Bucks officially announce hiring of Budenholzer
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks have officially announced the hiring of Mike Budenholzer as their new coach. Budenholzer, a former coach of the Atlanta Hawks, replaces Joe Prunty, the ex- assistant who went 21-16 in the NBA’s regular season after replacing the fired Jason Kidd in late January. The Bucks lost to Boston in seven games in the first round of the playoffs. Budenholzer went 213-197 in five seasons in Atlanta, leading the Hawks to the Eastern Conference finals in 2015.