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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Horford, Hawks aim to keep playoff streak alive

ATLANTA (AP) The team with the Eastern Conference's longest active streak of playoff appearances has a new problem: Mike Budenholzer doesn't know how to find playing time for so many healthy Hawks. Atlanta made its seventh straight playoff appearance in Budenholzer's debut as coach despite a series of injuries. Al Horford missed more than half the season and for a time...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Budenholzer more than ready, able to function as Hawks' GM and coach

Most people dread going back to work. For head coach Mike Budenholzer, the return to the basketball court will be refreshing. In reality though, Budenholzer's been hard at work for some time. Wearing two hats within the organization has left little time for rest. When general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence from the team, Budenholzer added the GM role...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 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...
Via Holdout Sports
February 26, 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

Budenholzer's Hawks debut comes at Miami

Mike Budenholzer's first game with the Atlanta Hawks came in familiar surroundings. Budenholzer's last game as an assistant with San Antonio was in Miami, when the Spurs lost Game 7 of the NBA Finals to the Heat some 3 1/2 months ago. His first game as a head coach was in the same building, leading the Hawks against the Heat on Monday night in the preseason opener for both...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2013  |  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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Fox Sports South
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...
Via Fox Sports South
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. 

Via Beyond The Buzzer
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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