Bucks bring­ing in Bu­den­holzer as coach

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - BASEBALL -

Mike Bu­den­holzer was out of work for 20 days.

The former Hawks coach reached an agree­ment to be­come the next head coach of the Bucks on Wed­nes­day, ac­cord­ing to a re­port by ESPN. The Hawks and Bu­den­holzer agreed to part ways on April 26 af­ter the former NBA coach of the year in­ter­viewed with the Suns and Knicks de­spite hav­ing two years and $14 mil­lion re­main­ing on his con­tract.

Al­though the financial de­tails of their de­par­ture are not known, the Hawks are ex­pected to re­coup some of the money owed to Bu­den­holzer now that he has an­other job.

The Hawks hired Bu­den­holzer in May of 2013. In his five sea­sons with the Hawks, Bu­den­holzer com­piled a 213-197 record. He led the team to a 60-win sea­son and berth in the Eastern Con­fer­ence fi­nals in 2014-15.

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