According to multiple reports, the Milwaukee Bucks have reached an agreement with Mike Budenholzer to become the 16th head coach in franchise history.
The deal was first reported by ESPN, which said Budenholzer’s deal will cover four years.
The 48-year-old Budenholzer was one of two finalists, along with San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina, to be interviews a second time by Bucks G.M. Jon Horst as well as the Bucks ownership team.
Budenholzer will replace Joe Prunty, who coached the Bucks for 37 games as well as this years playoffs, following the dismissal of Jason Kidd in January. The Bucks finished seventh in the East this past season (44-38). They fell to Boston in seven games in the opening round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. [Read more…]