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Bucks’ Mike Budenholzer bags Coach of Year honors again

/ 10:43 AM June 25, 2019
Mike Budenholzer

NBA coach Mike Budenholzer, of the Milwaukee Bucks, accepts the coach of the year award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Milwaukee’s Mike Budenholzer has won Coach of the Year honors for the second time in his career at the NBA Awards.

He guided the Bucks to a 60-22 record in the regular season in his first year with the franchise, leading them to the Eastern Conference finals, where they lost to eventual NBA champion Toronto.

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He got choked up while thanking his wife and kids Monday night.

Budenholzer also coached Team Giannis in the All-Star Game last season

He earned his first Coach of the Year trophy with Atlanta in 2015.

Budenholzer beat out Denver’s Mike Malone and Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers.

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