the Year after the Hawks had...
September 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Budenholzer no longer Hawks president; Wes Wilcox reassigned

The Atlanta Hawks have restructured their front office as promised, though Wes Wilcox will remain with the team.According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer is relinquishing his duties as the team’s president, though he will remain as head coach. Budenholzer will still have a say on personnel matters. Wilcox, who just completed his second season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Dennis Schroder admits Mike Budenholzer wants him to avoid trash talk

The Eastern Conference playoff series between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards has been a bit heated at times, with point guards John Wall and Dennis Schroder occasionally trading words.Schroder admitted Saturday that if it were up to his coach, Mike Budenholzer, there’d be a lot less talking and a lot more emulating one of the league’s quieter superstars. It’s hard to blame...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Budenholzer on Hawks' slump-busting win over Suns

“We needed to win tonight. No doubt about it.” — Mike Budenholzer on Hawks getting back in win column.
Via FOX Sports South
March 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer points to defense in win over Grizzlies

“I thought the defense and the way we came out in the first quarter kind of set the tone.” — Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer on dominant win over Grizzlies.
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March 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Draymond Green jabs Mike Budenholzer for saying Hawks didn’t have to plan for him

Nobody in the NBA is safe from Draymond Green’s “me against the world” mentality, not even head coaches.Before his Atlanta Hawks played Green’s Golden State Warriors on Monday, coach Mike Budenholzer implied that the two-time All-Star didn’t necessarily have to be game planned for.“He’s a unique player. He’s so unique, but I don’t know that he’s the guy that you game plan for,” Budenholzer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Dennis Schroder wants to meet with Mike Budenholzer about benching

Dennis Schroder was benched for almost the entire second half of Monday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors, and the Atlanta Hawks point guard would like a word with his coach about it.Schroder was pulled from the game immediately following a verbal exchange with teammate Dwight Howard. The argument came after Howard turned the ball over on a bad pass with the Hawks leading...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Budenholzer shoots down Paul Millsap trade rumors

As head coach and president of basketball operations of the Atlanta Hawks, Mike Budenholzer has a say in what the team does at the NBA trade deadline.So when Budenholzer says Paul Millsap is not getting traded, then he’s probably telling the truth.“He’s not going anywhere,” Budenholzer told Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “You can write that.”Millsap was on the...
Via The Sports Daily
February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

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